UMD Smith Students Gain New Opportunities Through Snider Center

first_img The Snider Center at the University of Maryland R.H. Smith School of Business opened new opportunities and broadened experience for many Smith School students this summer.The Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets aims to understand the many “why’s” of business, with the goal of bringing thinkers together to explore these ideas through respectful discourse and research. The Snider Center researchers from from a wide variety of fields, such as business, economics, history, geology, sociology, and philosophy, and aims to help students ground themselves in both business skills and the moral and ethical perspectives that help learners thrive. The goals of the Snider Center never stop—not even during summer vacation. This summer, the center provided a variety of opportunities for Smith students to get hands-on business experience. One student, Kavon Badie, was able to travel to Kampala, Uganda, while serving as an operations analyst intern for Johns Hopkins Hospital. Since returning, Badie has launched Project MZZ, which provides business consultations to companies in developing nations. Another student, Perveen Gulati, was able to take part in the Girls Who Invest intensive summer internship, which aims to increase the number of woman in finances. After a four week program at the University of Pennsylvania, Gulati was able to intern for six-weeks at the Alternative Investment Group in Fairfield, Conn.Some students, such as Sheida Gholamimehrabadi, saw the fruits of their time at Smith and the Snider Center as they began a new job this summer. Having just graduated in May, Gholamimehrabadi joined KPMG’s commercial auditing practice.UMD Smith alum Ed Snider at the 2014 opening of The Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets.The Snider Center is named in honor of Ed Snider, who passed away last year. The Washington DC native and former chairman of Comcast Spectator became popularly known the majority owner of the Philadelphia Flyers NHL team, as well as part-owner of Philadelphia’s other professional sports organizations, including the 76ers and Eagles. To learn more about the many opportunities offered through the Snider Center at UMD, click here. Last Updated Sep 20, 2017 by Alanna ShafferFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail UMD Smith Students Gain New Opportunities Through Snider Center RelatedWomen’s Week Coming to Smith School’s College Park CampusWomen’s Week is coming to College Park. The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is hosting a week-long series of speakers and activities geared to professional growth from March 28 through April 1. Each program is free to attend. Statistics show that women attending universities in the U.S.…March 22, 2016In “Featured Region”Top Entrepreneurship MBAs in BaltimoreIt may not be New York or San Francisco, but Baltimore is gaining a reputation as a hotbed for startups and entrepreneurs. Last year, Entrepreneur Magazine placed Baltimore second on a list of “Hot Startup Cities That Aren’t San Francisco or New York,” emphasizing its concentration of companies working in…October 11, 2016In “Featured Home”University of Maryland Smith School Program Inspiring Young EntrepreneursThis summer, the University of Maryland R.H. Smith School of Business has served as host for middle school students in the Ashoka Youth Venture Program, helping students to think like an innovator as they venture out to change the world. The Ashoka Youth Venture Program is sponsoring middle school students in…August 25, 2017In “Featured Region”last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *