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(M.B.A./M.S. FIN ’19)

With his sights set on a career in private equity, Trevor Wheeler chose to pursue dual degrees—a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Finance. “The great reputation was the #1...

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(Aerospace Engineering/M.E. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 3rd Year)

As a student with a passion for STEM, Levin Rosete has further refined his interests to engineering and technology. “At Illinois Tech I was between mechanical and aerospace for the first two years of...

(M.B.A. ’15)

As someone with a lifelong interest in environmental issues, Savitha Chelladurai decided a few years ago to pursue a career path in which she could make a larger contribution to improving the...

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(Social and Economic Development Policy 2nd Year)

Sometimes an unconventional path is just the right fit. Such was the case for Ursula Hersh, who took two years off between high school and college to work full-time. Hersh had heard about Illinois...

(CECD ’18)

Since graduating with a degree in social and economic development policy, Brian Gomez has become finance and operations manager of Sunrise Movement, a nonprofit organization mobilizing young activists...

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(BA/M.S. FIN ’19)

On the first day of the first finance course she took at Illinois Tech, Aiman Moizuddin learned a lesson that has stuck with her ever since. Stuart School of Business Clinical Professor John Twombly...

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(BA/M.S. FIN ’18)

As an Illinois Tech student, Oscar Cazalez had the opportunity to get involved in many student programs, including Latinos Involved in Further Education, Undocumented Students and Allies, men’s...

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