Meet a Mentor, Build Your Network

On November 6, 2013 Zicklin Women in Business hosted the third annual mentorship event. This year, we were pleased to have professionals from Barclays, EY, KPMG, Moody’s and PwC join us for this early morning mentoring program at Baruch College. Many students had the opportunity to meet with three or even four mentors of their … Continue reading

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Credit Suisse: A Look at Careers in Financial Information Systems

By Beidi Sabrina Ma (MS Statistics ’14) As a graduate student who has a background in information technology, having Credit Suisse visit Baruch’s Subotnick Financial Services Center (SFSC) on October 17, 2013 was a terrific experience. The event they joined was a collaboration between Credit Suisse and Baruch’s Zicklin Graduate Career Management Center and Starr … Continue reading

MBA for a good cause

By Sasha Vilchynskaya What does it mean to be a social entrepreneur? Social entrepreneurship describes an entrepreneurial venture that aims to achieve a particular social goal through positive externalities, in addition to profit. Business entrepreneurs typically measure performance in profit and return, but social entrepreneurs also take into account a positive return to society. Social entrepreneurship typically … Continue reading

International Women’s Day 2013

By  Alex Vilchynskaya To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day graduate student club Zicklin Women in Business welcomed students and guests to its 4th Annual IWD Luncheon event at Baruch College. The topic of this year’s luncheon was “Pathways to success (through the glass ceiling?)”. As it already became a tradition, graduate students gathered at … Continue reading

HSBC Welcomes Zicklin Women in Business

By Aliaksandra Vilchynskaya On December 6, 2012 Zicklin Women in Business club treated its members to an exclusive event – a company visit with HSBC in its office located in Midtown Manhattan. “HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations. With around 6,900 offices in both established and faster-growing markets, we … Continue reading

So What’s the Deal?

Written By, Aliaksandra Vilchynskaya You frequently hear people talk about how hard it is to find a good job, how it is impossible to get hired, and how tough it is to get a promotion. So what is the big deal with hiring? Jannie Pilgrim, a Baruch alum, has answers for you. Throughout her career as … Continue reading

Societas: Meet a Mentor

By Maria Shpokayte Societas: Meet a Mentor, a mentorship event, hosted by Zicklin Women in Business (ZWIB) on Thursday, October 25th 2012 at Baruch College, was a tremendous hit with Ziklin’s students for a second year in a row now. MBA and MS students from Zicklin’s School of Business had an opportunity to network and … Continue reading

Advice From an Alum

Ms Samantha Matin VP Samantha Matin (Sam) hails from the UK. She completed a Master of Science in Public Policy from the University of London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Management from the University of Birmingham. During her MBA at Baruch College, Ms. Matin had greatly contributed to the development of Zicklin Women in … Continue reading

Diversify Your MentorS

A mentor is someone who offers guidance and professional advice for your career path.  At Baruch we are constantly told that one of the keys to success is to have a mentor.  The more I attend events and do informational interviews with people who have successful careers, I hear about the importance of having multiple … Continue reading

Your GSA Newsletter! Week 14 – 5/1

  Your weekly GSA newsletter! Welcome to Week 14!! Header image courtesy of Lem Morrison. News . . .  SAVE THE DATE!!  May 29th 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm GSA presents…Baruch Year-End Party!! A huge expanse privately rented only for Baruch Graduate and Graduate Alumni students; open to the public after 10pm. Drink tickets, free … Continue reading