…are practical work experiences. It’s like an internship, but generally as part of the academic experience. For MAMSSM students, it’s an opportunity to practice what we preach. We’ve been working all year to build our critical thinking, technical skills, and problem-solving skills to become catalysts of change in all areas of business. My team is … Continue reading Practicums


MAM-SSM Social Venture Competition

We wanted to let you know about an exciting opportunity to engage with the MAM-SSM program! We hope you will join us on March 9th from 11:30am-1:30pm for our annual MAM-SSM Social Venture Plan Competition! MAM-SSM SVP is a unique event where students develop businesses that also make a difference in the world. This is … Continue reading MAM-SSM Social Venture Competition

Student Spotlight: Josh Banks

  Name: Joshua Banks Hometown: Mountlake Terrace, WA Undergraduate degree: Biology – Physiology Interests: Renewables & Environment, Think Tanks, Sports: Football (Seahawks) & Baseball (Mariners), Companion Animals - specifically: Care & Training, The Human-Animal Bond, Voice-over/Comedic Imitation, Fishing, Camping, Hiking, Exploring the National Parks, Kayaking, Playing Cards, Watching Movies, Photography, People Watching, Mindfulness Meditation, Wine … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Josh Banks


(Mock?) Interviews

It is our first rounds of mock interviews. We have recruiters and hiring managers come into our conference rooms and take us through a real interview experience. I have to say that this was a really fun experience, although going through tons of interviews is a scary thought at first. Last week, we learned about … Continue reading (Mock?) Interviews



DOUBTING WHETHER YOU COULD MAKE IT THROUGH GRADUATE SCHOOL? "When eating an elephant take one bite at a time." - Creighton Abrams I’m here to tell you, “You can do it!” On our cohort’s recent study abroad trip to India and China we met with a social entrepreneur in Bengaluru.  Collin Timms spoke passionately about … Continue reading GRADUATE SCHOOL?


Technically Speaking

Throughout the year, we have a responsibility to develop our professionalism. There are aspects to our learning experience that are self-instigated, one of them being technical skills. Think Excel, Tableau, and SQL. If you have experience already, you’re very lucky. We use these programs often and unfortunately, many of us with non-business backgrounds don’t come … Continue reading Technically Speaking


Blue 42..Set…Hike!

We’ve been in session for two weeks already, and I cannot believe how fast time is flying. By now, we are all hitting the ground running, keeping ourselves busy with this quarter’s main project and weekly deliverables. Our advisors say this is the toughest quarter in the program because of the content, but also the … Continue reading Blue 42..Set…Hike!