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Joanna Franco '14
International Management
Lubin School of Business
NYC Campus

Her first year at Pace, Joanna Franco walked Susan Sarandon down the red carpet. It continued to go uphill from there.

In just three years, Joanna Franco has gained hands-on experience with six internships, in a variety of industries including public relations firms, advertising agencies, NBCUniversal, and more.

She’s met with executives and started her own travel series Damon and Jo on a Dime, where she travels the world with her best friend and shows students how they can get the most out of their money.

Hear more about Franco’s adventures in her success story video. You can also check out her travel series, featuring hiking a 17,000 foot volcano in Ecuador, swimming next to one of the world’s new seven wonders in Cenote Ik Kil, jump roping on Santa Monica Pier, climbing the Eiffel Tower, and more.

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"There is a huge advantage when you are coming to school at Pace, and specifically Lubin, because your internship opportunities are endless."