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Press Release :
Doostang Partners With The Fuqua School of Business, Helping Its Students in a Tough Economy
New York, NY — May 11, 2009: Doostang, an exclusive online career website for graduates from the leading U.S. universities, today launched a partnership with The Fuqua School of Business' MBA Career Management Center, bringing its premier job listings to another leading U.S. business school.
"All of us at Doostang are delighted to be working with The Fuqua School of Business," said Mareza Larizadeh, Founder of Doostang. "By giving Fuqua students access to our hiring managers and our hiring managers access to Fuqua students, we are creating value for both sets of our customers at Doostang. Our focus now is to continue to grow the number of fantastic career opportunities for elite professionals on Doostang."
Students at The Fuqua School of Business will have access to Doostang's premium membership and exclusive posting at a reduced rate. These postings include hundreds of positions at the leading investment banks, hedge funds and private equity firms, as well as thousands of positions at consulting firms, media companies and technology startups. Job applicants on Doostang not only have access to highly sought after jobs, they also gain other benefits when using the website, including the ability to apply directly to the hiring manager [whereby bypassing the "black hole" of online applications] and connect with other Doostang members who work at the hiring company to help guide them through the application process.
The partnership offers Fuqua students a resource that will effectively help them start a career or look for top internships. Even in this tough economy and job market, Doostang is able to provide hundred of high quality job openings, dramatically increasing the number of relevant career opportunities available members.
Since Doostang's conception, over 100 college and business school networks have been created, including Harvard, Stanford, MIT, NYU and Michigan. Current or former students of these schools can gain direct access to the exclusive online career advancement network by visiting http://www.doostang.com.
About The Fuqua School of Business:
The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, founded in 1969, has established itself as one of the leading business schools in the world. With talented faculty and a renowned research center, the school sits among top-ranked U.S. business schools. Today, the annual enrollment in Fuqua's degree programs is more than 1,300. In 2008, the school launched an initiative to establish campus locations in the cultural and economic hubs of the world including London, Dubai and Shanghai.
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 http://www.doostang.com.