In the fall of 2012 MIM student Tianli Zhang had an idea to start his own business. Actually, he had several ideas as he is continually inspired by the potential around him. He began sharing some of these ideas with MIM classmate Joey Yin who agreed that most of the ideas had yet to be seen in the marketplace and could create demand among college students. Thus, Tianli and Joey joined forces to establish Tanley Textiles, a home textiles company selling innovative solutions to college students. Continue reading
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Many 2012 cohort MIM students are deep into their job search requesting informational interviews, applying to various positions and attending networking events. The new cohort may ask, “How did you get started? What resources did you use to jumpstart your career search?” Networking is certainly one of the most important aspects of any job search today, so below is a list of community and SBA resources our cohort has found useful over the past year.
Last Friday as part of Portland State of Mind an Oregon attorney for Miller Nash LLP spoke about her experiences studying and working in China. Merril Keane, a SE Portland native, spent three years in Beijing following her graduation from Haverford College, after which she received her law degree from UCLA. She has since worked globally training clients on the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, consulting for international business transactions, and advising clients on trade regulation compliance. Continue reading