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Press Release :
DOOSTANG COLLABORATES WITH THE WHARTON SCHOOL TO GIVE STUDENTS ACCESS TO THE BEST JOBS
Leading Business School Teams Up with Elite Career Website
NEW YORK – March 11, 2009: Doostang, an exclusive online career advancement network for elite professionals, today announced its collaboration with the Wharton School's MBA Career Management Center to provide first and second year MBA students with complimentary access to Doostang's premium job and internship listings.
"Given the challenging job market, our goal is to do whatever we can to help our students gain access to the best career opportunities," said Michelle Antonio, Director of the MBA Career Management Center at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. "Having heard about the premium career opportunities on Doostang from our MBA students, we decided to reach out to them to bring these opportunities to all of our first and second year MBA students."
As of today, Wharton MBA students who join Doostang will have access to thousands of high quality jobs and internships specifically targeted to students and graduates of leading academic institutions. A further benefit of applying to jobs on Doostang is that all applicants are given the hiring manager's name and can apply directly to the hiring manager's email inbox – bypassing the "black hole" of online applications and third party recruiters. Doostang's exclusive postings include:
- Investment Banking jobs and internships
- Private Equity jobs and internships
- Hedge Fund jobs and internships
- Management Consulting jobs and internships
- Media & Entertainment jobs and internships
- Technology Start-up jobs and internships
"We are delighted to be working with one of the nation's top business schools and look forward to helping its students find exciting jobs and internships in these tough economic times," said Mareza Larizadeh, Founder of Doostang. "By enabling hiring managers from the nation's leading finance, consulting, media and start-up companies to selectively post jobs for free on Doostang, we are able to give Wharton MBA students access to thousands of very relevant jobs and internships which are not available on any other website or through any other resource."
About The Wharton School:
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania -- founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school -- is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. The most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world, Wharton bridges research and practice through its broad engagement with the global business community. The school has more than 4,700 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 10,000 annual participants in executive education programs; and an alumni network of more than 84,000 graduates.
Doostang is an exclusive online career advancement network that connects elite professionals with the most prestigious jobs. Founded in 2005, Doostang has quickly become home to the nation's most talented and ambitious professionals and, in turn, attracted the attention of leading employers. Today more than half a million professionals from top universities and business schools are members of Doostang. Companies currently using Doostang to recruit talent include top-tier employers Goldman Sachs, McKinsey & Company, Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts, Summit Partners, Google, Time Warner and Facebook.
Doostang.com is a privately held company, backed by Shasta Ventures and some of Silicon Valley's luminaries including Andy Rachleff, Co-founder of Benchmark Capital. Doostang is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. For more information, please visit www.doostang.com.