Final Boardroom Presentations

I cannot believe we have come to this point, but we have, this past week we had our Final Boardroom Presentations for our practicums!   The format was different for each team, however, the purpose of this presentation was to synthesize the work we had done at our respective companies over the last three months. […]

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Student Spotlight: Lauren Rogers

Name: Lauren Elizabeth Rogers Hometown: Bellevue, WA Undergraduate Degree: B.A. in English with a Creative Writing Emphasis. I attended Seattle Pacific, and graduated with honors in 2013. Why MAM-SSM: I joined MAM-SSM to gain foundational business skills and discover what area of business excites me most. During the program I realized that Digital Marketing is […]

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Looking Towards The Next Season: Getting A Job

It’s hard to believe we are at this point in the program. We are finishing up our practicums and picking up our cap and gown. We are also deep into the job application process including, applying, interviewing for and most importantly, ACCEPTING jobs (that’s right, three employed students to date!). As we look towards our next […]

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Pioneer Industries: Getting Credit Where It Is Due

My team this quarter is placed at Pioneer Industries (check out what they do) and has had the opportunity to learn about what it takes for a business to decrease their environmental impact. We’ve learned that change is always harder than expected and that being held accountable to an environmental program requires certification. This is where the ISO 14001 Certification […]

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NEXTManga: Animating The Gospel

NextManga is a Japanese comic book compiled of  biblically based stories with the intent of spreading The Gospel to their readers. With an international team located from Japan to Seattle, the ministry has been able to develop comics in 26 translations and have 12 in the works. Our team’s task: To bring a business framework […]

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Practicum Spotlight: Skills Inc.

        As you may remember, we are currently in the Practicum Phase of the program. In this season, we have the opportunity to roll up our sleeves and apply the things we have learned in the classroom to real life business contexts. To give you a better idea of the projects that teams […]

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Consulting On The Waterfront

Those of you that live in Seattle know that proceeding the cloudy winter season, when a sunny day comes along, we must get outside! And despite our crazy schedule, MAM-SM is no exception. Although we can’t stop stuffing our brains with as much business as possible in 11 months, we can at least take our learning to […]

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Impacting The World Around Us

Seattle is a town that definitely knows how to give back to the community. This is especially evident with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Yesterday, my cohort and I had the privilege of getting a tour of the Foundation and meeting with Janet Sawaya – Senior Impact, Advocacy, and Policy Officer at the Foundation. Upon […]

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Practicum: The Internship On Steroids

Can you believe it? It’s here! The LAST QUARTER of the program. We have survived the initial 2 week intensive Boot Camp, completed an entire Industry Analysis and built our own Social Ventures… now it is time to apply all that we have learned into a 3 month all-hands-on-deck practicum experience working for a local company. […]

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“Landing the Job” Step 1: The Interview

As you probably can see now, professional development is a huge deal in our program. At the end of the day, if we as students learn all the content there is to know, but do not know how to apply these in the work place in a professional and humble manner all efforts in our […]

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