Ryan Delaney, CatholicU '22, is a Finance and Accounting student from Fairfield, CT. He accepted a job as an Internal Audit Associate at DLA, LLC.

Briefly describe your new job opportunity.

"I will be reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls in a variety of business areas and suggesting solutions to strengthen controls, improve profitability and aid management decision-making capability."

How did your Busch School and Catholic University education help you find this career path?

"An education rooted in Catholic Social Teaching helped me find my passion in accounting, focusing on the individual rather than profit."

What activities were you involved in during undergrad?

"The Catholic University Sailing Team, Catholic University Mens Club Lacrosse, Former President of The CUA Finance Club."

What were some highlights of your time at Catholic University?

"Taking the trip to Wall Street and developing close connections with my professors is something I will always remember."

What advice do you have for students during their job search? 

"Don't be discouraged over rejections. Work hard to make meaningful connections and soon doors will open."