For Anna Luiza, the decision of where to attend college was easy. A Brazilian native, Luiza first arrived in Denver during high school through an exchange program. She fell in love with the city and began planning her return shortly after leaving several years ago. Now pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration majoring in both financial management and accounting, Luiza recently sat down with the Office of International Affairs to elaborate on why CU Denver was the obvious choice for her. Read more
For many students summer is not only a time for fun in the sun, but also the ample time to forge connections and acquire real-world working knowledge. It is a time when students are looking to get ahead, apply for internships, and when those who stand out, like Accounting undergraduate Jesse Fink, are successful in securing them.
Fink’s enthusiasm for EKS&H, an audit, tax and consulting firm, had been at the forefront of his mind during his internship search. Read more
Getting an internship can be difficult enough, but landing an internship at one of the leading firms in the finance industry—a member of the acclaimed “Big Four”—can be even harder. Desrae Johnson, an Accounting undergraduate, managed to do just that, securing a competitive position with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Desrae Johnson, BSBA in Accounting
Johnson’s journey toward finding the perfect internship opportunity was well planned from the start. Read more
A recipient of the Esteemed Business Student Scholarship, Loren Pajares overcame a challenging upbringing to pursue her dream of a career in business. She decided to attend the University of Colorado Denver Business School despite competitive offers from other top schools around the country.
Loren was born in Peru and moved to the U.S. at the age of nine. After spending the family savings to enter the U.S., Loren and her mother were separated from her brother and father for the first six months. Read more