Senior supply chain management major Ryan Brown took the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ mission of “connecting in the Nation’s Capital” very seriously. He took the spring 2010 semester off to take advantage of the University of Maryland, College Park’s, close proximity to Washington, D.C., by working as an intern in the White House Travel Office.
When senior accounting major Greg Waldstreicher enteredEntrepreneur Magazine’s College Entrepreneur of 2010 contest at the suggestion of a University of Maryland alum, he didn’t tell his family or friends. Other than his business partner Gideon Platt, a senior at NYU, he didn’t share his decision to enter with anyone, because the chances of becoming a finalist seemed slim.
College Park, Md. – August 17, 2010 — The undergraduate program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 19 in the nation, according to the latest U.S.News & World Report college ranking report, “America’s Best Colleges 2011,” released today. The Smith School placed 10th among public universities and also ranked highly in a number of business specialty categories.
With a wave of newly minted graduates joining the work force in a very tight job market, those hunting for a new position or jockeying to advance in their current organization may think they have no room for negotiation. But in the Washington-Baltimore region, you may have more bargaining chips than you realized.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Dr. Joyce Russell discusses negotiation tactics
Amy Owens was very excited to receive her staff excellence award from the Robert H. Smith School of Business earlier this year (Spring 2010). Owens works as an admissions coordinator in the MBA/MS Admissions Office and says she finds her job to be extremely rewarding.