Katie Lombardo, CatholicU '24, is a Sales student from Annapolis, Maryland. She accepted a job as a B-Launch Sales Associate at Bloomberg Industry Group. 

Briefly describe your new job opportunity.

"At Bloomberg, I will be focusing on top-of-funnel activity. I will be responsible for generating new sales opportunities through my engagement with prospective clients through the use of outbound and inbound communication for Bloomberg's products."

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

"My overall education at Catholic has shaped me into someone who is eager to learn and search beyond the surface to reach new understandings. More specifically, the Busch School has opened the doors for endless opportunities to apply what I learned to the real world. From networking events, sales socials, career fairs, and hands-on learning in class, the Busch School provided me with exposure to problems and situations in the real world, providing me with all the tools necessary during my job search. These tools made me very confident in my abilities during my job search."

What activities were you involved in during undergrad?

"Member of the DIII Catholic Field Hockey Team from my freshman-junior year, CUA Athletic Operations Photographer 2023-2024, Sales Ambassador 2023-2024."

What were some highlights of your time at Catholic University?

"A few of my highlights at Catholic are: making so many friends who also share a passion for business, the exposure to the real world that the Busch School and Professor Mark Weber provided me, the opportunity to be a Sales Ambassador for the Sales Program, and the overall education I have received!"

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

"My advice for students during their job search would be to use all the tools available to you. Whether that means talking with your professors, fellow classmates, or current employees you will be able to set yourself apart from everyone else. Additionally, remain confident in your abilities to succeed throughout the process!"