Student Voices

Sephorah Beukenboom

Sephorah Beukenboom

MSIB'16

"MSIB is an interesting program where you are able to interact with students from different nationalities, preparing you for your future career in this global world."


Q: What skills are you building in the D'Amore-McKim MSIB program that you will use in your future career?

A: In the MSIB program I have the ability to build my presentation skills, by creating business appropriate presentations and delivering successful presentations within a group setting. Learning to work efficiently in teams of students with different nationalities will definitely help me better navigate the global business world. Additionally, all the theories and practical casework in all courses such as accounting and finance, provide a critical foundation for my future career.

Q: What would you say to a colleague considering enrolling in the MSIB program?

A: I would say go for it! MSIB is an interesting program where you are able to interact with students from different nationalities, preparing you for your future career in this global world. In the MSIB program, students have the ability to focus on different aspects of business, giving them the ability to differentiate their future career path. I cannot forget to mention the international field study, which is very interesting and exciting.

Q: Why did you choose the D'Amore-McKim MSIB?

A: I chose the D'Amore-McKim MSIB program because I knew I wanted to pursue a Masters in International Business and Northeastern has a strong reputation as a top-ranked business school.

Q: What has been your biggest take-away from earning your MSIB at Northeastern so far?

A: My biggest takeaway is that the MSIB program is just the beginning and foundation of my future career. Throughout my studies, I should also engage in networking activities and attend conferences to build and develop my brand for the good of my future career.

Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 or 10 years?

A: I see myself in a consulting role working hopefully at one of the Big 5 consulting firms.


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