• As American as Apple Pie

    The diversity of the HEC Paris MBA was one of the main draws for me to the program, and with that comes sharing my own culture and traditions with my classmates. American Week kicked off with a talk about managing expectations in challenging times, given by David Gallagher, my former CEO at Ketchum London and… Continue Reading

  • Some of the MBA student participants in the digital marketing seminar

    Experts share the Latest Digital Marketing Strategies

    “Every leader from every industry says digital is key, but what exactly does a leader need to know about digital marketing and technology?” asked one of my fellow MBA students last April. Despite having studied core management courses for the previous four months, I could not answer her question. That’s what initially sparked our idea… Continue Reading

  • 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