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How does an MBA benefit my career?

What is the value of an MBA degree? Many people believe that studying full-time for their MBA means dropping their jobs. However, the MBA program doesn’t slow down your career, but actually enhances any professional skills you may lack. With the skills I’ve developed here, I aspire to create innovative tech products to help improve people’s lives. Before studying at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), I graduated from National Chengchi University with a Master’s Degree in Management... read more

Net Impact Community Service at Lincoln Park Community Shelter

UIC Liautaud students’ organizations volunteer to cook food for the homeless at Lincoln Park Community Shelter once a month. UIC Net Impact hosted the community service event of September. It was the first time Net Impact completed a community service activity in the 2012-2013 academic year. Lucia, Co-VP of Net Impact and MBA Association Community Service Chair, organized this event and got nine enthusiastic volunteers, including Professor Maija Renko, advisor to Net Impact. We served potato... read more

How Net Impact Can Benefit Your Career

Net Impact is an international, non-profit organization with more than 300 volunteer-led chapters worldwide which emphasizes on sustainability, corporate responsibility and social entrepreneurship. The organization's mission is to inspire, educate and equip individuals to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world and to strengthen a community of new leaders in the business world. The UIC chapter of Net Impact assists graduate students in staying connected to this mission by... read more