• Student voice: Akiko Yonetani

    Akiko Yonetani’s life changed dramatically when she was 6 years old. That’s when her mother, an English literature professor, decided to move her family from Japan to Cambridge for her sabbatical year. “My mom always told me, ‘You don’t have to be the same as everyone else – be different’ and I did feel really… Continue Reading

  • The Ultimate Guide to Summer Reading

    The summer holidays are the perfect time to recharge your batteries, relax and refresh your mind by catching up on some great reading. For a few books to pack in your carry-on – look no further. HEC Paris MBA professors have some engaging recommendations for you, both in and out of the realm of business. The… Continue Reading

  • Highlights of an MBA Summer Internship

    Summer break is a golden opportunity for adventure, and our MBA students are keen to try something new. Some travel across Europe and further afield, while others catch up with friends and family across the globe. Some brush up on their French at a language school by the sea, and others embrace the chance to… Continue Reading

  • From Campus to 21K at HEC Paris

    The swathes of gorgeous forest that the HEC campus boasts of have always seemed, at first glance, somewhat mysterious to incoming students. Yet these wooded roads, which are populated by deer who make fleeting blink-and-you-miss-’em cameos, are the perfect place to release your inner runner. The campus has three marked running trails of 3 km, 6… Continue Reading

  • Networking at the Paris Talent Summit

    In May 2018, I joined the second edition of the Paris Talent Summit, a two-day networking event and career fair dedicated to the technology industry. Organized by Talent Space, a career accelerator for all things digital, in collaboration with Station F, the world’s largest startup campus, the summit proved to be a great place to… Continue Reading

  • A Career at the World’s Largest Car Manufacturer

    In the race to bring fully autonomous cars to the public, Martin Dion’s goal is to be among those in the figurative driver’s seat. During the past 12 months alone, the HEC Paris MBA alumnus has been promoted from overseeing sales at one car dealership to supervising the sales of used cars at 11 different… Continue Reading

  • MBAs explore the startup scene in Berlin

    Home to red-hot startups and several unicorns – private companies valued at $1 billion or more – Berlin is consistently ranked as one of the best European cities for entrepreneurship. Among those flocking to the German capital are HEC Paris MBA students, who recently spent two days discovering what the city’s startup buzz is all… Continue Reading

  • From MBA Classmates to Soulmates

    Is it romantic at business school? To answer that light-hearted question, we turn to Tere Carral and Jaja Okigwe, two former students who attended the HEC Paris MBA 23 years ago. Jaja was a full-time MBA student; Tere was on a 6-month exchange from IPADE Business School in Mexico. The two of them met during… Continue Reading

  • 10 Years of Leadership Training at Saint Cyr

    Not all leadership seminars are created equal. During the off-campus seminar held at Saint Cyr Coetquidan, HEC Paris MBA students have the remarkable opportunity to take the leadership theories they’ve learned in the classroom and put them to the test. For the 2-day training, students are divided into groups of 10, then asked to perform… Continue Reading