careers

Hired: Tamara Villalon, Accenture

Tamara Villalon, senior International Studies major with a minor in Latin American studies, will be joining Accenture as a Consulting Analyst in Boston. She will be working under their consulting digital practice with a focus on healthcare. Learn from her about the interview process and the importance of identifying company…
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Accepted: Thaara Shankar, Fulbright Fellowship

Thaara Shankar, KSAS ’19, graduated with a major in History of Art and minors in Classics and Museums & Society. She received a Fulbright grant to work on a research project in Delhi, starting in the fall. Learn about the process for applying for a Fulbright, as well as research…
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Hired: Marcia Zimmerman, Dagne Dover

Marcia Zimmerman, senior Writing Seminars major with minors in Entrepreneurship & Management and Marketing & Communications, will be working at Dagne Dover as a Marketing and Operations Analyst after graduation. She talks to us about the internship that led to her full-time position, as well as the people and resources at…
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Accepted: Kiera Wolfe, UMD MFA Program in Creative Writing

Kiera Wolfe, senior Writing Seminars major with a minor in Marketing and Communications, will be attending The University of Maryland in the fall to pursue an MFA in Creative Writing. She talks to us about her writing interests, her decision to go to graduate school, and the support she’s found…
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Accepted: Kim Wong, Yale University, PhD in Psychology

Kim Wong, senior Cognitive Science major, will begin attending Yale University in the fall to pursue a PhD in Psychology (Cognitive). She talks to us about her research interests and shares her advice for other Cognitive Science majors thinking about pursuing a PhD. Find all the First Destination stories here. Which…
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Hired: Sophia Way, West Monroe Partners

Sophia Way, senior Public Health major with a minor in Economics, will join West Monroe Partners as a Healthcare and Life Sciences Consultant in Chicago. She talks to us about her responsibilities as a consultant, as well as her advice for students interested in going into consulting. Find all the…
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Hired: Suraj Shah, A. T. Kearney

Suraj Shah, a senior BME major with a minor in Computer Science, will join A. T. Kearney as a Business Analyst in New York City. He was also a member of our Student Advisory Board. He talks to us about how he got his job and what he’s looking forward…
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Hired: Namrata Mehta, Credit Suisse

Namrata Mehta, KSAS ’19, is graduating with a major in Economics and Public Health. She was also a member of our Student Advisory Board. She is joining Credit Suisse as a Healthcare Investment Banking Analyst in New York City. Her work will focus on conducting industry research, building financial valuation models…
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Hired: Morgan Ome, The Atlantic

Morgan Ome, senior Writing Seminars and Italian major, will participate in the Atlantic Media Fellowship Program in Washington, D.C. after graduation. She talks to us about what she’ll be doing as a fellow and offers advice for students interested in going into journalism. Find all the First Destination stories here. What…
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Hired: Celine Shanosky, The Bridgespan Group

Celine Shanosky, a senior English and Public Health major, will join the Bridgespan Group as an Associate Consultant in August. She talks to us about working in nonprofit consulting, learning from mentors, and pushing through failure. Find all the First Destination stories here. About Her Job The Bridgespan Group is…
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