• The Revamped Career Center at HEC Paris

    We are pleased to announce a redesign to The Career Center (formerly the MBA Career Management Center) at the HEC Paris MBA. The Career Center has been revamped to better position HEC Paris MBA students for the job market. With transversal staff to leverage the strong relationships and expertise across all HEC programs, the team will focus… Continue Reading

  • Christmas in Paris: Our Top 5 Tips

    Paris never looks more beautiful than during Christmas, when its boulevards, monuments and facades are lit by thousands of twinkling lights. Jennifer Wallace, Direct Marketing Manager for the HEC Paris MBA, shares her favorite festive activities in the capital for the holiday season. Department Store Decorations All the major department stores in Paris have dazzling… Continue Reading

  • Student Voice: Mario Salamanca

    When Mario Salamanca, MBA ’19, first switched from law to business, he found himself literally swamped by the experience. “I walked in one morning and the whole office was flooded with six inches of water,” he says. “The building hadn’t been roofed so the rain just came straight in. I had to run around stacking computers up on tables to avoid them being ruined.” The start-up tech company created by his engineering friend had other problems. The business had 14 million pesos of debt, and a CTO using company funds to pay his personal… Continue Reading

  • MBA Fair Dishes Up International Foods

    In its role as the MBA’s favorite way of ordering fresh, home-cooked meals, Our Kitchen has served up delicious dishes from far-flung corners of the world. Last week’s event hosted by the student-run startup proved no exception: on the menu for “Around the World in Many Plates” were countless tantalizing and traditional dishes from students’ homelands,… Continue Reading

  • Getting Immersed in the French Culture

    Visiting a place as a tourist is totally different from living there. I realized this very soon after moving to the HEC Paris campus for the MBA program. Having visited France twice before, I thought I was well versed in the French culture. What little did I know back then… During the first month of… Continue Reading

  • At Ease With That Awkward Question

    The room feels bigger than it actually is. You are seated in a typical conference room, a space occupied by 20 dark shaded chairs, a bare whiteboard and a teleconference unit perfectly positioned in the middle of a giant table. In this corporate environment, you are having an interesting conversation: a job interview. So far,… Continue Reading

  • The 2017 team: Lucas Seabra, Melinda Aulie, Dimitri Limberopoulos, Yeojin Yoon, Mihai Speteanu, Alonso Chavez-Molina, Taylour Locke, Youssef Mawad, Camille Schu, Samuel Jordan, Ysabella Poblete, Drazen Visnjevac, Linda Lin, Matias Fagiano and Federico Mussini

    Students Sail to Victory in the Rolex Regatta

    Gold watches, spritz cocktails, fireworks – it’s easy to see why HEC Paris MBA students trek to the Italian Riviera every year to take part in the Rolex MBA’s Regatta and Conference. The glamorous event, organised by SDA Bocconi, takes place in the picturesque port town of Santa Margherita Ligure. Along with high-end perks, the… Continue Reading

  • LGBT+Business Club Networks in Boston

    Eight students, accompanied by Caroline MacDonald from the school’s Career Center, raised the HEC Paris MBA flag at the 20th annual Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Our students joined an estimated 1,600 participants from other European and American business schools, more than 100 companies interested in MBA talent, and celebrities such as… Continue Reading

  • Summer “Vacation” for an MBA Student

    Go to Paris, they said. It’s just wine and cheese all day, they said. Well, when you take on two summer internships abroad, you skip the cliché for a while. The plus side? You experience the real essence of the HEC Paris MBA: a search for excellence, an international viewpoint and a solid community. As… Continue Reading