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Saunders Co-op Student Spotlights

Check out Saunders co-op student experiences!

Check out the profiles below as supported by the RIT Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services which represents one of the largest and oldest co-op programs in the world, placing over 5,000 students and graduates at over 3,000 employers each year.

Learn more about Saunders Undergraduate Co-op and Career Services.


Co-op Spotlights by Undergraduate Programs

Accounting | Finance | International Business | Management | Management Information Systems | Marketing | New Media Marketing

 

Accounting Co-op Spotlights

Accounting program graduates have more than just a deep rooted understanding of the numbers side of accounting, they are also involved in the implementation of new accounting technologies; as well as taking leadership positions within the field.




Arash Memar

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Ithaca, NY

Co-op Company: Intuit | San Diego, CA

Co-op Position: Program Manager

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Devren Purdie

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Co-op Company: Wegmans | Rochester, NY

Co-op Title: Store Operations Intern

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Hassan Ali

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Pakistan

Co-op Company: RIT Internal Audit Department | Rochester, NY          

Co-op Position: Internal Auditor Co-op

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Jodie Bull

Major: Accounting

Co-op Company: Arkadium | NYC, NY

Co-op Position: Audit Manager

 

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Finance Co-op Spotlights

As a finance major, students go beyond making a budget; they learn how to analyze a budget to determine opportunities to save or identify the best investment option.




Zuhair Siddique

Major: Finance

Hometown: Dubai, UAE

Co-op Company: KPMG | Singapore           

Co-op Position: Advisory Intern

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Donald Palma

Major: Finance

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Co-op Company: Jean A. Black, CPA | Rochester, NY

Co-op Position: Accountant Assistant

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Tiffany Torres

Major: Finance

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Co-op Company: Paychex | Rochester, NY

Co-op Position: Account Auditing Analyst

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Joshua Wolhandler

Majors: Finance & Economics

Co-op Company: Toyota Material Handling North America | Irvine, CA

Co-op Position: Financial Analyst

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International Business Co-op Spotlights

A successful product in one country does not guarantee success in another. At Saunders College, we teach our students what it really means to have a global business.

Logan Lugo

Major: International Business

Hometown: Dublin, OH

Co-op Company: Soci-Link | Beijing, China

Co-op Title: Social Media Marketing Project Assistant

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Alicia Imel

Major: International Business

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Co-op Company: Southwest Airlines | Dallas,TX

Co-op Title: Operational Performance – Project and Analysis Intern

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Andre Joly

Majors: International Business & Marketing

Co-op Company: Walt Disney Company | Los Angeles, CA

Co-op Title: Latin America Marketing Analyst

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Alexander Kondulukov

Majors: International Business & Finance

Co-op Company: Zwick USA | Atlanta, GA

Co-op Title: Marketing Intern

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Nina DeStevens

Majors: International Business & Marketing

Co-op Company: Costa Rica Marketing | Costa Rica

Co-op Title: Online Marketing Specialist

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Management Co-op Spotlights

The Management program at Saunders College of Business educates students on the many facets of management; while also improving their ability to motivate their peers, communicate with others, and lead a team; all of which are essential skills for good managers.

Matt Donovan

Major: Management

Co-op Company: Wegmans | Rochester, NY

Co-op Position: Project Management and Business Analysis Co-op

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Melissa Vitali

Major: Management

Class of 2014

Co-op Company: Wegmans | Rochester, NY

Co-op Title: Store Operations and Management Internship

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Taylor Deer

Major: Management

Co-op Company: DA Smith and Associates | Rochester, NY

 

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Management Information Systems Co-op Spotlights

MIS places distinct emphasis on the three core facets through which an organization processes information - people, processes, and information technologies. Students who enroll in the MIS program learn to design, build, implement, and manage information systems that will support the information processing needs of an organization.

John French Lawyer

Major: Management Information Systems

Hometown: Syracuse, NY                  

Co-op Company: PCC Structurals | Groton, CT

Co-op Position: IT Co-op         

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Matt Alzamora

Major: Management Information Systems

Hometown: Poughkeepsie, NY                  

Co-op Company: Thomson Reuters | New York, NY

Co-op Position: Finance and Risk Program Manager, Client Information Systems         

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Jessica Barone

Major: Management Information Systems

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Co-op Company: Paychex Inc. | Rochester, NY

Co-op Position: IT Change and Release Analyst

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Joshua Arcadi

Major: Management Information Systems

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Co-op Company: M&T Bank | Buffalo, NY

Co-op Position: Technology Intern         

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James P Hughes II

Major: Management Information Systems

Hometown: Jamestown, NY

Co-op Company: Intuit | San Diego, CA

Co-op Position: Software Engineer Co-op & Quality Engineer Co-op

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Sophia Song

Major: Management Information Systems

Co-op Company: Southwest Airlines | Dallas, TX

Co-op Position: Technology Analyst

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Li Huang

Major: Management Information Systems

Co-op Company: Toyota | Irvine, CA

Co-op Position: Purchasing Project Management Co-op

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Bora Turgut

Major: Management Information Systems

Co-op Company: Johnson & Johnson | Skillman, NJ

Co-op Position: Business Analyst

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Wade Fuller

Major: Management Information Systems

Co-op Company: GE Transportation | Emporium, PA

Co-op Position: Project Manager

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Marketing Co-op Spotlights

At Saunders, marketing majors study business-consumer relationships from many angles including advertising, internet marketing, search engine analytics, professional selling, international marketing and buyer behavior. It is an exciting, dynamic field that has great impact on a firm's success.


Catherine Kaucic

Major: Marketing

Hometown: Niskayuna, NY

Co-op Company: TDn2K: Transforming Data Into Knowledge | Dallas, TX

Co-op Position: Marketing Intern

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Simran Makker

Major: Marketing

Hometown: Farmington, CT

Co-op Company: Mob Action Games LLC | Rochester, NY

Co-op Position: Marketing Assistant

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Paola Gonzalez

Major: Marketing

Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Co-op Company: International Tea Importers/Waterfall Tea Company | Pico Rivera, CA

Co-op Position: Junior Marketing Associate

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Matthew Harper

Major: Marketing

Co-op Company: Xerox | Rochester, NY

Co-op Position: Project Manager

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New Media Marketing Co-op Spotlights

As one of the first programs of its kind, the New Media Marketing program is designed to provide a unique education for students interested in the constantly changing world of internet marketing.


 

Emma Rogers

Major:New Media Marketing

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Co-op Company: Partners + Napier | Rochester, NY

Co-op Position: New Business Intern

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Gurleen Waraich

Major: New Media Marketing

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Co-op Company: Lafayette 148 | New York, NY

Co-op Position: Digital Marketing Intern

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Alia Abid

Major: New Media Marketing & Management Information System

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Co-op Company: Univeristy of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY

Co-op Position: Project Manager IT Analyst

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Mila Le

Major: New Media Marketing

Hometown: Round Rock, TX      

Co-op Company: Wegmans Food Markets, Inc | Rochester, NY

Co-op Position: Talent Sourcing and Diversity Intern

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Zak Walters

Major: New Media Marketing

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Co-op Company: 36Software

Co-op Position: Marketing Coordinator

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Taner Tozan

Major: New Media Marketing

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Co-op Company: Intuit | San Diego, CA

Co-op Position: Online Advertising- Mobile, SEO, and Affiliate Marketing

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Shannon Ryan

Major: New Media Marketing

Hometown: Round Rock, TX      

Co-op Company: TBC Corporation | Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Co-op Position: Internet Marketing Analyst

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Zachary White

Majors: New Media Marketing & Management Infromation Systems

Co-op Company: Intuit | San Diego, CA

Co-op Position: Program Management Co-op

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Rachael Moynihan

Major: New Media Marketing

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Co-op Company: Boulder Homemade Inc | Boulder, Colorado   

Co-op Position: Consumer Engagement Intern

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Juliet Rocco

Major: New Media Marketing

Co-op Company: Dale Carnegie Training | Rochester, NY

Co-op Position: Marketing Coordinator

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Aksa Asgher

Major: New Media Marketing

Co-op Company: Media Ventures Group | NYC, NY

Co-op Position: Marketing Co-op

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