Category Archives: Careers

Student Entrepreneurs Start T-Shirt and Graphic Design Business

By Evan Jones – 3T Design is a T-Shirt and graphic design business team headed by Jewell students Gavin Hodges, Luke Longfield, and Nick Cody.  The group prints graphics they design on the computer and place them on shirts in … Continue reading

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Jewell Student Earns Michigan Sport Business Conference Award

By Derek Peterson – William Jewell College senior Chris Stathos’ career in Sports Business looks bright. A Business Administration major with a focus in Entrepreneurial Leadership, Stathos has held internship positions will multiple professional sports organizations and was recently selected … Continue reading

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Julia Willard ’04 Pursues Photography Passion and Entrepreneurship

By Channing Wall - The beautiful and fascinating surroundings of Amsterdam and Paris inspired WJC grad Julia Willard ‘04 to start a photography business, Falling Off Bicycles, featuring photographs she has taken throughout Europe. Julia graduated with a degree in French … Continue reading

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Business and Nursing To Offer Healthcare Management Minor

By Kelsi Ortega – Healthcare Management is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing industries in today’s economy The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates there will be 5.2 million new jobs between 2008 and 2018, with growth … Continue reading

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Working With The Best – Tom Farinacci ’11

By Kelsi Ortega – In 2011, Tom Farinacci graduated from William Jewell College. Armed with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Leadership, Farinacci began his career with Frito-Lay as a District Sales Associate. While … Continue reading

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Living With Passion and Motivating Others – Shannon Oleen ’04

By Haley Jean Jones - Shannon Oleen always knew being a speaker was her destiny.  It was at the age of 8 at the 4H County Fair in Clay County Missouri where Oleen gave her first speech, where her County Leader … Continue reading

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Business Student Athlete Interns With Orthopedic Device Distributor

By Josiah Stegner – Business student Peter Nechvatal (2013) is currently interning at Evans Medical Distribution, a leading provider of orthopedic extremity implants in the Midwest. The company focuses on lower extremity medical devices such as plates, screws, compression staples, … Continue reading

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Liberty @ Work Program For Graduates Advances Economic Freedom

From coast to coast, the study and advancement of economic freedom continues at state-based organizations. Liberty@Work™ is a web-based professional education and training program for individuals interested in advancing economic freedom. In collaboration with state-based non-profit organizations from all across … Continue reading

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WJC Mentor Program Offers Students a Look into Possible Careers

By Chelsea Coleman – William Jewell College offers multiple services to ensure that students are informed and ready to enter the workforce upon graduation. One of these services offered is the Career Mentor Program, which allows students to experience what … Continue reading

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Business Student Gains Valuable Experience in Professional Sports Industry

By Emily Scott – During the fall semester, William Jewell student Chris Stathopoulos ‘14 had the opportunity to work with Sporting Kansas City as a Ticket Sales Intern.  Stathopoulos, a junior, is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in … Continue reading

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Senior Scott Buffa Interns With Portfolio Analytics Firm

By Luke Longfield – Throughout the summer there were many William Jewell students who held prestigious internships.  One of those students was Scott Buffa.  Scott is a senior Economics Major and Business Administration Minor at Jewell.  Scott held an internship … Continue reading

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