Success Stories

Barney School of Business Success Stories

Our career ready curriculum ensures that you will be competent, confident, and connected. Don't take our word for it—see for yourself!

Alexa Keener
Jan 22, 2020

Alexa Keener

After alumna Alexa Keener '16, M'18 graduated with a master's degree in business administration from the Barney School of Business, she landed a job at Aetna, a CVS Health Company.

Jairus Baker '17
Jan 17, 2020

Jairus Baker '17

Months before Jairus Baker '17 graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics and finance from the University of Hartford's Barney School of Business in 2017, he got a job offer with Travelers Insurance, where he is still working today.

Allie Tully ’21
Nov 25, 2019

Allie Tully ’21

Allie Tully's co-op experience with United Technologies Corporation lets her exposure to different facets of business and helps her master the skills of adaptability, problem-solving, and effective communication.

UHart Grads Julia Piri ’17 and Kevin Windheuser ’16 started a life and business together.
Nov 22, 2019

UHart Grads Julia Piri ’17 and Kevin Windheuser ’16 started a life and business together.

Together, Pri and Windheuser started a company and are talking up a product that’s playing a decisive role in helping to quench our planet’s thirst for environmental responsibility.

Legislative Internship Program
Oct 30, 2019

Legislative Internship Program

For the past half century, the Legislative Internship Program has afforded countless college students the opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge about how state government works, through direct experience in the legislative offices of the Connecticut General Assembly.

Nick Colavita ’20
Sep 13, 2019

Nick Colavita ’20

Barney School's business career-ready education helps Nick get a rotational full-time offer from The Hartford in the Early Career Leadership Development Program before graduation.

Making the Cut as Her Own Boss
Jul 19, 2019

Making the Cut as Her Own Boss

After ten years working in top salons across the area, Alix decided it was time to take all that knowledge and break out on her own.

Madison Mullen '18
May 15, 2018

Madison Mullen '18

Madison Mullen's decision to transfer to the Barney School paved the way for a high-profile internship and a clear career path.

Cailtlin Smallfield '17
Dec 01, 2017

Cailtlin Smallfield '17

A Barney networking opportunity helped Cailtin Smallfield score a life changing internship.