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Students’ Work at Bank of America Leads to Full-Time Jobs

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At Wilmington University, many students get a head-start on their careers while earning their degrees.

Dr. Audrey Blume, chair of the Business Management Program, and Kim Plusch, assistant director, Employer Development and Career Counseling, worked with leaders in recruiting and career services at Bank of America’s Delaware office on a year-long BOA Leader Development Program. Students were paid manager-level salaries while building their business skills.

Three students completed the BOA program during their senior years in the College of Business and have secured good positions with the firm. They are now on the job full-time at BOA.    

  • Elizabeth Tyre, Operations Project Consultant
  • Joslyn Benson, Operations Project Consultant
  • Aaliyah Reese, Process Design Consultant I

“WilmU is committed to providing academic programs that prepare students for careers of today and into the future,” says Dr. Kathy Kennedy-Ratajack, dean of the College of Business. “We are proud partners with industry leaders, like Bank of America, offering unique job opportunities that connect to the skills acquired in the classroom.”

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