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Paint, Sharpie, Bic Pen, whatever you’ve got.

By Adam Capozzi | January 11, 2013

Content by Sam Whitaker – On a recent trip to Prague in the Czech Republic, I had the chance to see one of the coolest landmarks in Europe. While most people would probably expect me…

Investment Analysis-Experiential Learning, Davis Hull ’13 MBA

By Jim Hull II | January 11, 2013

“Buy”, “Sell”, “Hold” These are phrases people commonly associate with investments. Recently, as part of Whitman’s experiential learning program, we served as portfolio managers over millions of dollars in virtual money.  We had to pick investments weekly…

Whitman Career Fair

By John Miranda | November 27, 2012

When beginning my program at Whitman, I admittedly was not very well versed when it came to knowing much about the proper approach and preparation needed for my job search. While it has been overwhelming…

Hello Everyone

By John Miranda | November 9, 2012

Hello, my name is JT Miranda and I am currently a student in the MSF program at Syracuse University. I’m concentrating my studies in Investment Analysis, while also hoping to learn more about the Real…

The Whitman Entrepreneur

By Kiven Pierre | November 2, 2012

Whitman offers prospective graduate students many paths to a successful career – be it the renowned supply chain and marketing programs or the highly ranked entrepreneurship program. In making my decision to join the Whitman community to…

Pursuing dreams far away from home …

By Ishani Ratnayake Wijewickrama | October 25, 2012

Hello !! I’m Ishani and am currently a first year MBA student at Syracuse University, majoring in Supply Chain Management and Finance. I was born and raised on a beautiful island, Sri Lanka, which is…

Food in Madrid

By Samuel Whitaker | October 25, 2012

It’s fair to say that I could write a 100-page book on all of the food-based experiences I have had in the past nine weeks in Europe. I love food, so when I found out…

A visit to Barcelona

By Samuel Whitaker | October 17, 2012

This past weekend, I visited Barcelona—the city that has undoubtedly made its way to the top of my list of favorites in just three quick days. It’s a grand city on the eastern coast of…

Languages: Spanish < English?

By Samuel Whitaker | October 17, 2012

It’s been about three weeks since I arrived in Madrid, and it’s been quite a road getting here. I’ve just about adjusted to life here, and its differences from living and studying on campus. Living…

Visit us this Fall – a note from our Director of Undergraduate Recruitment and College Relations

By Adam Capozzi | October 5, 2012

By Carol Heil – Fall is a great time to visit Syracuse!  If you’re visiting colleges this fall, we invite you to stop and see us at Syracuse University’s Whitman School.  Learn about our 8…

Eurovision

By Samuel Whitaker | September 18, 2012

Previously, I described to you my excitement for going to Europe, and participating in the SU Abroad Signature Seminar “Eurovision.” It was an incredible experience in which we visited 8 cities, in 5 different countries,…

Living in Madrid: The Host Family Experience

By Samuel Whitaker | September 12, 2012

Before my departure for Europe, a good friend of mine told me that living with a host family is going to be nothing like you’d expect.  That it would be one of the most frightening…

2 Months in a Few Paragraphs

By Shweta Srinivaz | August 23, 2012

Hello Everyone! I am sorry for being away from the blog for so long. To finish what I started, let me begin by talking about my key project this summer. Genco ATC, a leader in…

Preparing for the semester of a lifetime

By Adam Capozzi | August 17, 2012

Content via Sam Whitaker – After a successful and enjoyable summer interning with the TJX Companies in Framingham, Massachusetts, it’s time to start an entirely new adventure. This semester, I’ll be studying abroad in Madrid,…

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Lara Marto: MBA PepsiCo Intern

By Eliza Spencer | August 9, 2012

Hello everyone! I have a very dear friend in the MBA program who wanted to share her internship experience with all of you, and hopefully you will enjoy her perspective from an international internship! So without further…

Perspective: Giving Back to Our Communities

By Eliza Spencer | July 24, 2012

Hello again, everyone! At the end of May I started an internship with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) knowing almost nothing about veterans and military life. The little I did know I…

Sam Whitaker’s TJX Internship

By Adam Capozzi | July 24, 2012

This summer I have had the opportunity to participate in an internship with the TJX Companies, the largest off-price retailer in the country. Working as a buying intern, I’ve spent the last seven weeks learning…

Summer Internship – July Update

By Laura Reidel | July 16, 2012

Hello again from San Antonio!  I’m over halfway through my summer internship at USAA so I wanted to update you on how things are going.  The finish line is in sight for my first project,…

Summer in NYC – Davis Hull ’13 MBA

By Jim Hull II | July 2, 2012

Time is flying by. I have already been in NYC for five weeks. It’s a culmination of sorts as I waited forever for this summer to get here and now it’s flying by. Allow me…

Let the journey begin…

By Porsche Nichols | June 22, 2012

Greetings Everyone! My name is Porsche Nichols. I am originally from Los Angeles, California and began my journey to obtain a Master’s degree at Syracuse University last summer to pursue my MBA in Marketing and…