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Economics Major Jobs and Graduate School Acceptances 2019

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Andrew Strudwick

Majors: economics, international business & management
Hometown: Lake Forest, Illinois
Employer: American Spirit
Job title: internal organization operator of American Spirit within the Reynolds Corporation

Job Responsibilities

Financial analysis and planning for American Spirit Tobacco.

Internship Experience

SourceOne LTD. in Dongguan, Guangdong, China.

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Grant Shearer

Majors: economics, law & policy
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Graduate School: Boston University School of Law
Field of study: health law

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

Working hard and practicing law.

Internship Experience

Judicial internship, Carlisle Courthouse, Carlisle, Pa., summarizing cases, filing and helping the judge and clerk.
Retirement services intern, M Financial, Portland, Ore., contacting clients, member firms and others, research and present on financial planning tools.

Jenna Bendinelli

Majors: mathematics, quantitative economics
Hometown: Princeton, N.J.
Employer: Strategic Research Insights
Job title: business analyst

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Dickinson has taught me how to learn and be curious about new topics. My education here has given me the analytical skills to be successful in life.

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

I am excited about getting work experience in data analytics as I continue to find my passion.

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

Being a student athlete at Dickinson was an amazing experience. It helped me develop invaluable skills and gave me a tremendous support system.

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Hal Marshall

Major: economics
Hometown: Wayne, Pennsylvania
Employer: CNA Insurance
Job title: underwriting trainee

Job Responsibilities

Underwriting lines of commercial insurance.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Dickinson has taught me how to learn a vast range of topics using different methods.

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

Learning about an industry that I currently have little knowledge of.

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

Significantly increasing my GPA from fall semester freshman year to where I stand as a senior.

Internship Experience

AmerisourceBergen, internal audit intern, Chesterbrook, Pa.
AmerisourceBergen, corporate accounting intern, Conshohocken,  Pa.

Julian Jamgochian

Major: economics
Hometown: Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Employer: SEI Fund Manager Operations
Job title: intern

Job Responsibilities

I will be analyzing stock to decide what stock are high earners and what are low earners.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

It has taught me how to accomplish tasks in an effective manner.

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

I would like to be a chief financial adviser and further my career from there.

Max Brown

Major: economics
Hometown: Annapolis, Maryland
Employer: Headfirst
Job title: facilities coordinator

Job Responsibilities

The facilities coordinator must execute a smooth and efficient operation of the site so that ballplayers can get the most out of their camp experience while being able to spot and resolve issues before they arise. The facilities coordinator’s duties are physically rigorous, and they must possess a tenacious work ethic, strong organizational skills and a positive attitude.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Critical thinking and problem solving. Wide education because of liberal arts that most don’t have. Being a student-athlete has helped me with leadership skills, time management and working with a team to achieve common goal.

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

Branching out of comfort zone and exploring new opportunities. Creating and building new relationships.

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

Senior seminar. Walk offs in baseball games.

Mitchell Snyder

Majors: law & policy, economics
Employer: Quantum Communications
Job title: associate
Graduate School: Penn State Dickinson School of Law
Field of study: law

Job Responsibilities

Advise political clients on strategy.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

It has given me a degree and education in economics that is highly sought after.

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

Getting to attend law school.

Internship Experience

Pa. Republican Party, Harrisburg, Pa., communications intern

Michael Hinckley

Majors: economics, psychology
Hometown: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Graduate School: Boston University
Field of study: counseling with a concentration in sports psychology

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

Working with athletes.

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

Experiences with playing basketball for Coach Alan Seretti.

Internship Experience

Premier Sports Psychology - intern assisting with project ongoing and my own relating to team culture, assessment development, cultural assessment project, etc.

Lucile Ionescu

Major: economics
Hometown: Maple Glen, Pennsylvania
Employer: Forum Language Experience
Job title: digital marketing coordinator

Job Responsibilities

I work for Forum Language Experience, a company specialized in custom educational travel. I work in the marketing division, where I am in charge of social media accounts, organizing marketing events for the company, writing the company blog, analyzing evaluations from clients and creating itineraries, among other types of tasks to promote the Forum's cultural tours, language immersion and school exchanges to American French and Spanish teachers.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

I have learned a lot about myself. Studying abroad also gave me a different perspective, and now I am moving to the country where I studied abroad. I have loved to be a part of this community and I look forward to giving back!

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

I definitely expect it to be tough initially. I am moving quite far away from most of my friends and family, but I think that Dickinson has taught me how to be independent. And I know everything I have done until now has prepared me for this.

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

Probably running on the track & field and cross country teams. It has been such a rewarding experience to be part of a team on campus, and I have loved every minute despite all the ups and downs.

Internship Experience

I worked at the same company as a digital marketing intern that I will be working for next year, Forum Language Experience, in Málaga, Spain.

Amiee Yang

Majors: economics, international business & management
Hometown: Beijing City, China
Graduate School: Simon Business School, University of Rochester
Field of study: marketing analytics

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

The courses that I took at Dickinson as an INBM and economics double major prepared me to be able to pursue my future study in marketing analytics. All the group work and projects improved my teamwork ability and public speaking ability were all beneficial for my career path.

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

I hope to work in the entertainment industry to make my hobby become my career.

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

  • Professor Steve Riccio invited me to do a presentation about responsibility at the 2nd Annual Dickinson College Ethics Symposium.
  • Joining D-tones, a co-ed a cappella group on campus, to sing with those lovely singers.

Internship Experience

I completed two marketing related internship in Beijing, China. One was at Beijing Zone League Culture Communication Co. Ltd., and the other was at Bluefocus Communication Group. At Zone League, I was responsible for increasing brand awareness of our two clients. I wrote two legal service industry research papers, interviewed lawyers and wrote press releases about the interviews. Also, I edited the client's job description. At Bluefocus Communication Group, I mainly wrote press releases, designed a product launch event, participated in the advertisement design pross, contacted with media and so on ...

Min Xie

Majors: economics, East Asian studies
Hometown: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Graduate School: Columbia University
Field of study: East Asian languages and cultures

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

It made me more independent, and I gained the ability of critical thinking.

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

I hope I can explore more by attending the MA program in East Asian languages and culture at Columbia University.

Internship Experience

Essence Securities, assistant analyst (Shanghai branch).

Sarah Mazer

Majors: economics, policy management
Hometown: Reisterstown, Maryland
Employer: Ernst & Young
Job title: national advisory staff

Job Responsibilities

I recently joined Ernst and Young (EY) as a member of the business advisory program, which is a two- to three-year development program in the advisory practice. I am currently working with a client in the hospitality industry alongside our Performance Improvement-Finance practice. I look forward to gaining a wide array of skills and experiences on this engagement and throughout my time at EY.

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

Forming lifelong connections, study abroad and taking courses in new departments.

Internship Experience

U.S. Army War College Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (Carlisle), Wells Fargo (Charlotte, N.C.) Macro Center for Political Economics (Tel Aviv, Israel) and DIS Student Blogger (Copenhagen, Denmark).

Linfeng Liu

Majors: mathematics, economics
Hometown: Shanghai City, China
Graduate School: Washington University in St. Louis
Field of study: data analytics and statistics

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

Gain more experience in the practical application of data science.

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

My first-year seminar, "Genesis to Metropolis," is interestingly related to my senior seminar, which is "Economic Demography and Sustainable Development."

Adam Huang

Majors: quantitative economics, political science
Hometown: Guangzhou, China
Graduate School: Cornell University
Field of study: Ph.D. in industrial and labor relations

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

The interdisciplinary nature of Dickinson's education allowed me to experience a variety of subjects and fields. The professors here are amazing.

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

Make it through the program and become a teacher. And then make some positive influences on students, as my professors have done for me.

Internship Experience

I interned at China Development Bank for a summer. Frankly, it helped me realize that I enjoy academic work much more than a standard job.

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Meredith Corry

Major: economics
Hometown: Cohasset, Massachusetts
Employer: Vanguard
Job title: retail resolution services associate

Job Responsibilities

This entry-level role requires Series 7 and 63 and SIE exam licensing. It is a client facing role where I will be talking to clients and aiding them in their financial endeavors.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Academically, Dickinson has prepared me for the rigor in my work life after graduation.

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

To be able to be independent and live on my own.

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

One defining moment was going abroad in Italy.

Internship Experience

I worked at a small private equity firm, specifically a search fund named Ocean Trail Partners in Boston. I searched for eligible companies in the hope that Ocean Trail Partners could acquire the company based on a certain criteria.

Jack Doran

Major: economics
Hometown: Ardmore, Pennsylvania
Employer: HSBC
Job title: analyst

Job Responsibilities:

I will be an analyst in the HSBC Global Markets Sales & Trading program.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Not only has Dickinson taught me about the importance of personal relationships and to think critically, but it has supplied me with an amazing alumni network willing to help me moving forward.

What are you most anticipating about your career or postgraduate pursuits?

Starting the next chapter of my life in a new place.

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

Being a member of the Raven’s Claw Society and a member of the men’s lacrosse team under Coach Dave Webster.

Internship Experience:

Moore Capital Management, a hedge fund based in New York City.

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Published April 7, 2019