MBSG's Podcast: The Memo
New business insights from Marshall alumni, professionals, and student leaders to help you in your journey from college to c-suite.
To: Students of the undergraduate business community
From: Vice Dean Callahan – USC Marshall Undergraduate Programs
Re: Insights from the Vice Dean
Dean Callahan shares his path from majoring in Engineering to working in Marshall administration. He also shares his hopes and aspirations for the growing Marshall community and his advice for the young Marshall undergraduate students.
To: Women, or anyone, seeking careers in finance
From: Amanda Douglas – USC President of Smart Woman Securities
Re: Building Doors for Women in Finance
Being a woman in the finance industry has always been perceived as a disadvantage that is extremely difficult to overcome. Amanda Douglas shares how she successfully navigated the rigorous finance recruiting process and secured an internship at JPMorgan. She currently guides other women interested in pursuing a career in the industry through Smart Woman Securities, a Marshall student organization.
To: Those who want an inside look of discipline
From: Captain Casey Whitson – USC Alum and Portfolio Manager
Re: Captain Whitson's Approach to Discipline
Following orders or adhering to rules is not something many of us are inclined to do. Captain Whitson, however, shares how adherence to these rules have taught her the important value of discipline. With this discipline, she has conquered challenges in her career in the air force and succeeded as a portfolio manager in the finance industry today.
To: Curious individuals exploring their career path
From: Neil Dewan– USC Alum currently at Snapchat
Re: Snapping into Different Industries
Deciding on the perfect career path can be quite difficult. Many of us constantly seek for that one option that suits us, but we can never seem to find the right one. Neil Dewan shares his journey from one industry to the other and explains how he conquered the fear of uncertainty in shifting careers.
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