October 11, 2017

At the age of 13, Patricia McTiernan (BS ’14), had a paint brush and sponge placed in her hand by her aunt who was the Property Manager at Student Rentals in Ithaca. As she grew accustomed to getting her hands dirty with apartment upkeep, her aunt gradually gave her more maintenance responsibility. Patricia’s experience in...

September 11, 2017

When Laura Furman (BS '15) of Needham, Massachusetts joined SAI, it was the first time she set foot into the business world. Prior to her transition to a businesswoman, Laura was interested in public speaking and was recruited to be a part of the Cornell Debate Team with the ILR school. "I knew I wanted to be in a smaller p...

August 2, 2017

Since graduating from Cornell in 2009, Nathaniel Weiss (‘09) has applied his business knowledge acquired from undergraduate experience at Student Agencies to the professional world. A History major in the College of Arts and Sciences, Weiss worked at Bain straight out of Cornell before joining True Religion as first, the Di...

May 30, 2017

Myths abound for the kinds of people who work at top tech companies like IBM: they all have computer science degrees, and they all come from Ivy League or big-name universities. 

But it turns out you don't need to fit this mold to make it in tech. 

As Obed Louissant, IBM Watson's VP of HR, tells Business Insider, his company...

May 30, 2017

When Alan Eisner (BS ’89, MEng ‘92) first arrived on Cornell’s campus as a freshman, he put his name on every club’s list to "really get involved.” However, at the close of his freshman year, Eisner felt dissatisfied that he hadn’t left his own mark on Cornell. When a friend from home at Princeton University told him about...

April 28, 2017

Though a recent graduate of Cornell, Brandon Huang ('15) already has a considerable amount of experience under his belt.

While in high school, Huang was on his school's varsity tennis and basketball teams, coached a youth basketball team, and tutored in his spare time. Inspired by his own experience playing on his school's b...

April 7, 2017

Sharon Dauk (MBA ’89) has entrepreneurship in her blood. Her father spent his entire life as a real estate entrepreneur—something that inspired her to pursue a business major during her time at University of Southern California. While at USC, Dauk placed an emphasis on entrepreneurship and spent the entirety of the sec...

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