Alex Kat: From Restaurant Management to Law

Alex Kat is the winner of the LinkedIn “Forage Voyage” Contest “Law has been exactly what I was looking for” Alex started his career pursuing Kinesiology at San Diego State University while simultaneously working full time at Panera Bread. For five years post-undergraduate, he worked his way up to becoming the General Manager at Panera. …

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Julian Savelski: The Importance of Industry Exposure

Finding a job requires a lot more than just good grades Prior to attending law school at the University of Chicago, Julian attended the University of Maryland – a large public school where he studied government and politics. With government and politics being a pretty general subject, when considering future career paths, Julian felt that …

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Natalie Wells: It’s Never Too Late to Pursue Your Dream Career

As a mother of two, Natalie could not drop everything to pursue a traditional internship. However, she needed legal work experience in order to make the transition from psychology to law.  Natalie started her career off as a psychologist and worked in the field for many years, often with victims of domestic abuse. Her desire …

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Andrea Contenta: Demonstrating Your Passion

Seeking concrete work experience in the time of a pandemic  Andrea was looking forward to gaining some practical experience through an internship over the summer of 2020. However, like many young people impacted by the pandemic, the experience was cancelled – leaving Andrea without any short-term objectives to accomplish.  He was on the lookout for …

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Calum Lazarus: Upskilling to Prepare for Day 1

Calum likes to learn through application – and when trying to decide what roles to apply for, he was finding it somewhat frustrating not knowing specifically what he would be doing on the job and how to best showcase his skills.  Calum stumbled across the Citi Markets Virtual Experience Program as he was trying to prepare himself …

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Jerry Lee: Pursuing his Dream Job in Trading

“My dream is to become a trader one day.” During Jerry’s undergraduate studies in economics, he discovered a growing interest in financial assets. He explained, “when I first approached economics, I knew more about the macro and micro things about the economy. Then, I found out that I am more interested in financial assets so …

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