“The only two people hired at EY in the Boston office in January were me and one of my MS in Accounting classmates. I think that’s a real testament to the program.”
“Because Northeastern students are with us during the busy season, they spend most of their time on-site, interacting with our clients. This is a huge advantage. It’s the real thing.”
D’Amore-McKim alum and member of Northeastern’s Young Global Leaders program, Emilio Botin, DMSB’18, was one of the moderators in an online discussion led by Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern, on the pandemic aftermath in the Latin American economy.
D’Amore-McKim alum Debra Roberts, MBA’01, is the first Black person to be elected as a selectperson in Stoughton, Massachusetts, a town 20 miles south of Boston.
“Students from the Northeastern MSA/MBA program do so well because liberal arts is part of their education. It’s all about thinking, communicating, and problem-solving..When you combine the technical and soft skills, it results in a really good auditor.”
Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern, and Spencer Fung, a member of Northeastern’s Board of Trustees and D’Amore-McKim alum, sit down for a conversation about Spencer’s role as group chief executive officer of Li & Fung during the global pandemic.
The D’Amore-McKim School of Business launched the D’Amore-McKim COVID-19 Resilience Talk Series in April 2020. A full list of past recorded sessions can be viewed here.
“Firms are going to be looking for people with higher-level skills who have a better understanding of the big picture in business. This makes it increasingly important for students to understand [these] skills.”
Undergraduate Degree: Economics (Minor in Classical Civilizations)
“The only way to conduct a thorough investment analysis is to go deep into the data. When I’m hiring financial analysts, I always give them a quiz about their accounting knowledge to make sure they have those skills.”
Undergraduate Degree: French Literature
“It’s the perfect program for career changers. It provided a seamless transition from the arts to accounting.”
Undergraduate Degree: Jazz Drums, Electronic Production