An intro to Kellogg’s Career Management Center

What is DAK? That was my first question as I began my role as Managing Director of the Career Management Center (CMC) just over a year ago. DAK stands for “Day at Kellogg” and we held our first DAK of 2015 this past February.

DAK is an extended weekend where admitted students and their spouse, significant other, partner, etc. come to get a feel for the real Kellogg. It is a peek behind the curtain and a glimpse into what a life at Kellogg would feel like, from the social experience and academic life to my personal favorite – navigating your career life!

I spoke with a few hundred admitted students about the high-quality student and alumni career support they could expect to receive as a member of the Kellogg community.

From Dell to Kellogg: How I got where I am today

I came to Kellogg after four years in corporate finance at Dell, based in Austin, Texas. I was part of a leadership development program where I had the opportunity to rotate through roles all across the finance and accounting function.

Once Dell went private, I decided I would take the opportunity to apply to business school for the fall. I always knew I wanted to go back, but the leveraged buyout was definitely the catalyst.

Learning to Lead Leaders

As I near the last few weeks of my 1st year, I have been thinking about the many experiences that I have had while here at Kellogg. Like many students, I went on KWEST, participated in Complete Immersion in Management (CIM), learned to snowboard during Ski Trip and met with a variety of companies and alums during… Continue reading

This is It

No, it’s not the movie about Michael Jackson. I can’t believe this is my last quarter here at Kellogg. These two years flew by in a blink of an eye. It is true when they say time flies when you are having a good time. Graduation is in 2 months! This is definitely a bittersweet… Continue reading