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Economics Major Jobs 2018

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Hunter Tuccio

Major: economics
Hometown: New Milfrod, Connecticut
Employer: Toast
Job title: software configuration specialist

Job Responsibilities

Managing relationships between restaurants and Toast in Boston, Massachusetts. Help restaurants configure and set up their menus in Toasts POS systems, to ensure a smooth integration of product.

How has Dickinson prepared you for your future?

Dickinson has given me the mindset it takes to successfully lead in today’s workplace. The small class environment allowed me to become a leader in discussions, rather than just being in attendance. The professors have been a great resource and helped me successfully through my studies.

Internship Experience

  • Incident aid systems: Palo Alto, California.
  • Ando Food: New York, New York.

What are some of the defining moments of your Dickinson experience?

Being able to study abroad in Australia and South Africa. This gave me the ability to experience many cultures while growing my knowledge in economics.

Ryan Brown

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Major: economics
Hometown: Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
Employer: RTI International
Job title: economist

Job Respsonsibilities

Research economist to improve the human condition in Durham, North Carolina.

How has Dickinson prepared you for your future?

It’s made me a good person and helped me to have strong goals.

Internship Experience

Encourage Capital: impact investing.

What are you most anticipating about your future?

To improve the human condition.

Travis Nardin

Major: economics
Certificate: social innovation/entrepreneurship
Hometown: Montville, New Jersey
Employer: GripRx LLC
Job title: founder and CEO

Job Responsibilities

I oversee the manufacturing of our cricket, lacrosse, etc. products and work as a liaison with our endorsed professional athletes. I also work with brands to equip our technology on their products.

How has Dickinson prepared you for your future?

I was able to pursue my entrepreneurial interests on campus and take the SINE certificate coursework.

What are some of the defining moments of your Dickinson experience?

Winning the 2016 Innovation Competition.

Ralph Lawrence Hernandez

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Major: economics, physics
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Employer: Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Job title: global markets sales & trading analyst

Job Responsibilities

Equities electronic trading:

  • Facilitate the execution of trades for clients, while offering a selection of the bank’s electronic trading products and aid customer’s decision.
  • Advise clients on market structure, regulatory change and trading strategy.
  • Responsible for strategic direction and day-to-day management of new and existing products (e.g. algorithms, smart order router, crossing network).

How has Dickinson prepared you for your future?

One of the important things I learned at Dickinson is to constantly ask questions. I fully acknowledge that I will not know every solution to a problem that comes my way. However, I am certain that with time and with the proper questions asked, I can find an answer. I believe this is essential because I am starting a chapter of my life full of unknowns.

Internship Experience

  • CB Richard Ellis Commercial Real Estate: brokerage service intern, Beverly Hills, California.
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch: sophomore & junior sales and trading summer analyst, New York, New York.

What are you most anticipating about your future?

My position in Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a combination of finance and technology. I am excited in learning how technology plays an integral role within the global markets. I am also excited in understanding the intricacies of the financial and market system.

Alec Beauchemin

Major: economics
Hometown: Monroe, Connecticut
Employer: Barnum Financial Group
Job title: financial advisor

Job Responsibilities

Providing clients and small businesses with personal financial management services in Shelton, Connecticut.

How has Dickinson prepared you for your future?

Dickinson has offered me the opportunity to travel abroad and learn more about the real world than I ever thought I would. The lacrosse team has also offered me an incredible experience in accountability and teamwork.

Internship Experience

During the summer of sophomore year I was a marketing intern at International Marketing Services in Shelton, Connecticut. During the summer of junior year, I interned at the same company, but I was working in the finance department and connected with the company I will be working with next year.

Megan McCulloh

Major: economics, art & art history
Hometown: Cockeysville, Maryland
Employer: Unum (Washington, D.C.)
Job title: client manager

How has Dickinson prepared you for your future?

Dickinson's challenging academic work and wonderful professors have taught me how to plan ahead, work hard and have deadlines.

Internship Experience

Maggie O'Neill fine art internship

What are some of the defining moments of your Dickinson experience?

The challenging work that I have done as a double major in economics and studio art.

Gian (Jack) Knowles

Major: economics
Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland
Employer: TEKsystems
Job title: IT recruiter

Job Responsibilities

I will be an information technology (IT) recruiter in Bethesda, Maryland, specializing in hiring individuals to fill information technology positions in a variety of industries. The recruiter may fill either permanent positions or temporary, project-based jobs. As a recruiter, I will seek job candidates who have the specific skills the employer wants, such as programming skills or technical expertise.

How has Dickinson prepared you for the future?

Dickinson has given me the skills and confidence to be successful. Dickinson has given me an incredible experience and has guided me through failure and success to ensure that I am best equipped to face the real world.

Internship Experience

During the summer of 2017, I was a sales and customer service representative for Headfirst Summer Camps based in Washington, D.C. There, I served as the central point of contact for prospective and returning camper families. While customer service definitely tested my patience from time to time, it was an incredible learning experience that has helped prepare me for the future.

What are you most anticipating about your future?

I am excited for the opportunity to be on my own and make money for myself. I want to be part of a company that is progressing and gives me room to grow both within the company and as a person. I feel that out of all the companies that I have looked at, it is TEKsystems that will give me the best opportunity.

What are some of the defining moments of your Dickinson experience?

Too many to think about. My entire four years here have been defining to me. Each and every day has presented me with challenges and opportunity, and I am forever grateful that Dickinson has been there to teach and guide me along the way.

Trang Pham

Major: economics, mathematics
Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam
Employer: Edgeworth Economics LLC
Job title: economic consultant

Job Responsibilities

Provide quantitative analysis and consulting services for organizations and businesses regarding litigation issues in antitrust, merger and acquisition, labor, and transfer pricing in Washington, D.C.

How has Dickinson prepared you for your future?

The liberal-arts education at Dickinson taught me the foundational skills and the ability to adapt. Those skills allow me to learn quickly and excel in almost any career fields that are relevant to my major.

Internship Experience

I interned at Izar Capital Group as a financial analyst during my exchange semester in Washington, D.C.

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John Leibundgut

Major: economics, philosophy
Hometown: Marlton, New Jersey
Employer: Valley National Bank
Job title: credit underwriting associate

Job Responsibilities

I will be starting in a classroom training setting, then moving through a multiple-year, on-the-job training program working to analyze and assess the risk of possible loans in Wayne, New Jersey.

How has Dickinson prepared you for your future?

My time at Dickinson has taught me how to be an active member in my community and to tackle different tasks with academic rigor.

Internship Experiences

eTemp LLC, Morristown, New Jersey, June-August 2016 & June-August 2017: Created a new workflow system for the employees in the company’s CRM program; worked with the CEO to develop an onboarding manual for new employees; aided in sales and operations support and built process mapping and flow for client support and internal operations.

What are some of the defining moments of your Dickinson experience?

My experience helping to develop the Hive with another student and a faculty member, working to get all of the approvals from the Space Planning Committee, ensure funding and getting approval from the Carlisle Borough. Seeing our idea become a physical part of campus was a quintessential Dickinson experience.

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Mari Morelos

Major: economics
Hometown: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Employer: Vanguard
Job title: client relationship specialist (Malvern, Pennsylvania.)

Internship experience

VITA United Way, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

 

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Published April 6, 2018