The Global Grind: A Proposed Career Readiness Course

This letter was sent to Das Tor sent by Blair Imbody, class of ’88. We absolutely welcome any articles that almuni would like to have published in Das Tor. As an alumnus of Thunderbird, I had the privilege of attending the Mock Interview Friday at Thunderbird in late August. Thank you to Helen Wu, Angelique […]

The Start of the Next T-bird Legacy

By Mary Grace Richardson, Editor-in-Chief When I accepted an offer to be part of the Spring 2018 graduating class at Thunderbird, I wasn’t quite sure how the end of my time here would look. I didn’t know about the relationships we would form, the inimitable place we would call home, the goals that we would […]

Pondering Your Future

By Hal Reid, Guest Alumni Writer (Class of 1971) In a short period of time, some of you will graduate and have to get a J-O-B. When attending graduations of my own, my five children, and family members, one phrase is always said: “You are the Future.” However, this is referring to the entire class, […]

5 Things I Learned From T-Bird Alumni at Career Weekend

By Amanda Cardini, Staff Writer A few weeks ago the Thunderbird Career Management Center hosted a career weekend filled with events designed to help new students prepare for job and internship searches. I’ll be the first to admit that I wasn’t necessarily thrilled about the prospect of attending—we had just gone through Foundations, and I […]

Following Your Instincts on the Job Hunt: A Success Story

By Nash Wills, Co-Editor For all of you romantics out there who are searching for that dream job, I’ve got an inspirational story for you. It’s about someone who many of you probably know. A good friend of mine, and an alumnus of this school, named Drew Himmelreich. During early March of last school year, […]

Networking: Moving Beyond the Usual Suspects

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer When the Hungarian writer Frigyes Karinthy proposed the ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ in 1929– the theory that any one on the planet can be connected with another through a chain of intermediaries of not more than 5, little did he know that the theory would be one of the reasons why […]

Job Opportunities Back Home

By Makarand Gawade, Staff Writer Being an international student in the US, I have experienced the uncertainty and frustration that come from a job search, mainly due to visa sponsorship. H-1B visa cap and now the lottery system (random selection) make the job search more daunting for international students. Increasingly more and more US employers […]

Hustling for the Dream Job

By Drew Himmelreich, Guest Writer Hustling for the dream job: One MBA student’s attempt to turn heads at his favorite company. My name is Drew Himmelreich. I am an MBA candidate with a concentration in marketing at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Career decisions for me have always been driven by my passions. As […]

Coffee Shops and Conference Calls

Coffee Shops and Conference Calls: How I keep breaking my own rules by Arian Shirakhoon, Guest Writer As an MBA student where many of my colleagues are international, conference calls are inevitable. Most of the time I practice proper call etiquette: mute my microphone when I’m not talking, put my headphones in, and sit in […]

Around the World in Six Summer Interns

by Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief Congratulations to our fellow students who are currently spending their summer interning with companies around the world. Here are a few of them! You can find their stories posted on the CMC Facebook page as well. Look out for more articles about their stories right here at DasTor.   Keith Blincoe […]