College of Arts & Sciences

arts&sciences

New Recipes for Success

In lean times, traditional job options for new college grads and even mid-career job seekers can be limited. Meet three College of Arts & Sciences alumni who, armed with a strong liberal arts education—in economics, Italian studies, and sociology respectively—have shaped fulfilling careers to their own liking. They paid attention to the needs they saw around them, took advantage of unexpected opportunities, and then rolled up their sleeves. Read how these adaptable entrepreneurs carved out niche businesses: distributing healthy meals to Boston’s inner-city communities, coaching politicians and others in public speaking, and running a Vietnamese food truck business.