Leading in today’s complex business world requires an entrepreneurial mindset, resilience in the face of change, and an ability to harness data and technology to make smart decisions. In our Full-Time MBA program, you’ll gain all of these things, plus a broad foundation of business expertise built through experience-powered learning.

Participants in this event will…

  • Get an inside look at the application process for our Full-Time MBA program as Associate Director of Admissions, Alexandra Munroe, reveals what makes incoming applications stand out
  • Hear from MBA Career Program Manager, Cathy Merlo on how the Graduate Career Center supports your career planning goals from corporate residency placements to postgraduate opportunities
  • Discover what makes the D’Amore-McKim Full-Time MBA unique
  • Participate in an open Q&A session

Speakers

Alexandra Munroe is the Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions for the Full-Time MBA program, and specializes in leading prospective Full-Time MBA students throughout their admissions journey. As part of her role, she manages admission events, application processing and evaluation, and much more!

Before working with Full-Time MBA candidates, Alexandra began with D’Amore-McKim in 2016, managing recruitment for the Graduate School of Professional Accounting’s MS in Accounting/MBA, MS in Accounting, and MS in Taxation programs.

Prior to coming to Northeastern, Alexandra held roles in major retail companies including The TJX Companies where she worked as an associate planner and at Joss & Main, a Wayfair-owned company, as a buyer.

Cathy Merlo is the MBA program manager. In this role, Cathy is a career coach, curriculum designer, and instructor for full-time MBA students and alumni looking to polish their résumés, determine their next career adventure, broaden their networking capabilities, or prepare for job interviews.

Cathy also teaches the career management course for MBA students which provides essential tools to help manage their careers. Her goal is to help students gain valuable skills so that they can approach the job search process confidently. Students develop a personal career search strategy, build a strong professional network, and meet with D’Amore-McKim’s employer partners to hear their insider insights towards securing not only a corporate residency, but also a permanent job upon graduation.

An accomplished professional with extensive experience in career counseling, recruitment, and company relations, Cathy spent eight years working at Babson College as a Senior Associate Director at the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business where she advised MBA students in the evening and blended learning programs. Prior to finding her passion in helping students accomplish their professional goals, she worked as a recruiter and HR generalist for Fidelity Investments and the Bank of America.