Sonia Ganess | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Sonia Ganess


Hometown girl Sonia Ganess (sophomore) is quite familiar with the allure of New York City and the opportunities available at the School of Engineering. As a Business and Technology Management major in New York, Sonia is at the epicenter of her industry and has an unparalleled professional advantage.

Sonia’s day fits the mold of a typical on-the-go New Yorker—she is involved in a variety of clubs and loves to venture out into the City. After her morning classes and a meeting with one of her organizations on campus, Sonia likes to do yoga, play tennis, work out or occasionally go for a run on the Brooklyn Bridge with friends.

I want to work as a consultant at a financial firm in Manhattan

During her busy day, Sonia also finds time to visit the Department of Technology Management to speak to counselors about finding an internship. “I want to work as a consultant at a financial firm in Manhattan,” says Sonia. “New York is the ideal location to succeed in finance and I want to take advantage of my surroundings.”

What will your the School of Engineering day be like?

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Major: Business and Technology Management

8:00am First thing in the morning, I grab a drink at Starbucks and chat with a few friends.

8:30am Before class, I like to sit outside and review some coursework.

9:00am My first lecture class of the day.

11:30am After class, I usually head to the library to do some homework..

1:00pm I frequently stop by the Department of Technology Management office to speak with a counselor about my major and career opportunities.

2:30pm Back at my residence hall, I like to hang out with friends and relax before heading out to the City or one of my favorite Brooklyn spots.

5:00pm I use the subway station right outside Jacobs Hall to meet up with friends in Manhattan.

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