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International Business & Management Major Jobs and Graduate School Acceptances 2019

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Lia Danzig-Teck

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Major: international business & management
Hometown: Rochester, New York
Employer: IBM
Job title: enterprise applications consultant

Job Responsibilities

I will be joining the enterprise applications service area and developing my expertise in SAP to help clients integrate enterprise-wide data for improved performance and efficiency. I will help clients digitally reinvent operations via new mobile and cognitive technologies, creating fluid value chains.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Dickinson has given me a global education and has taught me how to look at things from different viewpoints.

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

I am most anticipating being able to use my knowledge from my undergraduate experience in the real world and apply everything that these last four years have given me.

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

My semester off campus in New York was the most defining time of my Dickinson experience. I felt as if I was no longer in college and was living life after school with a job and my own place to live.

Internship Experience

I was at a financial consulting company, Caritas Consulting.
I interned at the Asia Society in New York City.
I was a sales & marketing intern in the food sector at Ornua Foods North America.

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Karen Siderovski

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Morgantown, West Virginia
Graduate School: Wake Forest University
Field of study: law

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

I am eager to pursue a legal career and become a judge one day. I want to learn how to best advocate for human rights, especially for at-risk individuals, such as children and the LGBTQQIA+ community.

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

Finding such a strong and supportive group of women in Kappa Alpha Theta to spend my college experience with. Through Theta at Dickinson, I’ve made friendships and connections that I will treasure for a lifetime.

Internship Experience

Court intern with Cumberland County, Pa., Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). I attended and took notes for over 50 child dependency court hearings in the downtown Cumberland County courthouse. I was Cumberland County’s representative at the 2018 National CASA/GAL Conference in Boston.

Cooper Nelson

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Amherst, Massachusetts
Employer: Kantar Millward Brown
Job title: analyst

Job Responsibilities

Through primary research, Kantar Millward Brown's analytics practice is able to provide insight and direction for their clients. I will be working with third-party companies and partners to help uncover and analyze the data needed to provide insight on customer perceptions of the company. I will also be working in teams to create decks for our clients and to answer their questions. These recommendations help to drive anything from marketing schemes to pricing for our customers.

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

Studying abroad was great, and I urge everyone to do this. Joining the Student Investment Group was also crucial in learning how to market myself professionally, one of the best things I did while here.

Internship Experience

I worked for a private equity incubator in Boston called Search Fund Accelerator the summer after my sophomore year. My primary responsibilities were deal sourcing, industry research and due diligence as potential deals progressed. The summer before my senior year, I interned as a business analyst for an outdoor apparel company called Stio, based out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. My main duties revolved around analyzing customer behavior metrics through Excel, to better inform our marketing material and identify potential product issues. I also worked on a final project surrounding the sustainability of the company.

 

 

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Austin Morgan

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Aston, Pennsylvania
Employer: HTG Consultants
Job title: consultant/market analyst

Job Responsibilities

I will be tasked with writing appraisal reports for those looking to build retirement communities or complexes across the country. Part of my responsibility is to both find out the market feasibility of these projects and the profitability of them.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Dickinson has greatly prepared me for life after graduation due to my ability to now think critically at a much higher level and by my experiences with time management participating in college athletics.

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

I am most anticipating the possibility of newfound successes and challenges that I will be able to learn and grow from in the coming years.

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

Some of the defining moments in my experience have been my time participating in college athletics, my study abroad experience and the Steve Aoki concert.

Internship Experience

My internship experience at Wealth Advisory Group in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, was a great one because I was able to learn a lot about myself and work closely with high-ranking advisors in the firm, including the firm's partners. I was able to be very hands-on and learn a lot about the industry.

 

 

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Mariel Arias

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Employer: Bloomberg LP
Job title: analytics and sales

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

  • Well-rounded skill set and opportunities for different experiences.
  • Plenty of teamwork.
  • My job in the Career Center definitely helped me in the job search process.
  • Interacting with faculty and staff in a professional manner has prepared me for the workforce.

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

  • Professional development
  • Salary
  • Networking opportunities, including with other Dickinsonians

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

My time with my fraternity, my three years at phonathon and college advancement, my role at the Career Center.

Internship Experience

  • Dream (formerly Harlem RBI), New York (group leader - summer 2017)
  • Bank of America, New York (summer analyst, Advisor Development Program - summer 2018)

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Hang Nguyen

Majors: mathematics, international business & management
Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam
Employer: BNP Paribas
Job title: investment banking analyst

Internship Experience

Izar Capital, summer investment banking analyst, Washington, D.C.

Matt Butz

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Monkton, Maryland
Employer: Aerotek Staffing and Recruiting
Job title: recruiter

Job Responsibilities

Working to fill our clients' open positions with qualified candidates.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Experience working in teams, public speaking and work ethic.

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

Moving to Colorado and starting my career.

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

Playing on the football team for all four years. Being tapped into the Raven's Claw Society.

Internship Experience

Aerotek staffing and recruiting in Hanover, Maryland. Spent one summer as a credit analyst in the corporate office and one summer as a recruiter.

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James Demakos

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Summit, New Jersey
Employer: E*TRADE Financial Corporation
Job title: product management analyst

Job Responsibilities

Support the retirement business by analyzing current product offerings, researching industry competitors and presenting findings to management to help improve the E*TRADE customer experience and better compete in the marketplace.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Dickinson's liberal-arts platform has enabled me to explore a variety of academic disciplines that I would not ordinarily experience at a typical large university. My professors have all been accountable to their students and seem to care deeply about our success. I have fostered great relationships with many of my professors. Perhaps most notably, Professor Dengjian Jin of the international business & management department has had a significant influence on my development (helping me cultivate a more creative spirit and offering advice as I've moved through the last few years at the school). Possibly even more important than academic achievement, Dickinson has helped me work on my social skills and really helped me come out of my shell after high school.

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

I am confident that Dickinson has prepared me more than adequately to go on and pursue a successful career in the financial services field. I will always try and find ways to help my company become more efficient and hope to one day lead a team at the company. I will always be looking out for innovation and searching for ways to help my company create more value.

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

My junior fall in Málaga seemed to fly by way too quickly. I had a tremendous experience studying abroad in Málaga and living with a nurturing host mother. She also turned out to be quite the gourmet chef! I met many great friends, and living abroad in Spain enabled me to better fortify my Spanish comprehension. In addition, although I did not remain on the Dickinson tennis team for all four years for a variety of personal reasons, when I look back, I really enjoyed my sophomore spring playing for the college. It felt good representing the school when I competed in singles and doubles matches, and I always enjoyed seeing friends and parents gathering on the bleachers to spectate my team playing on Saturday afternoons.

Internship Experience

I completed an internship at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management after my freshman year. I enjoyed the first glimpse at financial services in a formal work environment. I also did an externship with Sackman Enterprises, a real estate development firm based out of NYC (learned about this job from Dickinson alumnus Warren Sackman '08).

Trung Nguyen

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Singapore
Employer: JFC Staffing Companies
Job title: recruiter

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Dickinson provides a liberal and flexible environment for students to discover more about themselves and excel at what they love to do. Additionally, the business major provided at Dickinson has honed us to be the most agile and flexible people because of how business principles can be applied to all walks of life. The world is constantly changing at a rapid pace, and so agility and flexibility are the most important qualities in order to succeed.

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

To hopefully start investing in real estate, sports management, etc.

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

Working in the Dining Hall and becoming an RA. I met a ton of people while working at these places and forged unforgettable experiences.

Internship Experience

Diane von Furstenberg in New York City as a global logistics intern from January 2018 to May 2018. My responsibilities included:

  • Worked with the logistics team on duty drawback project, which allowed the company to recover withdrawal duties, internal revenue tax and merchandise processing fees.
  • Updated existing orders from domestic customers such as Nordstrom and Net-a-Porter to ensure that all canceled styles, rerouted products and physical changes are reflected and recorded correctly on the orders.
  • Reviewed logistics reports (e.g., shipping recaps, receiving reports and invoice bridges), ensuring all information in the database is accurate and providing precise and efficient dataflow to all departments.
  • Generated and proof-read commercial invoices for large and complex overseas shipments, to ensure order initiation of the payment process is efficient.

Unilever Vietnam as a customer development intern in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from July 2017 to August 2017. My responsibilities included:

  • Engaged with the customer development team to develop and organize weekly sales training programs and seminars, providing helpful tips for salespeople to improve their efficiency on the field and better represent Unilever.
  • Monitored and produced daily sales output matrix and provided the data to the sales leader, allowing them to track the performance of every salesperson on their team.
  • Shadowed salesperson on-the-job in selected areas where sales output needed to be improved, providing valuable information to sales leadership for training and improvement planning.
  • Translated documents and online guides from English to Vietnamese for Unilever Field Sales Accreditation program to ensure all Vietnamese salespeople have access to native language product info.

Gray Wilson

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Employer: Berkadia
Job title: real estate financial analyst

Job Responsibilities

I will be managing all aspects of the commercial mortgage process for loans between $800k and $8mil.

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

The opportunity to learn as much as possible.

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

Being a part of a fraternity.

Internship Experience

Diamond Hill Capital Management, product and sales support intern, Columbus, Ohio.

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 one 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 process, contacted with media and so on...

Nick Williams

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Employer: Employee Navigator
Job title: sales development representative

Job Responsibilities

Research/ sourcing potential new clients, performing demos and explaining product.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Business courses and internships have helped teach me the fundamentals of company structures and how corporations function as a whole. This will be a valuable base to add hands-on experience.

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

Excited to have one job to focus on and start my career to really see all the different realms of business out there.

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

Study abroad.

Internship Experience

The Rock Creek Group: Money management firm in Washington, D.C. As a summer analyst, I provided research and due diligence for the impact investment team.

Annie Villamater

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Lutherville Timonium, Maryland
Employer: Morgan Stanley
Job title: finance analyst

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

I learned time-management skills.

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

Furthering my relationship-building skills.

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

Meeting great friends and joining the Delta Nu sorority.

Internship Experience

Finance summer analyst on the Flow Derivatives Team.

Jerry Hua

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Shanghai, China
Employer: Delta Material Service
Job title: intern

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

Maybe passion in the job and salary.

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

Winning tennis matches with teammates.

Internship Experience

Bocomm Financial Leasing in Shanghai, China. Very fun experience, as I am very interested in aviation and finance and this is something that combined both. I was doing lots of research work in the industry of aviation and performed several financial statement analysis.

Stephen Bonacci

Major: international business & management
Hometown: McLean, Virginia
Employer: Logistics Capital & Strategy
Job title: analyst

Job Responsibilities

I will be part of a small team working on various client projects in Logistics Capital & Strategy's strategic and/or financial consulting practice areas. Additionally, I will work on corporate-development projects, such as surveys, articles, publications and the development/refinement of the firm's proprietary databases and models.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

It has provided me with an analytical framework that questions everything. Additionally, Dickinson has provided me with leadership positions in which I not only had to provide direction for students in the groups but also navigate the institutional bureaucracy.

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

Being able to make a mark on a fast-paced and growing industry.

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

Being on the golf team for all four years and being named captain my senior year.

Internship Experience

Chain Bridge Bank, NA in McLean, Virginia, my freshmen summer and the winter of my sophomore year. I was in the accounting and operations department working to reconcile various files and assist with writing parts of the annual report to investors.
Logistics Capital & Strategy in Washington, D.C., where I was part of a team assisting a strategy and finance consulting project. There, I helped build a comprehensive logistics model to increase the client's profitability.

Nadia Sanchez

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Union, New Jersey
Graduate School: Seton Hall University
Field of study: international business

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Dickinson has given me many important skills that will help me once I graduate. I've improved in four languages and improved my business skills.

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

I look forward to being able to use the knowledge I've gained at Dickinson in the "real world."

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

Joining Alpha Phi Omega was a defining moment for me. I started stepping into leadership positions, and the people in the organization helped me realize that I want to continue doing service for the world once I graduate. Also, taking the course Applied Business Ethics really introduced me to the branch of business work that I want to go into in the future.

Internship Experience

I interned at the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation during the spring 2019 semester. I helped with research and assisting the director of workplace development.

Victoria Carnright

Major: international business & management
Hometown: New York City
Employer: Northwestern Mutual
Job title: financial advisor

Job Responsibilities

Advising clients with their insurance and investments.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

By providing a diverse selection of classes.

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

Utilizing the material I learned in courses at Northwestern.

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

Switching my major from biology to international business & management. After taking the fundamentals of business course, I realized I enjoyed learning about business.

Internship Experience

Community Root in Boston.

Vincent Warzecha

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
Employer: Execucare Pool Service
Job title: residential pool consultant

Job Responsibilities

Taking over my father’s pool company that he built from the ground up. I will work on building the company with him.

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

Building a business.

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

Being a part of the Kappa Sigma fraternity, golf team and squash team over my four years here.

Internship Experience

Bluestone Capital Management. Worked as a financial advisor consultant.

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Megan Malloy

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Ridgewood, New Jersey
Employer: Vanguard
Job title: client relations associate

Job Responsibilities

 I will be supporting the Retail Investment Group to partner with investors to help them meet their financial goals. I will assist with client requests to set up accounts, execute trades and guide them with their investments.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

My Dickinson education has taught me how to think critically and learn quickly. I am able to work with others on a team and have developed my business writing skills. I am able to connect my prior work experience with internships to what I have learned in all of my classes and improve my own skills. I am also prepared to be engaged with my local community, as well as think about business on a global scale.

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

I am excited to begin working at Vanguard, to join the Dickinson alumni community that is working there. I am excited for all of the growth opportunities that are available to me at Vanguard and beyond. I am also anticipating continuing my education with either an MBA or a CFP.

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

  • Studying abroad in Bremen, Germany, and Copenhagen, Denmark, for a Mosaic program with Professor Steve Riccio and his Human Resource Management class.
  • Attending the London School of Economics to study finance during the summer before my junior year.
  • Serving as chief external affairs officer of Kappa Alpha Theta and managing all marketing and philanthropy for the organization.
  • Serving on the executive board of Women in Business Club to help get that organization started on campus.
  • Forming strong relationships with my professors and deans.

Internship Experience

Summer of 2018: New York Life Insurance Company, corporate intern with talent acquisition in human resources; New York

  • Analyzed historical campus recruiting practices and recommended changes to improve yield; implemented changes in application to improve efficiency in recruiting process.
  • Presented to 150 corporate interns about job search etiquette and professionalism.
  • Created online handbook for talent acquisition team with reference guides and links to internal websites.
  • Supported recruiters and recruiting coordinators; corresponded with hiring managers and candidates.
  • Vice president, Intern Committee: organized and executed 20 events for interns, including lunch-and-learn.

 Summer of 2017: Good Shepherd Services, external relations intern; New York

  • Supported fundraising and government relations team.
  • Designed a one-page branding guide for internal purposes to reinforce a new brand campaign.
  • Compiled and edited photo archives to improve efficiency for marketing campaigns.
  • Updated website and evaluated email campaigns to improve search engine optimization and contact database.

Andrew Strudwick

Major: 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.

Christian Phelps

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Employer: AXA Advisors
Job title: postgraduate onboarding program for a financial advisor

Job Responsibilities

Beginning the onboarding program to become a fully licensed financial advisor. I would be responsible for overall wealth and financial management for different school districts and individuals in my area.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

It has prepared me to work in international settings, which I hope to work in, in the coming decade.

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

The ability to be independent and forge a new life in the real world. I want to keep traveling.

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

Studying in Bremen was one of the best experiences of Dickinson. My German got way better, and I met some people that I cannot wait to see again in Europe.

Internship Experience

Marketing/translation internship for the Lutheran Church of Hong Kong Synod, Hong Kong. I was responsible for helping plan a marketing campaign and helping edit translations for the family and therapy services.

Madeleine Kuhns-Baione

Major: international business & management
Hometown: Glen Ridge, New Jersey
Employer: Pitta & Baione LLP
Job Title: intern

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with clients to assess the pain and suffering caused to them by diagnosed conditions.
  • Obtain affidavits from clients.
  • Request and assemble medical records in support of client’s case.
  • Prepare documentation memorializing everything.
  • Additional: law firm support— speaking with clients, providing research to lawyers, etc.

How has Dickinson prepared you for life after graduation?

Dickinson has provided me with a well-rounded global education. Due to the liberal-arts aspect, I was able to explore my various interests. My global education has impacted my education profoundly, as I intend to further my career with an international basis. Through these experiences I have gained leadership skills and a sense of independence I never had before.

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Published April 5, 2019