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Success Story: Svetlana Goldin ’18 takes role with Tradewind

Success Stories | Jun 28, 2018 |

By Maja Tarateta When Svetlana Goldin, MBA ’18, moved to the United States from Russia with her husband, she quickly realized that she needed to get an MBA in order to be successful in her job search. “I didn’t have …

Success Story: Brandon Stanford ’18 lands role at EY

Success Stories | Jun 05, 2018 |

by Maja Tarateta For Brandon Stanford, MBA ’18, a chance exchange with a consultant led him to a change of career—and an MBA from the Gabelli School. “I had laser focus on the process of getting to Fordham, and I …

Success Story: Matthew Farrell ’18 secures cyber consultant role at Deloitte

Success Stories | May 31, 2018 |

When Matthew Farrell, BS ’18, was recruited to play Division I water polo at Fordham, he was excited to compete. However, after a freshman-year injury took him out of the water, he realized “I needed to reinvent myself while maintaining …

Success Story: Gregory Avella ’19 starts summer internship at BlackRock

Success Stories | May 16, 2018 |

How do you go from being a pre-med student to working in finance? One Gabelli School student knows from experience. After beginning his Fordham tenure as a pre-med major, Gregory Avella, BS’ 19, has an internship as a U.S. wealth …

Success Story: Bryce Petty ’19 in Goldman Sachs summer internship

Success Stories | May 03, 2018 |

By Maja Tarateta Bryce Petty’s first “real” interview—in-person and in an office—was at a recent Goldman Sachs superday that led to an internship offer. But thanks to preparations he made during his time at the Gabelli School, the applied accounting …

Success Story: William Koganov ’18 accepts Goldman Sachs analyst role

Success Stories | Apr 19, 2018 |

By Maja Tarateta Two years, 500 conversations, 2,000 emails, and one global business degree. This is how William Koganov, BS ’18, says he landed a full-time position as an analyst in asset management at Goldman Sachs, where he will be …

Success Story: Aric Sethre ‘18 lands job at Blackstone

Success Stories | Apr 05, 2018 |

By Maja Tarateta After being introduced to London during his junior-year study-abroad semester, Aric Sethre, BS ’18, knew he wanted to return there to work. Capitalizing on his experience living in Germany until age 10, his ability to speak German, …

Success Story: Alexandra Quan ’17 accepts account manager role at Procter & Gamble

Success Stories | Mar 26, 2018 |

Not all finance students would describe a stint in sales as a major career step, but for a recent Gabelli School graduate, it’s a path worth following. Alexandra Quan, BS ’17, started this month as an account manager at Procter …

Success Story: Zachary Watterson ’19 lands PricewaterhouseCoopers internship

Success Stories | Mar 06, 2018 |

By Maja Tarateta Whenever a presidential candidate—or even a president—came anywhere near Logansport, Indiana, Zachary Watterson’s father would take him to hear the candidate speak. There was John McCain in Indianapolis in 2008, and later, Watterson watched President Barack Obama’s motorcade …

Success Story: Lauren Kelly ’18 accepts fellowship at StartUp Health and full-time position at Barclays

Success Stories | Feb 22, 2018 |

By Maja Tarateta Involvement. And meeting alumni for coffee—lots of coffee. These have been the keys to success for Lauren Kelly, BS ’18, who accepted a spring fellowship at StartUp Health, the world’s largest digital health portfolio. There, she will …

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