Peer Advisors

Peer Advisors Schedule

The Peer Advisors are seniors in the Carroll School who have been carefully selected to yield a group with a variety of backgrounds, academic concentrations, and experiences to provide an on-the-ground perspective for underclassmen. They are available to help their classmates with course recommendations, recruiting and internship process, interview preparation and resources, study abroad, and extracurricular activities.

All drop-in hours are in the Peer Advising Zoom Room.

Aidan

Aidan

Meet Aidan!

Aidan is double concentrating in Finance and Accounting for Finance and Consulting. During his junior year, he studied abroad at Bocconi in Milan. This past summer, he did an internship with Investment Banking at Barclays in their healthcare group. While on campus, Aidan participates in the Investment Banking Association and 4Boston. 

Aidan’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: The massive number of opportunities to attend networking events and meet professionals in every industry imaginable in order to help inform the decision of where to apply to and work. 

Aidan’s advice for underclassmen: Embrace every opportunity to attend a networking/informational event, no matter your year, major, or interests.  They are the best way to learn about different industries and companies and to get to know individuals who have gone through the same interview process that you will go through.  

Fun fact: I am a huge Boston sports fan.

Contact: burkeuu@bc.edu

Jenny

Jenny

Meet Jenny!

Jenny has a dual concentration in Marketing and Information Systems with a minor in Chinese. Last year, she studied abroad in Beijing, China. In the summer after her sophomore year, Jenny was a Merchandising Intern at TJX Companies, and this past summer she interned in the Corporate & Workplace Solutions Division at Goldman Sachs. On campus, Jenny is involved with the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship, Thrive mentorship program, and the Office of Health Promotion as a health coach team manager.

Jenny’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: My favorite thing about CSOM is that it feels like a community. Everyone, from fellow peers to professors, is willing to help support you and provide the necessary resources and insight for you to be successful.

Jenny’s advice for underclassmen: My one piece of advice to underclassmen is to always pay attention to your physical and mental wellbeing. Plan out your weekly schedule. Go to bed early. Get dinner with a friend. Whatever it may be, paying attention to your wellbeing allows you to have the energy, confidence, and mental fortitude to balance the challenges of being a student.

Fun fact: I’ve filmed a pilot episode for a reality TV show that never aired!

Contact: chujr@bc.edu

Dawson

Dawson

Meet Dawson!

Dawson has a dual concentration in Information Systems and Business Analytics with a minor in History. This past summer, he worked as a Systems Analyst at Société Générale. While on campus, Dawson is an intramurals referee for ice hockey and volleyball and is involved in the Sports Business Society.

Dawson’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: Classes take a big-picture approach and, in addition to teaching a unique skill, will answer what I believe is the most important question: “Why is this valuable and how will I apply it in the business world?"

Dawson’s advice for underclassmen: Take your core classes early; they are a great overview of a wide range of business topics and will help you find what interests you and develop a high-level strategic perspective when digging deeper within your concentration 

Fun fact: I am collecting old vinyl, especially 60s and 70s rock.

Contact: gallayd@bc.edu

Tanuj

Tanuj

Meet Tanuj!

Tanuj is a double concentration in Finance and Business Analytics with a minor in international studies for management. During his junior year, he studied abroad in Greece. Over the summer, he interned with Wells Fargo Middle Market Banking and on campus, he can be found working with BC Bigs, Intramural sports, SASA, and the Consulting Club.

Tanuj’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: The community: the professors go above and beyond and the students I have met since the beginning of freshmen year are going to be lifelong friends.

Tanuj’s advice for underclassmen: Don’t overwork yourself too much about getting a job; just put yourself out there, go to networking events, and be yourself.

Fun fact: I have the same birthday as Tom Brady.

Contact: guptatc@bc.edu

Ryan

Ryan

Meet Ryan!

Ryan is a Finance concentration who has taken a lot of courses in real estate while at BC. He studied abroad at Universita Bocconi in Milan, Italy during his junior year before interning with PGIM Real Estate as an  Investment Summer Analyst. While on campus, Ryan keeps busy with Men's Club Soccer, Real Estate Club, Intramural Sports, and Hoops 4 Hope.

Ryan’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: Interacting with the faculty at Office Hours or Dean's Coffee. They have lots of wisdom to offer and are very open to discussing topics that may be unrelated to a course. I've also met many mentors and fellow classmates by attending Office Hours and Dean's Coffees.

Ryan’s advice for underclassmen: Familiarize yourself with LinkedIn and learn how to appropriately message BC Alumni. Virtual networking is an imperative skill to have when it comes time to search for an internship or full time position. 

Fun fact: I believe Aaron Rodgers is the greater #12. Also a big Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Brewers, and Green Bay Packers fan. 

Contact: horningr@bc.edu

Nisha

Nisha

Meet Nisha!

Nisha is a double concentration in Finance and Information Systems, and spent a semester in Cape Town, South Africa in her junior year. Last summer, she interned in Risk Advisory at EY. While on campus, Nisha is involved with the SASA culture show and attends many WIN events. She also is a McMullen Student Ambassador and a TA for managerial accounting.

Nisha’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: My favorite thing about CSOM is the community and support system it has afforded me with. I really feel like the professors, career advisors, and your peers are always willing to offer advice or just chat! 

Nisha’s advice for underclassmen: Take time getting to know yourself, what you’re interested in, and what you’re good at (even if it’s not “business” related). The pressure to follow certain career paths is very real and the best thing I ever did was asking myself whether or not those paths are right for me. 

Fun fact: Over quarantine I launched a podcast on global streetwear! 

Contact: mominn@bc.edu

Morgan

Morgan

Meet Morgan!

Morgan has a concentration in Information Systems and a minor in Hispanic Studies. In the fall of her junior year, she studied abroad in Quito, Ecuador. This past summer she interned in Risk Management at Goldman Sachs. On campus, Morgan is involved in F.I.S.T.S. and South Asian Student Alliance.

Morgan’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: I love how CSOM makes leaders from reputable firms extremely accessible. It’s really cool how people at campus recruiting events are super open to sharing their experiences and advice.

Morgan’s advice for underclassmen: Firms pay attention to demonstrated interest. So even if you don’t land the job/internship you want initially, make sure you “play the long game” and be consistent in your networking.

Fun fact: I’m teaching myself how to play piano this summer!

Contact: montgomu@bc.edu

Katarina

Katarina

Meet Katarina!

Katarina is double concentrating in Finance and Operations Management and studied abroad in Barcelona in her junior year. This past summer, Katarina interned in KPMG Advisory Finance Transformation. While on campus, Katarina keeps busy with Boston College Dance Marathon, Women in Business, Shea Center for Entrepreneurship, and Intramural sports (Volleyball & Wallyball). 

Katarina’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: Students are able to get support and advice from professors, alumni and upperclassmen inside and outside of the classroom. And I am inspired to do the same. (Favorite CSOM event: Dean’s Coffee!)  

Katarina’s advice for underclassmen: Start building your network early and go to any events that interest you. You never know what you’ll learn or what connections you’ll make. 

Fun fact: I am really good at baking!  

Contact: otrubak@bc.edu

Jacob

Jacob

Meet Jacob!

Jacob has a double concentration in Marketing and Management & Leadership as well as a Philosophy minor. During his junior year, Jacob studied abroad in Rome. He has had two internships at USA Fire Protection and Zizzo Group Engagement Marketing. On campus, Jacob can be found playing on the BC Men’s Rugby team or attending Avid Listeners Club of Boston College events. 

Jacob’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: Great professors that really take it upon themselves to make each student feel like they are receiving hands on education and help.

Jacob’s advice for underclassmen: If you have open course spots look for classes that may be outside of your concentration to broaden your experience and find another thing that you are possibly interested in learning more about. It makes your experience that much better.

Fun Fact: I was named after a pastrami sandwich from a deli in my hometown.

Contact: pelzj@bc.edu

Jing

Jing

Meet Jing!

Jing has two concentrations: Finance and Accounting for Finance and Consulting. This past summer, she interned in Sales, Trading & Structuring at Deutsche Bank. On campus, Jing is involved with the Boston College Investment Club, Shea Center for Entrepreneurship, Women Innovator Network, and Kuaizi Mentorship Program.

Jing’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: CSOM offers a wide range of interesting classes, e.g. TechTrek West, Leadership in Action…; TechTrek West is one of the highlight of my sophomore year and it helped me to explore and develop my interest in tech and innovation

Jing’s advice for underclassmen: Be open-minded and genuinely interested in others’ stories and experiences; every person you encounter is a valuable resource for knowledge and advice.

Fun fact: I love croissants, and last summer I visited over 20 bakeries in San Francisco/Berkeley. 

Contact: tangjx@bc.edu

Will

Will

Meet Will!

Will is concentrating in both Finance and Accounting. In his junior year, he studied abroad in Greece and then the following summer, interned at Lazard in Investment Banking. While on campus, Will is involved with the Investment Banking Association, Venture Capital/Private Equity Club (VCPE), Consult Your Community (CYC), and 4Boston (4B).

Will’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: How supportive professors, alumni, and all the resources are at the Carroll School. They all look for ways to enhance your experience at BC.

Will’s advice for underclassmen: Seek out upperclassmen for advice and mentorship. They enjoy paying it forward and have navigated similar situations.

Fun fact: I went sky diving over the Alps. Brady is undoubtedly the greater #12.

Contact: tariniw@bc.edu

Grace

Grace

Meet Grace!

Grace is concentrating in Accounting and studied abroad in her junior year at University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. While her internship after her junior year was cancelled due to the COVID19 pandemic, Grace is attending PWC’s “digital upskilling” 2-week program and has her focus on getting the 150 credits she will need for the CPA!

Back on campus, Grace has been involved with APPA, 4Boston, and backstage tech for Robsham.

Grace’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: All the resources available to you—coffee and careers, sophomore accelerator, advisor office hours, etc.

Grace’s advice for underclassmen: Get to know your professors through office hours, even if not for help, just to get to know them.

Fun fact: I have an identical twin who also goes to BC.

Contact: tierneyg@bc.edu

Natalie

Natalie

Meet Natalie!

Natalie is double concentrating in Marketing and Business Analytics with a minor in Studio Art. This past spring, Natalie studied abroad in Greece and followed that with two summer internships: Buying Intern with Bloomingdales and Remote Training Intern with Business Credit Intelligence. While on campus, Natalie is involved with BC Bigs, Women in Business, Marketing Academy, BC Hillel, and Accounting Academy, and is a Tutor in the CFLC and Researcher in the Social Psychology Department.

Natalie’s favorite thing about the Carroll School: How willing everyone is to help!

Advice for underclassmen: Build your network, and try everything!

Fun fact: I've been to more countries than states!

Contact: tromer@bc.edu