Author: Max Hemm

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Developing your own brand

Many people, myself included, come to business school primarily to build our network and hone the skills that will set us up for success. What I didn’t expect was that through experimenting with electives, different roles and responsibilities, and internships, I was also developing a personal brand. Since during internship recruiting you have to start asking yourself what sets you apart, it starts an introspective journey. In other words, you start looking at how your experiences and style define your personal brand. Using feedback from friends and interviewers, you start to get a map of what your strengths are...

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How volunteering reinforced the value of teams, processes

On Aug. 28, Emory MBAs reconvened from their summer internships to meet their One-Year colleagues and form teams to do good in the community. Over 200 MBAs were engaged in charitable community service with an enthusiasm that is nearly overwhelming. I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to lead a team that had a four-hour window to design a STEM education program for Atlanta’s Kroc Center. The center is dedicated to bringing performing arts and athletics to underserved communities, and we were extremely excited to help them expand their portfolio of programs into the sciences. Four hours does...