Students from our First Year’s Class have great experiences to share.
MSMgt students land great jobs
Sarah Holcomb interviewed for her new job during finals week this fall. Her MSMgt experience
managing people, working with other people, and [the] collaborative nature of projects, gave her an advantage and she was the successful candidate hired for a position at the prestigious Boston Consulting Group. She moved from her full-time position as a Corporate Accountant at a dental insurance firm to being an Accounting Analyst at BCG.
Wonderful professors, a well-thought out curriculum, faculty support, and full use of the college resources, all of this at a price that is way more affordable than similar programs. — Sarah Holcomb (Boston Consulting Group)
Ashley Varano followed her interest in law and, during this year in the MSMgt program, moved from a position in a social media company to being the Social Media Marketing Manager for a litigation and court reporting firm. She will be
starting social media for this firm. Her knowledge about Google and Samsung, from a marketing grad class, gave her an edge in the interview. Upper management has already noted her confidence and level of information in her presentations.
My CEO literally came up to me in Chicago after our first meeting and said, ‘You did a tremendous job, a natural presenter,’ and I told him Merrimack really prepared me. — Ashley Varano (Esquire Solutions)
MSMgt students gain valuable knowledge and skills in engaging environment
I have always had an interest in business and, when I found out Merrimack was creating a program, I jumped at the chance to apply. I love everything about this school and have found my niche here, so it only made sense to stay for the extra year. – Carla Grieco
What I have learned so far has made me invaluable to the department. Communicating properly and effectively with customers has also become easier with what I have learned from the program. – Matthew Raitt
What made me feel good about this MSMgt program is every teacher is caring. – Yi Liu
…the MSMgt program incorporates more practical application… It’s a lot more engaging, which tends to be more fun, and I would argue, an effective way to learn… It [The MSMgt program] involves fewer exams and a lot more case studies. It’s actually kind of fun. It is more engaging than undergraduate work. – John Massey
MSMgt students have unique experiences
Each semester student teams compete for the $1,500 prize in the Graduate Case Competition, presenting their ideas to a team of alum and professional judges.
Each spring graduate students participate in the Executive Development Event where they engage in mock interviews with business alumni, receive individual one-on-one coaching with business alumni, and polish their networking skills.