Article by Jordan Chapman posted on Adelphi University’s School of Business website (click here to view).
If 80 percent of success is just showing up, when Dan Zider first stepped foot on Adelphi soil he was ahead of the game but, even then, simply graduating wasn’t enough. He had a plan, and it was time sensitive.
“Sure, gold can lose value, aluminum can lose value, but time always loses value. Measure twice, cut once and make sure what you’re doing is worth it. You can never get time back, which is why you should hit the ground running,” the finance major said, and that’s precisely what he did.
In three years, Zider completed internships with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, UBS, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Morgan Stanley and Bloomberg L.P. Talk about a resumé booster.
Zider said his days at Merrill Lynch had him working 25 hours a week while handling a 17-hour course load at school. Impossible? No. Challenging? Certainly.
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