In case you missed it, on Monday evening we held our first-ever Chi Psi Career Center Webinar, A Q&A Guide to Internships.
Led, by a panel of five of Chi Psi’s most successful graduating seniors, the webinar shared advice on landing competitive internships and translating those experiences into impressive job offers from those who’ve been there and done that.
CLICK HERE to view the webinar and get advice from these Brothers:
Dan Barnes, X ‘12: Dan spent this past summer working as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst for Barclays Capital in the Risk Solutions Group. Given that he had no finance experience going into the internship, this opportunity was incredibly useful in developing his technical skills in this area, but it also provided an excellent chance to impress employees with his soft skills instead. After graduating in May, Dan will be joining Barclays full-time as an Analyst for the next two years.
Nick Huber, PΔ ‘12: Nick has held internships at LexisNexis in Dayton, Ohio; PNC Financial Services in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and J.P. Morgan Investment Banking in New York, New York. His J.P. Morgan internship resulted in a full-time employment opportunity with the firm’s Financial Institutions and Governments coverage group, which specializes in merger & acquisition transactions and initial public offerings for banks, insurance companies, asset managers, exchanges, and specialty finance companies. Nick attributes his opportunities to the network he was able to build from the various communities with which he identifies and affiliates, including Miami University and Chi Psi alumni networks.
Brooks Kanski, ΨΔ ’12: Brooks completes his bachelor’s in economics at the University of Colorado in May of this year. He has held internship positions as an accounting analyst at Hughes, Wedgwood & Co in Denver, CO, business development intern at Synthes, Inc in Philadelphia, PA during their merge with Johnson & Johnson, and credit risk analyst at a private risk consultancy also in Denver, CO. Brooks attributes his participation in these opportunities to strong personal branding, and early curiosity in communication skills essential to professional networking.
Stephen Shepherd, YΔ ’12: Stephen spent the summer after of ‘10 as a summer intern in Turner Broadcasting‘s Music Group analyzing music production agreements and clearance licenses for music to be used in DVD releases and live shows and used that experience to advance to a ‘11 summer intern role at Sony/ATV Music Publishing in the marketing department, pitching catalogues from the Beatles to Taylor Swift for use in merchandise products and coordinating marketing projects for music’s use is television ads and instructional videos. Throughout college, he has been the Business and Advertising Manager of Wake Forest’s newspaper. Stephen has used his media experience to secure a position at a rapidly growing digital advertising company called MaxPoint Interactive where he’ll be working with agencies and businesses on their online campaigns and helping them improve their ROI.
Chad Warner, PΔ ‘12: Chad is a senior Accountancy Major and Management Information Systems Minor at Miami University. He will be working in the audit department for KPMG in Chicago after he graduates in May. Chad was in KPMG’s Leadership Program during his sophomore year and interned with the company the summer after his junior year.