Success story: Finance major an intern at investment firm

Juan DeJesus

For Juan DeJesus, his summer internship at PanAfrican Investment Company isn’t simply about gaining business experience. It’s also about making a difference. DeJesus, who is entering his senior year at the Gabelli School of Business, was attracted to the company, a small investment firm founded by businessmen Richard Parsons and Ronald Lauder, because of its commitment […]

Success story: Finance student takes internship at Eventsy

Cindy Chen

While being an intern for an event planner may seem a bit removed for an accounting and finance major, Cindy Chen thinks her new job has benefits beyond the work experience. “I was a little bit shy at the first party,” Chen, a native of China, said about her marketing and sales work with Eventsy, […]

Success story: Marketing graduate lands job at Flamingo Group

Lauren Teske

Lauren Teske’s new job as a research executive at the Flamingo Group, an international brand consultancy, gives her two things she was looking for straight out of college: challenge and variety. The Flamingo Group’s primary focus is “qualitative research, so I will be working on teams to uncover opportunities and solve challenges that clients are […]

Success story: Gabelli student gets sales job at Discovery

Denisse Garcia

Denisse Garcia never forsakes an opportunity. Because of that, the Bronx native will begin her post-college career as an advertising sales assistant at Discovery Communications. Her path to the position offers a lesson for all job-seekers. It began at a Fordham University event: the annual diversity banquet. “You got to choose who you would like […]

Success story: May graduate to work at event marketing firm

Marielle Rivera

For Marielle Rivera, persistence paid off. Graduating from the Gabelli School of Business this May with a degree in marketing and a concentration in communications and media management, Rivera began hunting in earnest for a job in January, monitoring job boards and applying to three or four different companies at a time. By the end […]

Success story: MBA finance major lands job at Gartner

Anna Winskill

When Anna Winskill came to the Gabelli School of Business for her MBA, she had never read a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Financial reports were foreign to her, but after several years of teaching, Winskill was looking for a change. Her Fordham education helped her make that change. Graduating in May with a concentration in finance, […]

Success story: MSMI student hired at Booz Allen

Aneesha Krishnakumar

For Aneesha Krishnakumar, her graduate-level data-driven marketing decisions class was just what the employer ordered. Krishnakumar, who will graduate from the Gabelli School of Business with a Master of Science in Marketing Intelligence degree this summer, has landed a job as a senior business systems consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington, D.C. “The class […]

Success story: Andrew Maitner completes internship at Hearst Magazines

Andrew Maitner

Andrew Maitner, a Fordham University graduate business student, is seeking to make the most out of his internship at the Men’s Group of Hearst Magazines. Maitner, a 22-year-old from Eastchester, N.Y., is working with the sales and marketing team, analyzing data, designing presentations and doing industry research for publications such as Car and Driver and Popular […]

Success story: Jodie Chan interns at charity: water

Gabelli junior Jodie Chan is finding her internship at charity: water inspiring and productive.

From her seat in a Soho nonprofit’s office, Jodie Chan gets to see a part of the world get better. Bringing clean water to underdeveloped areas is the mission of charity: water, and for Chan, a 20-year-old Gabelli School of Business junior, the work is both fulfilling and career-boosting. Chan is majoring in business administration […]

Success story: Viacom recruits Denisse Garcia for fall internship


Just 24 hours after her interview, Denisse Garcia (GSB’15) got word that she’d been selected for the marketing communications internship at VMN Corp.—Viacom. It’s an exciting opportunity for this marketing, communications and media management major because the internship involves working on popular TV channels, including TV Land, Comedy Central and Spike TV channels. Ad sales and sponsorships and product […]