EMBA Americas

Learn more about the diverse students, alumni, and faculty of this international executive MBA program.

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Career search, Cornell style: How I cut my job-hunt time in half

After a three-month search and multiple interviews, Beth enthusiastically accepted a job offer. Her last job hunt had taken six months.

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Congratulations, Johnson Class of 2018 graduates!

Graduates of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management were celebrated at two recognition ceremonies on Saturday, May 26. Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

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Noteworthy: NextFem podcast interviews Maggie Chan Jones, MBA ’09­­

Featured on an episode of the NextFem podcast, MBA alumna Maggie Chan Jones shares her powerful story, offers invaluable career advice, and describes how she unearthed her passion.

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Diana Bricknell, MBA ’16: Going back to school and becoming her best self

Americas graduate Diana Bricknell, MBA ’16, is steadfast in her commitment to bringing more women in STEM into the fold and ushering in change that has been long overdue.

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Business venturing session combines skydiving and macroeconomics

It was great to see so many of my classmates again—many of whom I haven’t seen since our two-week kickoff in July. We just completed our second residential session in Arizona.

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Americas Class of 2018: Why not give back?

It is a true honor to act as a representative to my amazing class—the best and brightest group of future business trailblazers. Consider giving back to your Class Campaign.

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Executive MBA myth-busting: 5 myths about the Americas program

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about what earning a Cornell executive MBA is like. Here are a few myths I encountered that got busted along the way.

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Changing careers: My transition from Starwood to Amazon

Executive MBA Americas alumnus Nasser Nammari explains how earning an MBA helped him change careers and transition from Starwood to Amazon.

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Military Veterans: MBA education fosters natural business leadership

In my experience as a veteran in the Executive MBA Americas program at Cornell, Johnson is similar to the Marines in that it’s creating great leaders.