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Accepted: Where Will You Be?

Hearing you've been accepted is an amazing moment - we feel it too. Hear from some of our current students about what that was like for them.

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Simon gave Shahbaaz Mubeen '18 (MBA) the tools to communicate clearly and effectively with various organization stakeholders during his summer internship at Amazon. The mastery he demonstrated in finance, technology, and operations landed him a full-time position with Amazon as a senior program manager.

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From #SimonStrong to Starbucks

Jasmine Mitchell ’19 (MBA) describes her summer internship with Starbucks, the essence of the Simon community captured in a phrase—#SimonStrong—and the importance she places on helping others succeed.

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Engineer Leverages Skills in Product Management

Mike Alcazaren ’19 (MBA) knew Simon would teach him how to use his existing quantitative skillset—the ability to parse and analyze data—to make impactful business decisions. In addition, this participation in international immersions to South Africa and Israel developed his global perspective on business problems.

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Problem Solver Lands at Barclays Investment Bank

Terrance Lovelady ’18 (MBA) describes how the problem solving skills he learned at Simon helped him convert his summer internship at Barclays Investment Bank into an offer to join the company full time as an associate. An added bonus: the "hidden gem" of a food scene he enjoyed with friends during his two years in Rochester.

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MBA Adds Value at Citigroup

Veselina Angelova ’18 (MBA) discusses her decision to pursue an MBA without any prior business experience and how her Simon education led her to the next step in her career: Citigroup’s HR Rotational Program.

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Cars, Career, and Community

Sarah is a lifelong car enthusiast. A fellow Simon student helped her connect to a Fiat Chrysler internship, which opened the doors to a job offer at General Motors. Learn more about Sarah’s journey.

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UR Alum, Simon MBA

Kathryn discovers familiar fields and new opportunities at Simon. UR’s former field hockey player returns to coach and advance her consulting career.

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Career Opportunities Come Knocking For Simon Students

How does it feel to land an offer for your dream job or internship? Our MBA students share their experiences of being accepted for professional opportunities at Google, Ford, the NBA and more.

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Chris DiGiacomandrea

Class of 2018
Pathways Operations Intern, Amazon

What’s it like to be a Simon student? Follow Chris DiGiacomandrea through his day-to-day routine and get a glimpse of his MBA experience.

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Treadwell Singfield

Class of 2018
Consumer Operations Intern, Google

Consortium Fellow Treadwell Singfield landed an internship at Google. Find out how Simon prepared him for one of the world’s most competitive opportunities.

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Sagar Mehta

Class of 2017
Financial Management Associate, Citi

Sagar’s story centers around making connections and leveraging his professional network to secure an internship at Citi.

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Sebastian Nsanzugwanko

Class of 2017
Investment Banking Summer Associate, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

An avid soccer player and president of the Graduate Business Council, Sebastian puts great emphasis on people and connections.

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Katie Freiert

Class of 2017
Player Development Graduate Intern, NBA

Katie Freiert's gamble on a career change led her to the NBA Internship Program, a lifelong dream. Find out how Simon helped Katie shift her career trajectory from the non-profit field to the National Basketball Association.

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Louis Mistretta

Class of 2015
Associate Brand Manager, Johnson & Johnson

How do you prepare for your entire career, not just your first year on the job? Louis Mistretta shares valuable advice based on his experience at Johnson & Johnson.

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Melzetta Moody

Class of 2014
Diversity Recruiting Strategist, NBCUniversal Media

“Be comfortable being uncomfortable. Always stretch yourself.” Hear Melzetta’s advice on how to make the most of your MBA experience.

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Alia Tabet

Class of 2009
Director of Marketing, NFL Network

Alia shares an insider’s perspective on marketing at NFL Network and discusses how her Simon MBA experience continues to influence her career.

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Salim Holder

Class of 2007
Senior Brand Manager, Combe, Inc.

Salim talks about how he applies the concepts and strategies he learned at Simon to his career as senior brand manager at Combe, Inc.

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David Distant

Class of 2017
Technology Investment Banking Summer Associate, Citi

A Portfolio Analyst accelerates his finance career and explores the world; and lands an investment banking internship at Citi in NYC.

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Eileen Yeo

Class of 2016
Global Marketing Development Program, Colgate-Palmolive

A self-professed tech geek and early adopter talks about her pioneering spirit and how that led her straight to Simon Business School.

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Zakia Barnes

Class of 2017
Global Information System Program MBA Intern, Digital Execution & Marketing, Whirlpool Corporation

Analytics hold a special appeal for Zakia Barnes. Listen as she explains the ins and outs of Simon Business School, like a true analyst.

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Jorge Rosales

Class of 2017
Investment Banking Summer Associate - Technology, Media & Telecommunications, UBS Investment Bank

Jorge is training for Ironman, the world's most difficult triathlon, while at the same time, preparing for a career on Wall Street at Simon.

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Peter Morelli

Class of 2017
Summer Executive Associate - Commercial Banking Strategy & Analytics, M&T Bank

Peter, a competitive rower, shares his perspective not only on his sport, but also what he has learned in pricing, business strategy, and how he has connected with the community in Rochester, NY.

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Jay Gillespie

Class of 2016
Associate Brand Manager, Wells Enterprises

An actor takes on a new role and defines a new path in brand management and marketing.

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Mikayla Hart, Mo Shaikh, Andre Segovia, and Gregory Sheldon

Class of 2016

Simon MBAs sought to address food poverty in Pakistan. The journey took them around the world to the Hult Prize Challenge in London.

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Mikayla Hart

Class of 2016
Senior Strategy Consultant, Accenture Strategy

From managing a million-dollar venture capital fund to promoting positive social impact through business, Mikayla shares how a wide range of hands-on opportunities is shaping her career path.

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Tim Hayward

Class of 2016
Consultant, Bain & Company

Tim left his career as an attorney working in labor litigation to join Simon's Full-Time MBA program. Coming from South Africa, he shares his perspective of the School as an international student.

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Margot Anich

Class of 2016
Solution Design, Manager, Athenahealth

Margot parlayed her MBA internship into a full-time career at athenahealth. Find out how she leveraged Simon's close-knit and accessible community to achieve her professional goals.

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Kanika Chopra

Class of 2015
Financial Management Associate, Citi

When Kanika was looking to expand her skill set, most MBA programs didn't differentiate themselves. Learn why one of Poets & Quants; Best MBA Students of 2015 chose Simon Business School.

 
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