As a Marine combat engineer with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, John Gibson’s job was to identify improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and mines, place and clear obstacles, lay out concertina wire and build bunkers. This essential, physical and tactile combat…
Student-Veteran Grads Return to Share Experiences and Recruit for Amazon and First Data
United States Marine Corps veteran Kevin Lee ’17 and United States Navy veteran Brittney Coleman G’18 returned to campus recently to share experiences, network with current students and recruit graduating seniors to Amazon and First Data where they are now employed, respectively.
Lee graduated in 2017 with a double major in business management and marketing from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. He was an active member of the Student Veterans Organization while on campus and now works as an outbound area manager for Amazon in New York City. He served six years in the Marine Corps.
Coleman earned a master’s degree in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial studies from Whitman in 2018 and now works as a senior human resources business analyst with First Data in New York City. She served nearly five years in the Navy, including an assignment in Japan.
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