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July 7, 2011

Alumni from Top Ranks in the Financial World Give Students Career Advice

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Being prepared to answer probing and thoughtful questions about the financial world, the company where you are being interviewed, and your own professional aspirations are crucial aspects for a successful interview. More than 50 students absorbed that prescription, which was just one part of the intense and pointed discussion provided during a spring semester Finance [...]

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April 5, 2011

Big Dreams and Preparation Allow Lafayette Graduates to Succeed Right Out of the Gate

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A producer with The Today Show; a laser communications system developer for the Navy, a makeup artist with Abercrombie & Fitch, Nautica, and Ralph Lauren; features manager for The Nate Berkus Show; advertising director for Macy’s, lobbyist on Capitol Hill with IBM. These are just a few examples of high-profile careers that young Lafayette alumni [...]

Megan Livak '09, new business development asst., Van Cleef Engineering Associates, Hillsborough, N.J.

March 11, 2011

Engineering and Science Alumni Give Students Career Advice

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One of the most effective ways for students to shape their career paths is to talk to people who are already working in their fields of interest. “We wanted to provide a platform for students to communicate with alumni in their fields on a one-on-one basis,” says civil engineering major Abseen Anya ’11, president of Minority [...]

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January 18, 2011

Emily Goldberg ’05 Rises and Shines with The Today Show

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By Kevin Gray Recently, The Today Show was broadcasting segments about celebrity fashion at the Emmy Awards from the NBC morning show’s Burbank, Calif., bureau. Plans called for one segment to air during both the 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. hours. The first segment—hosted by Bobbie Thomas and Natalie Morales—went very well. “For the 9 [...]

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April 27, 2010

Lafayette Provides the Keys to Success

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Despite a challenging job market, members of the Class of 2009 have found employment at top organizations and been accepted into prestigious graduate programs Hannah Fink ’09 believes the academic and professional preparation she received at Lafayette has been vital to her success in the Ph.D. program in toxicology at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). [...]

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February 18, 2010

Philadelphia and New York Networking Nights Bring Students and Alumni Together

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More than 250 gathered to strengthen connections and learn about various careers Networking is one of the most important skills college students will learn, and Lafayette alumni answer the call each year to help them make connections and explore different careers. This January, the offices of Career Services and Alumni Affairs sponsored the fourth annual [...]

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May 1, 2009

Gateway Program Helps Students Define Career Paths

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Program helps students from orientation to graduation and beyond Even for students who are sure of what they want to do after Lafayette, Career Services’ Gateway program can be a helpful tool in preparing for life after graduation. With no better time to start than the first year, Gateway outlines four steps for students at [...]

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November 4, 2008

A Wall Street Broker

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Chris McConnell ’09 writes about his summer internship with Brett Muney ’86 at Saratoga Futures in New York City Economics and business major Chris McConnell ’09 (Scottsdale, Ariz.) served a summer internship with Brett Muney ’86, who works in sales and trading at Saratoga Futures in New York City. Brett Muney ’86 Teaches the Business [...]

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April 24, 2008

Our Proximity Advantage: Externships in NYC – Pfizer

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Amanda Nardo ’08 writes about her shadowing experience with Vince Petitto ’89, senior manager of customer operations During the interim session, Amanda Nardo ’08 (Mahopac, N.Y) spent two days with Vince Petitto ’89, senior manager of customer operations at Pfizer in New York City, as a part of the externship program offered by Career Services. [...]

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April 7, 2008

Practicing Law

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My externship with attorney John J. Curley ’P09. By Robyn Matchett ’09 During the winter session, government & law major Robyn Matchett ’09 (Sparta, N.J.) worked as an extern with John J. Curley ’P09, an attorney with John J. Curley LLC in Jersey City, N.J. Matchett is a member of the women’s softball team. During [...]