Former mathematics professor Dr. Michael DeVasher
offered more than instruction in statistical analysis, but career
advice and camaraderie as well. Likewise, Dr. Kevin Christ's
instruction in economics was matched by his personal support and
DeVasher's valuable advice to Laudick: the only
way to be great at something is to enjoy doing it.
Laudick feels he's found happiness within General
Electric's aviation division. He has gained valuable experiences
through summer internships at Goldman Sachs in New York; Mussett,
Nicholas, and Associates in Indianapolis; and GE Aviation's Onpoint
Solutions in Cincinnati. The opportunity to merge his engineering
background with economics at GE Aviation helped decide his course
for the next two years.
"I definitely like the culture of GE, and I
really like the aerospace business," he says, ready to work in a
hybrid that combines business and engineering. "That's something
I'm really excited about."
Harvard's MBA program prefers students with work
experience. The next two years at GE Aviation, along with his four
years at Rose-Hulman, will get Laudick ready for any business
"Eventually, I want to get into management," he
says, adding his ideal position would involve a wide range of
activities, from customer service to finance and production. "An
allencompassing role, that's where I eventually want to