On Point: Insights and Inspiration from Stevens’ Schools and College
This new department of The Stevens Indicator shares timely discussions featuring representatives of the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science, School of Business, School of Systems and Enterprises and College of Arts and Letters. This is one way you can feel connected with the people and places that formed part of the foundation for your Stevens journey – and everything after.
This first installment features conversations about careers – specifically, career changes. Accomplished alumni from each school share thoughts about advancement and transition and advice for fellow alumni facing similar turning points.
Trading Baseball for the Bar
Closing the door on one career path and embarking on a new one is a daunting task, but College of Arts and Letters alumnus Robert Robbins ’16 recently found himself at this crossroads after spending three years pitching in baseball’s minor leagues.
Getting Ahead in the Consulting World
Qing Li M.S. ’09 is a manager at A.T. Kearney, where she’s worked since joining as a senior analyst in solutions practice in 2015. Two years after her hiring, Li went on to win A.T. Kearney’s Best Commercial Value Award in 2017. She is an alumna of Stevens’ School of Systems & Enterprises and graduated with a master of science in financial engineering.
How to Network in the ‘New Normal’
As workplaces begin to reopen this fall, both current students and alumni may be looking for opportunities to make or renew professional connections. A great resource for making these connections is Stevens’ extensive network of alumni and corporate partners, according to Nicole Malantchouk ’12 M.S. ’18, assistant director of outreach and professional advancement at the School of Business at Stevens and an alumna of that school.
The Meaning of Mentorship
Moushmi Culver ’00 is a pharmaceutical executive at Merck & Co., Inc. who was recently honored as part of Yahoo! Finance’s list of 2021 EMpower Ethnic Minority Executives. She ranks sixth out of 100 senior leaders of color “who are leading by example and removing barriers on the pathway to success for ethnic minority employees.”