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Business Administration

In the Belly of the Beast

Skyler T. Zunk ’19 was an intern at the White House's Office of Political Affairs.

Persistent in Pursuit of Answers

Kathryn E. Young '19 got a Reynolds Business Scholarship that allowed her to intern at her hometown newspaper, the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Social Responsibility

Kate Donnelly ’11 is using her education and Shepherd experiences to improve her local community.

In Case You Missed It

Hitting All the Right Notes

An internship at Warner Music Group in Nashville allowed Mary-Michael Teel '18 to marry her two loves: music and communications.

Art in the City

Mandy Witherspoon ’18 combined her love of art with her expertise in business at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Immersed in Language and Culture

Caroline Rivers test drove her Spanish—and her courage in unfamiliar environments—during a summer teaching gig in Argentina.

Speaking with Confidence

Julia Poppenberg '19 spent the summer as a translator in Guatemala, helping doctors and patients alike and learning to "talk strong."

Heart and Soil

Dashiell Dericks ’18 and Jesse Evans ’20 are selling saplings grown from Colonnade oak trees in a new business that marries Dericks' love of silviculture and his fondness for W&L.

From Volunteering to Mountaineering

Whether they were doing service work in Birmingham, touring firms in NYC, or climbing an ice-encrusted mountain in New Hampshire, Washington and Lee students made the most of Washington Break.

It’s A Capital Deal

Logan Bartlett '10 makes the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for venture capitalism.

Interns at Work: Gordon McAlister ’17

Business administration and philosophy major Gordon McAlister '17 interns on the tech team at Sands Capital Management in Washington, D.C.

My W&L: Alejandro Paniagua ’17

"The one thing that will set you apart and help define you is how you cope with the challenges you face, learn from them and move on."

Interns at Work: Austin Eisenhofer ’15

Austin Eisenhofer is a business administration major and captain of the varsity football team. A lifelong racing fan, he spent the summer working for Penske Racing, Inc. as an athletics and team management intern.

My W&L: Patrick O’Connor ’15

Patrick O'Connor is a business administration major with a minor in education policy from Richmond, Va. A member of the Class of 2015, he is a member of the varsity basketball team, a first-year resident advisor and a Burish intern.

My W&L: Maggie Ackell ’16

"I've learned a diverse set of capabilities that has aided my transformation from a curious girl with a knack for business into a cognizant, concerned businesswoman aware of the challenges of this complex world."

Got Soup?: Brooke Peccie ’17

Accounting and Business Administration major lends her planning skills to the annual Souper Bowl benefit for the Campus Kitchen Backpack Program.

On the Convention Floor: Steven Yeung ’17

Rising senior Steven Yeung was one of the youngest members of the Virginia delegation — and one of the youngest delegates nationwide — at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

My W&L: Marc Wonders ’15

"Washington and Lee has been the happy intersection of the qualities I desired in a large and small school."

Interns at Work: Sarah Wagner ’17

Art history and business administration major Sarah Wagner interns in the public relations department of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

My W&L: Shelbi Hendricks ’16

"For me, W&L is limitless. This is a community that supports, and even encourages, its members to identify and pursue multiple passions."

Fall Renewal

The return of students in the fall elicits mixed emotions. We feel the absence of those who have moved on even as we welcome the fresh and eager, first-year (FY) students.

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