Senior Enterprise Fellows visited CIBC, Credit score Suisse, Richard Bernstein Advisors, Wells Fargo, Nasdaq, IPG Well being, Bloomberg, Matrix Purposes, FactSet and Salesforce to debate industries and profession paths whereas studying the ability of the alumni community Elon’s college students.
A gaggle of seniors Enterprise Fellows visited a number of organizations in New York Metropolis over two days in September to achieve perception into varied industries and profession paths.
The scholarship recipients, accompanied by Raj Gupta, professor of finance; David Moura, lecturer in administration; Brooke Buffington, director of the Pupil Skilled Growth Middle; and Beth Mannella, affiliate director of company and employer relations; frolicked at CIBC, Credit score Suisse, Richard Bernstein Advisors, Wells Fargo, Nasdaq, IPG Well being, Bloomberg, Matrix Purposes, FactSet and Salesforce.
After workplace visits, fellows attended shows and took part in question-and-answer classes with firm representatives. Subjects coated included profession paths, altering workplace tradition and workplace house design for the reason that pandemic, work-life steadiness, how greatest to arrange for the job market, how how completely different groups work collectively and the transition from college to enterprise.
Fellows had the chance to satisfy the next Elon alumni throughout firm visits:
- Shane Powers ’99, Credit score Suisse
- Ryan Healey ’19, Bloomberg
- Andrew Palmieri ’13, Salesforce
- April Frazer ’03 and JamiLynn Rufo ’07, Wells Fargo
- Colleen Choose ’20 and Andrew Robbins ’20, Matrix Purposes
- Vince Scozzari ’16 and Michael Quinn ’14, Richard Bernstein Advisors
- Justin Wanner ’13, Alex Francis ’16 and Tanisha Gupta ’19, CIBC
- Samantha Glicker ’19 and Brandon DeRaffele ’19, FactSet
- Katherine Sheridan ’17, Quinn Gordinier ’22 and Emily Rogers ’22, Nasdaq
“This journey has given me numerous data and perception into future careers after Elon,” accounting main Colby Ehrhart ’23 G’23 stated. “I’ve loved listening to from Elon alumni about their post-graduation experiences in addition to their varied skilled growth alternatives. The conversations we had been in a position to have helped spark my curiosity and pleasure at enter the labor market.
“I’m extraordinarily grateful to have had the chance to expertise the town in an expert mild with my cohort of Enterprise Fellows and to attach with Elon’s unbelievable community of alumni,” stated Jane Ragland ’23 , double main in financial consulting and accounting. “Seeing the unbelievable issues Elon alumni are doing at firms like Credit score Suisse, Wells Fargo and CIBC makes me so proud to be a Phoenix. Throughout our go to to Nasdaq, not solely did we get to observe the bell opening night time and see “Elon College” shine on the Nasdaq billboard in Instances Sq., however we additionally bought to listen to the tales of three Elon alumni, who credited the dedication, professionalism and the humility that Elon taught them because the engine of their success.
Whereas in New York, the band additionally attended the Elon DIRECTS in New York occasion, which included remarks from Enterprise Fellow Ava Rosen ’23, who spoke about her transformative experiences with Elon.
“The Elon Leads occasion shone a light-weight on our robust alumni community,” Ragland stated. “Reconnecting with outdated buddies and assembly new mentors at this occasion was the right complement to the journey to point out how the Elon neighborhood is right here to help you past commencement. As I start my first job and transfer ahead in my skilled profession, I’ll proceed to worth the connections I’ve made on this journey and the publicity I’ve had in numerous firms and profession paths. I stay up for becoming a member of the Elon alumni neighborhood in New York quickly.
“Having the final three and a half years at Elon to be taught, develop and see all the probabilities to use the data we be taught right here in the true world is thrilling,” stated Hailey Crawford ’23, an financial consulting main. “On prime of that, watching latest graduates flourish in roles that a few of us might even see ourselves in a couple of years from now could be very encouraging for the longer term!”