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Doostang Seals Partnership With The Johnson School of Management at Cornell University
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NEW YORK, NY, Apr 06 (MARKET WIRE) -- Doostang, an exclusive online career community targeting elite young professionals, today confirmed that The Johnson School of Management at Cornell University has become the latest elite business school to partner with them. "We searched for a resource that would effectively help the careers of our graduating students and those looking for internships," said Karin Ash, Assistant Director at the Career Management Center, The Johnson School of Management. "Doostang proved to us that, even in this economy, they are able to put over 10,000 high quality jobs and internships in front of our students, dramatically increasing the number of relevant career opportunities available to them." Starting today, students at The Johnson School of Management will have access to 10,000 more exclusive jobs which 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. Aside from having more career opportunities targeting elite young professionals than any other website, Doostang also provides its members with other services to help them get hired. These include the ability to apply directly to the hiring manager, and bypass the "black hole" of online applications as well as the ability to connect with other Doostang members who currently work at the hiring company to help them through the application process. "Partnering with yet another highly respected business school just gives us further validation that there is great demand for our products," said Mareza Larizadeh, Founder of Doostang. "Our internal focus now is to continue to build relationships with leading companies in major US metropolitan areas in order to bring their career opportunities to our members." About The Johnson School of Management: The Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, is one of six Ivy League business schools, and is considered as one of the world's leading business schools. With over 50 talented faculty members and a world class research center, the school sits among top-ranked U.S. business schools. Today, the school has over 750 enrolled students as well as over 10,000 active alumni. About Doostang: 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. Copyright 2009, Market Wire, All rights reserved. -0-