5 Ways IPFW’s Doermer School of Business Prepares Its Graduates for the Workforce

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 7/28/16 7:30 AM

If you’re in your junior or senior year of high school and accounting (or another business major) looks like your field of choice at IPFW, you might be wondering what your next steps are. What experiences might you get? What will your next chapter be like?

IPFW senior accounting major Eseosa Igbinijesu has some answers for you—as an international student from Nigeria and as a Mastodon whose goal was to study forensic accounting (fraud examination, advanced auditing, etc.) before she even started to look at schools.

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Topics: Majoring In: Business, Going to School at IPFW

Doermer Student Spotlight: How I Got Real-World Marketing Experience as a College Intern

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 5/31/16 2:00 PM

One of the things that sets IPFW apart from other universities is how often students are connected to real-world learning experiences—getting out of the classroom and into situations that help them apply what they’re learning to the jobs they want after graduation.

These kinds of experiences not only enrich their education, but also help students build a stronger résumé and wider professional network before they finish their degree.

We sat down with Doermer School of Business student Brandon Miller to discuss his internship with IPFW Marketing Communications, and how working alongside the marketing team is preparing him for his career.

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Topics: Majoring In: Business, Going to School at IPFW

10 Questions to Ask Business Students When Visiting Schools

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 5/5/16 8:00 AM

High school students at a Doermer School of Business college fair tableBusiness is a go-to major for a reason. It opens up a wide range of doors in a variety of industries and it’s also the most popular degree in the U.S., which means numerous schools offer it as part of their curriculum.

While doing the “typical” campus tour is a great place to start in getting to know a school, the way to really get in the know about what business student life is like is to ask the students already living it. We’ll help you get started.

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Topics: College Visits, Choosing a Major, Majoring In: Business

Will a Business Degree Get You Where You Want to Go?

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 5/3/16 2:59 PM

Business is the most popular major in the United States,  and for good reason. It can open many doors to a wide variety of industries, and it’s a great starting point for a career, no matter where your interests lie.

Your first impression of a business major might be that it’s too general. The fact that it is a somewhat general major is actually one of its benefits. It teaches skillsets such as strategic thinking and problem solving, leadership, business writing, and accounting and finance functions that you will need to succeed in any industry or as an independent entrepreneur.

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Majoring In: Business

The IPFW Difference: Doermer School of Business

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 2/11/16 8:00 AM

Not all business programs are created equal. If you’re planning on majoring in business, it’s important to understand what a program can do for you, your education, and your career goals.

So what sets the IPFW Richard T. Doermer School of Business apart?

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Topics: Majoring In: Business, Going to School at IPFW

8 Unexpected Careers You Can Get with a Business Degree

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 2/2/16 8:00 AM

Business majors undertake a variety of work in their courses and graduate with a well-rounded skill set that enables them to adapt to and excel in a variety of work environments and situations. The client management and analytical problem solving skills that business majors develop throughout their academic career prepare them for successful future endeavors in a wide range of career options.

So, if not what we normally consider strictly “business” careers, what career fields can you enter with a business degree? The answer to that is just about anything.

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Majoring In: Business


 

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