Student Profiles

The Roy brothers are all earning their MaineMBA.

Three Brothers, One MBA Program

Billy, Jonathan, and Daniel Roy grew up in Frenchville, Maine. They all earned their bachelor’s degrees at the University of Maine and are now all enrolled in the MaineMBA program. “Honestly, the three of us never planned to work on our MBA’s simultaneously,” Billy says. Jon, who works at the University of Maine Advanced Structures […]

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Maria Maxsimic, Marleylilly

Internship Stories: Maria Maxsimic at Marleylilly

Name: Maria Maxsimic, Class of 2022  Major: Marketing Internship Placement: Marleylilly Why did you choose to participate in an internship at Marleylilly? I have always been interested in fashion.  My dream is to eventually work for a clothing company.    Marleylilly is an e-commerce clothing and gift company based in Greer, South Carolina. I was […]

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Connor Williams, Tyler Tech

Internship Stories: Connor Williams at Tyler Technologies

Name: Connor Williams, Class of 2021 Major: Business Management  Internship Placement: Tyler Technologies Why did you choose to participate in an internship at Tyler Technologies? Whenever I was taking a class with Dr. Graham, he would always talk about what a great company Tyler Tech is. His opinion spurred my decision to go on the […]

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Maggie Healy, ASCC Intern

Internship Stories: Maggie Healy at UMaine ASCC

Name: Maggie Healy, Class of 2021 Major: Marketing with a concentration in Management Information Systems  Internship Placement: University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center  Why did you choose to participate in an Internship at ASCC? I chose to work here because I believe the Advanced Structures and Composites Center offers a great learning environment. […]

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Tate Porter interned at Unum

Internship Stories: Tate Porter at Unum

Name: Tate Porter, Class of 2021 Major: Marketing Internship Placement: Unum  Why did you choose to apply for an internship at Unum?  I went on the Bear Treks trip in 2019 and heard all about the great opportunities that Unum had to offer. The night I got back from the trip I started the internship […]

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Xander Karris is earning his MBA

Why entrepreneur Xander Karris is earning his MBA

Xander Karris’ business, Hestia Media, is the culmination of many failed business ideas, lightbulb moments, and brainstorm pivots. Find out why this 2020 UMaine graduate decided to continue his educational journey with the Graduate School of Business, and why you should earn your MBA. Why did you decide to earn your MBA? Earning my MBA […]

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Jazlyn Dumas, MBS class of 2021, was awarded a UMaine Artificial Intelligence Fellowship

Jazlyn Dumas is awarded AI Fellowship

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research has awarded two MBS students a UMaine Artificial Intelligence Fellowship. Jazlyn Dumas, a marketing major, and Jonathan Libby, a finance major, were awarded $1,200 for their research. Supported by the Office of Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, the Center for Undergraduate Research […]

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Real World Context

MBS student Jesse MacDonald ’18 put his business training to good use last summer during an internship with Mechanics Savings Bank in Auburn. Using what he learned from his management information systems (MIS) classes and his marketing classes, he assisted the bank with a variety of projects. “The internship helped me put what I learned […]

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Internship Enrichment

MBS senior Sierra Santomango ’17 was able to get a leg up on a prospective career in finance thanks to an investment research internship at Guidance Point Retirement Services in Bangor. During her year-long internship which began in March 2015 when she was a first-year MBS student, Santomango had a number of duties including monitoring […]

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MBS student Steve Doman stayed busy with activities, projects and learning experiences right up until he graduated in December ’16 with a degree in marketing with a concentration in international business and an undergraduate certification in Innovation Engineering. The Portland, Maine native spent the fall 2015 semester in Torino, Italy participating in an internship in […]

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