The course structure for the MSIS program is what attracted Jessica to Rider University. According to Jessica, “It is the perfect blend between business and technology.” Jessica believes that the course framework from Rider helped her to bridge the gap between business and technology. Before joining, she already had the impression that the small class sizes would help her to build a good personal relationship with exceptionally qualified faculty and that her positive expectations were confirmed when she enrolled.
Rider gave me countless opportunities to excel academically and professionally"
Jessica Basnet '21
Advisor, Business Operations at Dell Technologies
Rider's impact on Jessica's success
Rider gave Jessica “the opportunity to excel academically and professionally.” She developed many professional connections through networking events, career fairs, and career service events that had a focus on preparing students for the business world. As a graduate assistant, she was able to develop closer relationships with her professors and their research work. For Jessica, these experiences “challenged me academically and developed me as a professional leader in my career.”
After her graduation from Rider, Jessica leveraged the knowledge that she gained in her classes to obtain a full-time role as Advisor, Business Operations at Dell Technologies. “I look for ways to integrate data and develop insights to make better living conditions for people in the world.” Jessica wants to harness the power of technology and turn data into useful knowledge for everyday use and make a positive impact on others' lives.