Post Tagged with: "Recession"

Marriott CEO Notes Shift in Consumer Tastes<

Rather than give a traditional lecture, J.W. “Bill” Marriott, CEO and owner of Marriott International, sat down on Monday afternoon in Lohrfink Auditorium for an interview with current employee Kathleen Mathews to discuss employer-employee relations. “Take good care of your employees, and they’ll take care of your customers,” Marriott said.[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Think Outside the Internship Box

The hunt for the perfect summer internship consumes many a college student between January and April of every year. Internships provide students the chance to explore (or weed out) possible career paths, wear fashion-forward business suits and pack real-world experience into the all-important résumé. This year, however, the typical ambitious[Read More…]

by March 30, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Unstable Market Steers Job Prospects for Students, Alums

With unemployment rates since the beginning of the recession rivaling those of the Great Depression, many in the class of 2010 struggle to find post-graduation employment in the most popular fields, yet the job market has spurred current students and recent graduates alike to pursue creative work alternatives for their[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments News

Endowment Ranking Rises Despite Recession

In spite of trying financial times for U.S. universities, Georgetown University’s endowment has moved in the rankings to 64th, up from 71st last year, on the National Association of College and University Business Officers’ 2010 endowment list. NACUBO reported that the university’s endowment fund suffered a 16.6 percent loss, reducing[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized