Happy Grad: Sam Doan
April 17, 2014
Age: 25Graduation Date: 2011Major: Double BBA- MIS and Risk ManagementSchool: University of Georgia--Terry College of BusinessCurrent Position: Customer Success Manager
Q: What was your biggest fear about leaving college and entering the “real world”?Theoretical knowledge vs. Practical application. Am I truly ready for the real world even though I have a lot of internships during my undergrad?
Q: What five words would you use to explain your job search as a recent grad?Ambition. Ambition. Ambition. Ambition. Ambition.
Q: What is it about your situation now that makes you a happy grad?I achieved what I set out to do - get a great job at a great company that surpassed my minimum salary requirement, no student loan, and take on the world!
Q: What are the best things about your current role?There are a few things:
- The flexibility to make my own decisions.
- The support of a world class team and company.
- Work/Life Balance.
- Upward mobility, and exposure to a lot of career opportunities within the same company with minimal geographical restriction.