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Jake Johnson, MBA'15

Jake Johnson

MBA'15, Entrepreneurship Track

"My career decision has been hugely influenced by my successful and enriching Corporate Residency at LogMeIn."


Watch this video featuring Jake and his corporate residency at LogMeIn. Tap into Northeastern's rich entrepreneurial ecosystem and get the skills and knowledge you'll need to innovate and lead in new and evolving markets.

Q: How is the D’Amore-McKim Corporate Residency different from a traditional internship?

A: From the very first day you are there not only to learn, but to also be productive. For example, when I started my Corporate Residency at LogMeIn, I had to get up to speed on their business model and practices. At the same time, I was trusted with complete assignments and presentations. In fact, during my second week, I was presenting a competitive analysis on a major competitor. I cannot imagine another program placing students into jobs where employers trust our background and our studies to such an extent.

Q: How did you impact the business?

A: When I arrived, there was a pressing need for a link between our sales teams and my product team. I’ve now taken over that role, overseeing all competitive analysis for the company. Furthermore, I now manage our financial modeling for one of our products, and I’m responsible for evolving this complex model as needed.

Q: How has the Corporate Residency solidified your career path or set you up for success in the long run?

A: I started full­time with LogMeIn after finishing my MBA in June 2015. Through my Residency, I was exposed to the technology industry and found out that that is where I wanted to work. My career decision has been hugely influenced by my successful and enriching Corporate Residency at LogMeIn.


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