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!
Carlie Desulme Charles 20'
Barney School of Business graduating senior, Carlie Desulme Charles, dreams of going to graduate school and pursuing a career across the pond. She remembers attending a study abroad lunch during her freshmen year, where she learned that the skills acquired as an undergraduate at UHart would prepare her to continue her studies in another country.
Accounting major Rolando Calderon is currently studying for his CPA and working as campus recruiting intern at KPMG, where he will be a full-time audit associate starting Fall of 2020.
Marketing Major Lands Travelers Position Before Graduation
Prior to graduation, senior Ninamarie Ayala, has secured a full-time position at Travelers in their Business Intelligence and Geo-spatial Development Program (BIGDP). She is majoring in Marketing at the Barney School of Business.
Teaming Up: UHart students from different disciplines work with manufacturing giant
At the University of Hartford, hands–on learning to prepare students for the future takes place in class and through job shadowing, internships, and independent study. Last spring, Chelsea Chaves ’20 was one of four students in an interdisciplinary independent study working with Hubbell Incorporated conducting market research on Arc Fault Current Interrupters (AFCI), a circuit breaker that breaks the circuit when it detects an electric arc in an effort to prevent electrical fires.
Katelyn Leach ’21
Through the structure of Katelyn Leach's daily tasks at Whittlesey Forward Advising, she has been able to increase her professional confidence and trust in the skills that the staff at the Barney School of Business have instilled in her.
It was no coincidence that Alexa Keener '16, M'18 landed a great job at Aetna, A CVS health company, right after graduating with a bachelor's degree from UHart's Barney School of Business.
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
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.
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
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
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.