What: MTV Networks and The Film Department Where: NY and LA What did you do this summer?I split my summer between two different media companies. I worked for MTV in NY and a film production company, The Film Department, in LA. At MTV I interned in the International Networks Strategy group, which is an internal… Continue reading Where in the World did you Spend your Summer–Daven Johnson (OA)
The Harbus chatted with Naren Shaam (OF), who split his summer between two very different internships. He called his job before HBS – engine design in the automotive industry- “one hundred percent manufacturing and really enjoyable” but decided to challenge himself this summer. He started in Los Angeles working for media investment fund, his first… Continue reading Where in the World did you Spend your Summer–Naren Shaam (OF)
Nearly every EC spent the summer immersed in an internship; only one spent it as a finalist on a reality TV show. Dave Moeller (OC), with MIT Ph.D Craig Forest, was selected from about 2,000 applicants to be the New York regional finalist on ABC’s American Inventor. Their invention? The Claw – a revolutionary bike… Continue reading HBS Meets Reality TV
40 HBS students embarked on the business school experience of a lifetime, to positively impact lives that have been affected by the devastation of hurricane Katrina by applying highly sought after business skills learned through classroom instruction and work experience. It was football fever time in New Orleans. On January 3, the LSU Tigers played… Continue reading 2007 HBS Service Immersion to New Orleans, LA
I just got back from a great (mis)adventure. I had to go to New Orleans for work on Tuesday (my 6th day at my new job in private equity) with plans to return on Wednesday. Given the hurricane forecast to hit later in the week, I checked with all the relevant sources (hotel, meeting, etc.)… Continue reading It's Your 6th Day on the Job. Run For Your Life.
It all started with ice cream. In the heat of battle to acquire Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, consumer products giant Unilever asked company founder Ben Cohen how they could sweeten the deal. The entrepreneur replied that a few million for his Hot Fudge Social Ventures Fund sure would help. It did and Unilever got… Continue reading The SweatX Story:
In 1992, Isaac Tigrett took a historical colonial house on Winthrop Street in Harvard Square, and turned it into the birthplace of a music legend. Tigrett imagined a home that would combine live music and southern-inspired cuisine in an environment celebrating the African American cultural contributions of blues music and folk art. To honor his… Continue reading House of Blues Cambridge Sings Its Final Tune
“CityTripping Productions has been widely praised by the media and consumers alike since its founding last year. Generational prognosticator David Lauren (yes, son of Ralph) called the Company’s first book `informative . . . . with real insights about what it’s like to be young in New York.’” For those of us skeptical of Lauren’s… Continue reading Face in the Crowd