Success story: Vonmarie Thomas on Brazilian bread and BDO

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When Vonmarie Thomas (GSB ’14) traveled to Brazil as part of her Emerging Markets Financial Modeling course, she didn’t only learn about finance. She discovered the joy of Pao de Queijo, the signature cheese bread of Brazil, which she has since learned to make in her own kitchen. Vonmarie will apply the same recipe for […]

Success story: “People skills” land Francesca Forlivio a job in HR


Francesca Forlivio (GSB’14) is proof that dreams really do come true. After interning for four consecutive summers at The John M. Glover Insurance Agency in South Norwalk, Connecticut, Francesca was offered a full-time position in the human resources department. What sealed the deal? In addition to her dedication to her internships, Francesca didn’t hide her […]

Success story: Ali Rizvi joins Deloitte’s AERS advisory team

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Reducing risk is Ali Rizvi’s mission in his new position as an advisory consultant in Deloitte’s AERS advisory department. Ali, who graduated in December 2013, said the position matches perfectly with his interest in finance and technology. “We work closely with high level officials to control and reduce risk,” he explained, adding that the fields […]

Success story: Jennifer Wang to intern at Citibank this summer


Jennifer Wang (GSB ’15) will soon get an inside view of what it’s like to work at a global bank—the career she looks forward to after she graduates. In Citibank’s ten-week internship program, Jennifer will work with management teams in the investment banking division, receive technical training and have an opportunity to further develop her communication […]

Success story: Emily Osman to intern as J.P. Morgan Summer Analyst


Finance major Emily Osman (GSB ’15) has been working toward a summer internship as a sales and trading analyst at JP Morgan since her freshman year in college. The main attraction? An opportunity to get hands-on experience and an inside view of the many different possibilities for her future career in the financial services industry. […]

Success story: Andrew Kang promotes Tesla and MTV brands


Tesla Motors sustainable approach toward energy consumption so intrigued Andrew Kang (GSB ’14) that he accepted an offer to work at the firm as a part-time product specialist. He says that learning about the company in Professor Pirson’s Sustainable Business course inspired him, along with the company’s product innovation and unique business model. “There are […]

Success story: Nikki de Castro interns at the PCAOB


Her hands-on involvement in investigating allegations against Big 4, mid-sized and small accounting firms is what Nikki de Castro (GSB ’14) likes most about her internship with the Enforcement and Investigations Division of the PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board). “The team actually asks for my input and uses the evidence and research that I […]

Success story: Jeff Bolte lands internship at KPMG in Germany

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Eight years of German study and a major in finance will pay off in May when Jeffrey Bolte (GSB ’15) travels to Munich to begin a summer internship with KPMG. Bolte was selected from a pool of candidates to work in the firm’s Financial Services Tax-Real Estate division. “I’ve studied German for years but I’ve […]

Success story: Christina Shalhoub accepts an offer from the NFA


It’s going to be all about rules and regulations come June when Christina Shalhoub (GSB ’14) begins training for her new position as a compliance examiner for the National Futures Association (NFA). Christina, who received the offer after three long rounds of interviews, said that Fordham’s emphasis on business and personal integrity helped to prepare […]

Success story: Nailah Harris goes full-time at JPMorgan Chase

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Nailah Harris (GSB ’14) has been with JPMorgan Chase longer than most seniors have been at Fordham. Her work dates back to the summer after high school, when she began its Smart Start scholarship program for high-potential students. Since then, she has held full-time internships there during the summer and part-time ones during the school […]