D’Amore-McKim student Eliana Berger, DMSB’21, launched the first virtual accelerator developed and run by students for students. Envision Accelerator will host online workshops, offer one-on-one mentorship from investors and founders of successful companies, and provide students insights into funding strategies.
“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.”
D’Amore-McKim Marketing Lecturer Duane Lefevre led 17 Northeastern students on a Virtual Dialogue of Civilizations, a digitally immerse experience that introduced students to cross-culture perspectives and executives in global business.
During 2020’s Summer I session, six Northeastern College of Engineering and D’Amore-McKim students worked together in the “Entrepreneurship Directed Study: Personal Protection Equipment” to help healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“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
“Accepting this corporate residency position has been a life-changer for me. It’s a reaffirmation that I’m doing the right things and moving toward what I’ve been working for all this time.”
“This experience opened my mind to how people learn and operate differently. This is an important skill for someone like me who wants to become a leader in a smaller company.”
“When I did my residency in finance, I was surprised by how much I liked the field…As a result of that experience, I have accepted a full-time job in finance.”