School of Management
Success After Marist
Ensuring Student Success
At Marist, we measure student success by more than just grades: We help our students fully develop their intellect, character and social skills. The strong foundation students receive here prepares them to embrace the challenges and opportunities that will come after graduation. Just as importantly, a Marist education instills in students a steadfast commitment to community service and equips them to lead lives that are rewarding and meaningful no matter what career path they choose. And that’s the definition of success.
The School of Management empowers students to excel in the business world. By combining stimulating coursework with a focus on ethical responsibility, we strive to mold students into the business leaders of tomorrow. Upon graduation, our students begin successful careers in a variety of professional fields, attend the most respected graduate schools, and receive prestigious fellowships.
The School of Management’s dedicated Career Center provides all the tools needed to succeed in the increasingly competitive job market: help with resume writing and interviewing skills, internship placements, career fairs, and career management within the curriculum. When interviewed six months after earning their diplomas, 98 percent of 2017 School of Management graduates confirmed that they were employed, continuing their education in a graduate program, or both.
From banking and accounting to entertainment and social media, School of Management graduates have landed positions at many of the nation’s premier companies.
Welcome to the School of Management Career Center! The Center opened in January 2019 and offers undergraduate and graduate students and alumni an array of programs and services to succeed in an increasingly competitive job market.
The Center is committed to providing resources for career exploration, networking, job search guidance, internship application, and interview skills. Career management should occur throughout the curriculum, and the Center offers a variety of services specifically designed to help students stand out from the competition.
An internship is an ideal way for students to hone their skills while they gain real-world business experience and build connections to reputable employers. Marist School of Management students have completed internships with companies such as American Express, Merrill Lynch, IBM, PepsiCo, and many other national companies. In addition, our extensive Alumni Network offers access to Marist graduates who are enthusiastic about providing solid advice on business, nonprofit management, or public service careers.
Our unique location, which is close to Manhattan and Wall Street, is just a 90-minute train ride away. This proximity helps students to connect with employers through events like our New York City Career Trek and other networking opportunities in the heart of New York’s business district.
We invite students to engage with the School of Management Career Center early in their college career! The Center is located in Dyson Center 155 and appointments can be made on FoxQuest through Linda Haas Manley, Career Center Director.
Marist's School of Management provides a number of events and opportunities to network and make lasting connections that will propel them toward their career goals.
New York City Career Trek
The New York City Career Trek for undergraduate students provides students with knowledge of companies and career choices in their field of study. Alumni, parents, or friends of the Marist School of Management host the students at the participating companies. In fall 2017, over 140 students visited companies in New York City and learned about internships and job opportunities. Since its inception in 2014, students who participated in the Career Trek have received and accepted offers in internships and permanent job opportunities from participating companies.
In addition to visiting companies, students participate in a networking event in the evening. This provides them the opportunity to enhance their interpersonal skills in meeting and introducing themselves to strangers and selling themselves in a friendly, professional, and non-threatening environment. Alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of Marist are also invited and attend. Alumni understand the purpose of the networking event is to assist students in finding internships and jobs opportunities.
Below are examples of companies that have participated in previous Career Treks:
AICPA, Allied Integrated Marketing, Amazon, Bloomberg, Cboe Global Markets, Cisco, Citibank, Evercore, Goldman Sachs, Haymarket Media, IBM, JP Morgan, Neuberger Berman, Northstar Travel Group, Oath (AOL), Ogilvy, Pfizer, Sony, Sprint, Talpion Fund Management, TIAA, UBS, Viacom, Voya, and Withum.
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