12Twenty helps students secure jobs

Students want to leave college with two things: memories and a job. Memories are easy to make. The job is the tricky part. Fordham students now have an additional service to make it easier. 12Twenty is an external online resource contracted by the university-wide Office of Career Services. It integrates job tracking and on-campus recruiting into one platform. […]


Value-investing gems sparkle below the surface

Imagine a small bucket of quarters. It may be worth $5. But what if, beneath that top layer of quarters, you found a rare diamond? All of a sudden, that bucket could be worth $50 million. You never know until you look below the surface. According to Meryl Witmer, managing member of the general partner […]


Sunday workshop: Learn to ace your case interview

If you have an upcoming interview with a case-intensive firm—or think you might confront a case-based interview in the future—learn how to ace this challenging format in an upcoming workshop. On Sunday, December 4, the Fordham Management Consulting Association will offer a workshop led by David Ohrvall, founder of MBACASE. “Crack the Case Level 2” gives students the opportunity to […]


Top 5 places to grab food between classes

Every student knows the struggle of trying to find food on days filled with classes. Keep this list in mind for the next time you’re on the Fordham Lincoln Center campus and need a meal that will fill you up and get you to your internship on time. 1. Alan’s Marketplace Located right across the street from Fordham’s Columbus Avenue entrance, […]


FMA’s Fashion and Beauty Panels connect students and alumnae

If you’re seeking advice on how to pursue a career in the fashion and beauty industries, these five young alumnae can help. Last month, the Fordham Marketing Association (FMA) held a Fashion and Beauty Panel featuring five alumnae in these fields. It drew an overflowing audience of students, all hoping to better understand the inner workings of the fashion world. […]

Ferso Ismail stands outside of his restaurant, Burger Lodge. Photo by Kate Marinkovich.

Q-and-A with Ferso Ismail, founder of Burger Lodge

If you live on the Rose Hill campus, chances are good that you’ve heard of Burger Lodge. Within months, this new off-campus eatery has become well-known to Fordham students. Read on to find out how Burger Lodge founder Ferso Ismail, BS ’18, runs the business while studying abroad, what his favorite menu items are, and more. Q: […]


Media-industry panel tackles career questions

The media industry has itself been in the media lately. From discussions about its changing landscape to questions about its role in current events, there’s no shortage of interest when it comes to an industry perpetually in the limelight. For students itching to find their place in this sector, the graduate Media and Entertainment Alliance […]


Is corporate social responsibility a permanent trend?

At the Gabelli School of Business, the idea of “business with purpose” permeates both campuses. But how prevalent is the concept of corporate social responsibility throughout the business world? Senay Alaselim-Yilmaz, CFO of Turkish Philanthropy Funds, and Gary Kelly, attorney and political scientist, shared their thoughts on corporate social responsibility (CSR) during International Business Week. The speakers defined CSR […]


Stephen Blackwell on SpinMedia, success, and being scared

Stephen Blackwell’s journey to become the CEO of SpinMedia, a pop-culture website publisher, was not typical. One snapshot: he graduated from Fordham with an English degree in 2003 after his punk-rock band was signed to a record label. At this month’s Founders @ The Foundry roundtable discussion, Blackwell gave four key pieces of advice for students to use on their own paths […]