Alumni Relations & Outreach Program
Alumni host field trip for undergraduate students in Chicago
Several alumni and staff at both Aon Corporation (Aon Risk Solutions, Aon Benfield, Aon Hewitt, and Aon Service Corp) and BP (British Petroleum) hosted a field trip for approximately 30 Economics students in their Chicago locations.
The topics covered by the alumni and staff were employment and internship opportunites, types of jobs, clients and projects covered by both firms, services and divisions of each firm, among other topics. The students left with great insights into the firms and beneficial information about job prospects with those firms.
Economics alumni involved: *
- Usman Ahmed, Investment Analyst at Aon Hewitt
- Andrew Komnick, Benefits Service Manager at Aon Hewitt
- Daniel Quintana, Analyst - Strategic Consulting at Aon Hewitt
- Jeremy Salmi, Operations Manager at Aon Hewitt
*alumni included UI alumni from other departments as well.
Interested in being a host for an Economics student field trip?
The Alumni Relations & Outreach Program in the Department of Economics began in Spring 2013 with first events beginning Fall 2013.