McCord, '18, Gets His Kicks in Corporate Finance

Mitchell McCord, '18, at thyssenkrupp's Southfield, Mich., office during his summer 2016 internship.

Much like his career as a placekicker for the Albion College football team, Mitchell McCord, '18, jumped into corporate finance and accounting during his summer internship with Germany-based thyssenkrupp, which is also one of North America's leading plastics and materials distribution companies. "I came in the middle of budget season," said McCord, a finance major with a Gerstacker Institute concentration who worked out of thyssenkrupp's Southfield office. "There wasn't time to give me work that was not relevant."

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The Parts and the Whole: Brown, '18, Interns with AIS Construction

David Brown, 18
"As a parts intern with AIS Construction Equipment this summer, I have had the opportunity to operate many pieces of heavy equipment. Without question the John Deere 470G LC excavator is my favorite," says economics and management major David Brown, '18. "Standing at 40 feet tall and weighing in at 45 tons with a price tag of $400,000, it’s a beast. Most Fridays I'm out on the AIS New Hudson branch’s test site. It’s easy to say I have some fun doing my internship."

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Luce Foundation Grant Helps E&M's Baker Study Mid-Career Academia

Vicki Baker, associate professor of economics and management
Vicki Baker, associate professor of economics and management at Albion College, along with professors in Arizona and Pennsylvania, are researching the needs and concerns of a subset of professors who, according to Baker, "don't get a lot of attention." Their work has been bolstered by a $50,000 grant from the New York-based Henry Luce Foundation that will engage 20 mid-career professors in a yearlong study and result in a new book on the subject in 2017.

Groves grad Mayone finds grid success after accepting changes at Albion

Andrew DiFranco
College just isn't text books, dissertations and final exams. It's also about learning life experiences. No one knows that better than Joe Mayone.

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