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Success Stories | Sep 19, 2017 |

Success Story: Kyle Walsh ’18 in Rare impact investing internship

Of all the ways MBA students can pass the time between their first and second years of the program, Kyle Walsh, MBA ’18, chose one that was so far off the beaten path it’s in the ocean. Walsh spent his …

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Success Stories | Aug 28, 2017 |

Success Story: Jordan Allen ’19 lands Credit Suisse internship

Imagine starting your morning with a 6:00 a.m. workout, then attending class at 8:30, followed by football practice all afternoon, and studying late into the night. Now imagine repeating this schedule every day. It’s a lot to tackle, but Gabelli …

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Success Stories | Aug 03, 2017 |

Success Story: Jenna Florendo ’19 secures Goldman Sachs internship

There’s a typical timeline business students tend to follow when it comes to internships. “Typical” is not in the vocabulary of one Gabelli School student. This summer, Jenna Florendo, BS ’19, is starting out early as an asset management intern …

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Success Stories | Jul 10, 2017 |

Success Story: Aisha Ahmad ’17 promoted to chief engineer at Con Edison

Keeping the lights on for millions of customers in New York City and Westchester is an enormous undertaking. It’s partly the job of one recent Gabelli School Executive MBA graduate. Aisha Ahmad, EMBA ’17, recently was promoted to chief engineer …

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Success Stories | Jun 20, 2017 |

Success Story: Kristen McDonough ’17 in Goldman Sachs analyst role

Teacher. Doctor. Firefighter. These are some of the responses you might expect when asking children what they want to be when they grow up. If you had asked Kristen McDonough, BS ’17, what her dream job was, she would have …

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Success Stories | May 04, 2017 |

Success Story: Mitchell Laferriere ’18 earns Sustainability Accounting Standards Board certification

There’s a lot of talk about “sustainability” in business, but when it comes to making real changes, action is key. A Gabelli School junior is taking that action. Mitchell Laferriere, BS ’18, recently received his Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Level 1 …

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Success Stories | Mar 27, 2017 |

Success Story: Carl Jean-Pierre ’20 earns EY internship

“Come back in a year or two.” For some freshmen, hearing this advice at a career fair might be discouraging. For Carl Jean-Pierre, BS ’20, it made him even more determined to line up an internship. He will start this …

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Success Stories | Feb 16, 2017 |

Success Story: Christa Ceconi ’17 in Dreyfus investment management role

Life is a marathon, not a sprint. A Gabelli School senior knows firsthand the truth behind these words. Christa Ceconi, BS ’17, recently accepted a one-year rotational position at Dreyfus, a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, but it took time, patience, …

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Success Stories | Jan 03, 2017 |

Success Story: Kristy Scheurer ’17 lands Macy’s merchandise planning role

Some people think of shopping as a chore. Others find it to be a therapeutic hobby.

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Success Stories | Nov 22, 2016 |

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

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