Loudon Friedl, CatholicU '24, is a Finance and Accounting student from Purcellville, VA. He accepted a job as a Risk Advisory Consultant at Baker Tilly. 

Briefly describe your new job opportunity.

"I will be working as a consultant within the Government Contractor Advisory Team."

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

"The Busch School taught me the importance of networking and putting yourself out there along with career coaching throughout the process. I was always able to talk to a professor or advisor for guidance throughout my time at Catholic."

What activities were you involved in during undergrad?

"Busch School Ambassador, First Business Mentor"

What were some highlights of your time at Catholic University?

"Due to the smaller class sizes at Catholic I was able to work closely with professors in multiple subjects. Having a professor that is willing to meet with you outside of class time is something that I believe to be very valuable and everyone should take advantage of those opportunities."

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

"Talk to people and don't be afraid to put yourself out there. Making connections and having open conversations about your career aspirations are key to forming a good network while job searching."