Pondering Your Future

By Hal Reid, Guest Alumni Writer (Class of 1971) In a short period of time, some of you will graduate and have to get a J-O-B. When attending graduations of my own, my five children, and family members, one phrase is always said: “You are the Future.” However, this is referring to the entire class, […]

Alumni Spotlight: Thunderbird for ‘Goodful’

By Rick Beitman, Guest Writer Thunderbird draws people with myriad career aspirations, be they government, corporate, nonprofit, NGO, or entrepreneurship. However, one unifying factor among many T-Birds is an altruistic desire to do good in the world. Entrepreneur and Thunderbird alum Danielle Rinderknecht, class of 2014, is no exception to that rule, as she strives to […]

Berra Bites: A T-bird Story of Determination and Resilience

By Lauren Herber, Editor-in-Chief Thunderbird is such a unique place because of the qualities inherent in the people that it attracts—qualities like boldness, determination, adventure, and innovation. T-birds are committed to pursuing their goals and making a difference, and they don’t back down in the face of adversity. Perhaps this is the reason that many […]

Net Impact: Defining B-Corp Certification

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer Are you interested in a career path connecting social change to profitable business ventures? If yes, then hopefully you’ve already begun exploring the world of social enterprises and the impact-driven missions that define their organizational charters while at the same time promoting social and environmental initiatives on a global scale. […]

Euromonitor: A Recent Alum’s Path to the Present

By Nash Wills, Co-Editor ‘Tis the season of company informational sessions. Whether virtual or in person, major shout-out to the CMC this year because there have been a lot of them. A wise person should make it a habit to attend these sessions as often as possible, but precisely because there are so many, the […]

The Truth About My Summer Internship

By Lauren Herber, Editor-in-Chief T-birds are renowned for having amazing careers that take them to far-away places. I’ve met many T-Bird alums that have traveled the world working for highly sought-after companies or that run their own successful businesses. It’s certainly an elite group to join, and if you aren’t careful, the pressure to have […]

Bad Work Habits: Killers of Productivity

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer “Many people look forward to the new year for a new start to an old habit” After I got promoted to Project Manager I was super excited about the role and couldn’t go to bed thinking of all the innovative changes and ideas I would be bringing to the table. […]

Prospanica Conference and Career Fair 2016

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer The career fair season has begun! The first diversity career fair recently took place in Houston, Texas. From September 28th to October 1st, the Prospanica Conference and Career Expo offered opportunities for career advancement through educational sessions, recruitment interviews and networking events. Prospanica, previously known as The National Society of Hispanic […]

Offset & Countertrade: How a Recent Alum Revived a Classic Thunderbird Industry

By Nash Wills, Co-Editor If I had to pinpoint a single defining characteristic about Thunderbird, it would have to be that, simply put, it’s just plain different—always has been, and always will be. Being different is an integral part of the institution’s heritage. From the way it was founded, to its rather inconvenient location in […]

Following Your Instincts on the Job Hunt: A Success Story

By Nash Wills, Co-Editor For all of you romantics out there who are searching for that dream job, I’ve got an inspirational story for you. It’s about someone who many of you probably know. A good friend of mine, and an alumnus of this school, named Drew Himmelreich. During early March of last school year, […]