Ran Liu G’08, a student in the M.S. in information management program, was named the D’Aniello Top Intern of the Semester for fall 2008 by the Martin J. Whitman School of Management.
Liu, one of eight students selected for the prestigious D’Aniello Entrepreneurial Internship Program, interned at AquaTox Research Inc., a Syracuse-based independent, for-profit divestiture of the
“The office was very interactive, which enabled me to communicate with a variety of staff members, including technicians and trade council businessmen,” Liu says. “This open environment allowed me to learn about the company quickly. I learned about the suppliers, the testing process, and how services benefit the customer. I also explored how cultural and policy issues influence business.”
The competitive internship program is supported by Daniel A. D’Aniello, a founding partner and managing director of the Carlyle Group, and requires student interns to work directly with an entrepreneur, president or senior executive in a high-growth, innovative company in the
Liu was one of three iSchool students selected for the internship program. Swapnil Prakash Kamble G’08, a student in the M.S. in information management program, interned at Filter Source Inc., an online source for industrial and commercial grade filtration systems located in Syracuse, and Atanu Ghosh G’08, also in the information management program, worked at CXtec Inc., a market for certified pre-owned industrial and specialized equipment and gear in Syracuse.
Liu said her training in information management provided her with the knowledge to analyze public relations and marketing from a technological viewpoint. In