Student Profiles

2022-2023 MBS Ambassadors

Meet our 2022-2023 MBS Ambassadors

Our MBS Ambassadors are a group of outgoing students representing the Maine Business School. They help with our recruitment and professional development events by speaking to potential students, current students, alumni, and friends. Our Ambassadors also represent the student body by taking part in our Dean’s Council and meeting with our MBS Advisory Board. They […]

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Anna and Zachary, summer interns at Sherwin-Williams

MBS Students Win Internship Prize

Anna Toman and Zachary Beaton, seniors in the Maine Business School, took their summer internship by storm. The Management and Sales Interns at Sherwin-Williams took home first prize during the company’s summer intern presentation competition. The annual event was held at Patriot Place in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Six groups of summer interns across the Eastern Division […]

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Tholia Hallett, Tyler Tech Intern

Internship Story: Tholia Hallett at Tyler Tech

Tholia Hallett has always enjoyed working with numbers. The Accounting and Finance student from Falmouth, Maine, knew she wanted to study business. Her summer internship at Tyler Tech gave her a peek at what her future career could look like. Why did you choose to intern at Tyler Technologies? Tyler Tech is a great company […]

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Tyler Oliver, MEMIC intern

Internship Story: Tyler Oliver at MEMIC

Tyler Oliver proves that it’s essential for students to check their email. Thanks to the MBS Career Connector e-newsletter, the finance and marketing double major landed a summer internship at MEMIC. The MBS internship coordinator sends this weekly email newsletter highlighting open internship opportunities in Maine and beyond. Why did you choose to intern at […]

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Zachary Beaton, summer intern at Sherwin Williams

Internship Story: Zachary Beaton at Sherwin-Williams

Zachary Beaton is spending his summer learning the ins and outs of management and sales at Sherwin-Williams. The rising senior from Hermon, Maine, is doing much more than selling paint. Through shadowing his managers and sales reps, he’s learning what is needed to operate a business successfully. Why did you choose to intern at Sherwin-Williams? […]

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Jord Thomas (center) at the MBA graduation ceremony in May 2022

MaineMBA at any age: Jord Thomas

Why would a 57-year-old who lives in Escondido, California, decide to earn his MBA from the University of Maine? A sense of community, history, and flexibility. Jord Thomas, ‘G22, had hit a wall promotion-wise at his job. He works as a production operations supervisor at a recovery firm serving major banks and vehicle manufacturers. He earned […]

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Nick Johnson CUGR

Nick Johnson’s Research on China

How does China’s economy shape our local and national landscape? That’s the question that Nick Johnson, Class of 2022, aimed to answer through a fellowship from UMaine’s Center for Undergraduate Research. In his International Business class with Dr. Stefano Tijerina, class discussions about China-owned ND Paper in Old Town, Maine, piqued his interest in this topic. […]

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Corey Sampson, MaineMBA student

Corey Sampson is earning his MaineMBA at sea

When we say you can earn your MaineMBA from anywhere, we really mean it. Corey Sampson from Durham, Maine, is a perfect example. A 2011 graduate of Maine Maritime Academy and a licensed marine engineer, Corey has spent his career traveling the globe working for offshore drilling contractors. Taking classes from an oil rig in […]

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Grace Graham, audit intern at BerryDunn

Internship Story: Grace Graham at BerryDunn

Grace Graham’s internship experience at BerryDunn is an excellent example of how a hard-working student can secure a job post-graduation. The accounting, finance, and financial economics major made a fantastic impression during her summer audit internship. She is excited to join the accounting firm as an employee in the spring of 2022. What interested you […]

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Solomon, Class of 2021

Internship Stories: Solly Iluyomade at Bangor Savings Bank

Solomon “Solly” Iluyomade is a MaineMBA student from London, England. He is spending the summer as a Product Management and Digital Banking intern at Bangor Savings Bank. He’s putting his finance and business analytics skills to work at the bank’s waterfront Bangor location. A 2021 graduate of the Maine Business School, and former UMaine basketball […]

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