Remember those undergrads who started a company called Bazaarboy in their dorm room a few years ago? Well, Bazaarboy is still going strong and founders Eric Hamblett and Chris Holt are now playing a major role in the burgeoning St.
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More than 50 Wash U students converged on New York City October 15th and 16th to participate in the 2014 New York Career Treks (Finance and Marketing) hosted by the Weston Career Center. These treks provided students with the opportunity to hear from alumni and learn about the qualities needed to be a successful intern and/or full-time candidate.

At the conclusion of the two-day company visit schedule, the entire student group participated in the 2nd annual student-alumni Roundtable event, providing each student the opportunity to gain valuable career experience insights from alumni.  Students heard from alumni on how to navigate a career path and improve personal outreach and networking skills. The Roundtable event is a structured format to invite greater student-alumni connections. The event was held at the Harmonie Club, New York City.

The treks were escorted by Olin staff members, including Dorothy Kittner, assistant dean for corporate relations, Chris Presley, undergraduate academic advisor, and Mark Brostoff, associate dean and director, Weston Career Center.

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Olin alumna, Lori Lee, is on Fortune’s 2014 Most Powerful Women in Business list. Lee is the senior executive vice president for home solutions at AT&T. She has been with AT&T since 1997. The $23 billion home solutions division, which includes all consumer wireline services as well as U-Verse, is AT&T’s fastest-growing unit. Lee was also a key player in the $48.5 billion bid for DirecTV in May. She earned her BSBA and MBA degrees at Olin.

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Poets&, “Strong Pay & Jobs Stats in First 2014 Report” John Byrne reports on Olin’s strong job placement statistics for the MBA Class of 2014. MBAs landed median base salaries of $100,000 with median sign-on bonuses of $15,000.

Image: Fortune cookie, Flazingo Photos, Flickr Creative Commons

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On Wednesday September 17th, the Olin Sports Management Organization (OSMO) attended the Cardinals vs. Brewers game at Busch Stadium.  Before the game, the group had the opportunity to visit with several members of the  Cardinals’ front office, including representatives from the Event Services and Ticket Sales departments. OSMO members had the chance to learn about working in professional baseball, and particularly the St. Louis Cardinals. The night ended in victory, with the Cardinals defeating the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0. Go Cards!

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