How an internship can turn into a career

  • March 27, 2017
  • By Melody Walker
  • 1 minute read

This school, I would say, when I showed up, was a very, very, very good school. Today, it's an excellent, and outstanding school. Olin and Washington U operate together.

Larry Thomas, BSBA’77, came to WashU to study science. But discovered he was really attracted to the business school. He switched his major and a summer internship opened doors to a life-long career with Edward Jones. Thomas reflects on his student days and the growth of the business school in this Centennial series video. Larry Thomas is a member of the Olin National Council and a generous supporter of scholarships at Olin.

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Melody Walker

Melody Walker

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