Success Tags: Economics

Talent Pool offers mentoring, internships

When business students jump into the Talent Pool, they are supported by local business and nonprofit leaders —including HC alumni—who serve as mentors and provide meaningful internships. This difference-making program is sponsored, in part, by the Dudley-Doerr Society, a network of business alumni who provide mentoring and financial support. Talent Pool, started in 2013 for …

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Brummer ’04 helps build global company with Hastings graduates

Sojern, originally a small business developed to monetize the online airline boarding pass, has distinct ties to Hastings College. The company was founded by Gordon Whitten ’93. Today, Brent Brummer ’04 runs its global operations and oversees its Omaha site. Sojern, travel’s direct demand engine, operates by partnering with travel providers, such as American Airlines, to …

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Morales encounters history, culture of India through Boren Scholarship

Hastings College junior Suzette Escamilla Morales of Hastings, Nebraska, was awarded a Boren Scholarship to study in India this academic year. Her career goals, desire to study languages and willingness to spend an extended period out of the country made her eligible for the David L. Boren Scholarship, which is sponsored by the National Security …

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Four Heartland Bank employees share a Hastings College bond

Though they each have individual roles, four Heartland Bank employees relate to a special understanding that brings them together — a Hastings College education. Heartland Bank is made up of ten locations in Nebraska, with eight full-service branches and two loan production offices. Numerous corporate, bank-wide positions are officed at the Hastings branch, so what …

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Getting the job before the diploma

Johnson, Nebraska-native, Kayla Alberts is scheduled to graduate in May with a degree in economics and accounting. Unlike most college seniors about to finish their fall semester, she has already received and accepted a job offer. Landing a job before graduation has been a huge weight off the shoulders. Alberts said, “It’s a huge stress …

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