I am a recent graduate from the University of Colorado Denver 11-Month MBA program currently working at the Downtown Denver Partnership (DDP). Although I was not an entrepreneurship student, I was able to connect to the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship through the Center’s Director, Dr. Madhavan “MP” Parthasarathy. MP taught the 11-Month MBA Program’s marketing course and played an active role in integrating the 11-Month MBA cohort into the Entrepreneurship Center. Read more
Nimmi Nambiar and Nikhil Vanjani are international students from India both pursuing an MS in Marketing here at the CU Denver Business School.
While taking a graduate course with Dr. Lawrence Cunningham, Professor of Marketing, last spring, both students caught the attention of a guest speaker, the CRM Director from the University of Colorado President’s Office. Read more
Parag Ravka is a second-year graduate student from India pursuing an MS in Information Systems. This past summer Ravka interned at Newmont Mining, a Fortune 500 company, where he worked as a technology intern. Headquartered in Greenwood Village, Newmont Mining is one of the world’s largest gold producers and is dedicated to sustainable and responsible mining.
Ravka’s responsibilities included writing a complex computer language (Procedural Language/ Structured Query Language) and creating business intelligence reports for an environmental project. Read more
I started college with the ambitions of becoming a doctor. Those ambitions were short lived. It took all of about three weeks into introductory biology to realize that I wasn’t content with the direction I had chosen. Read more
Internship season is full swing, with CU Denver Business School students putting their expertise into action with area firms. And they’re doing some pretty impressive things. Take Louis Nyamekye, an incoming senior studying Finance and Risk Management and Insurance, with a minor in Communication. Despite having a full academic year still ahead of him, Nyamekye was able to secure an internship with Arrow Electronics for the summer of 2017, working as a finance and risk management intern in the company’s treasury department. Read more
Completing an internship has become a hallmark of the undergraduate experience, given its ability to provide students with real world work experience in their chosen career field. For Jose Ortiz-Lopez, a Finance undergraduate, the journey of finding an internship began with a conversation and ended with an offer.
It all started at the annual Colorado Business School Career Fair, recalls Ortiz-Lopez. Read more