MASTER’S IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Robin Hamilton is a problem solver and a superstar in the startup game, and it’s because she’s offered her problem-solving skills to those looking to launch their own businesses. Hamilton, an entrepreneur in own right, assists young business owners with everything from copywriting to payroll.
Her company, Boston Business Operations Group, gets things off the ground floor and occupies a unique niche between outsourced operations companies and business consultants who offer prescriptive advice but little hands-on assistance.
Hamilton, who earned her master’s in Project Management from Northeastern University in 2012, isn’t your traditional success story. She earned her bachelor’s at Northeastern nearly 30 years after graduating high school. But she didn’t stop there; she went ahead enrolled in graduate school. During her time in school, Hamilton built friendships with a number of her peers and professors, including Maggie Chernin, who helped build Hamilton’s confidence and further refine her career path.
Now, Hamilton is the one giving out the advice, helping out an assortment of budding entrepreneurs with appropriate resources from her network of business contacts.
Hamilton is the living embodiment of the Northeastern University spirit, and hopes to continue fostering connections, while other people her age are eyeing retirement.
With a network like this, you’ll find your calling. Even if it’s 30 years later than you initially expected.
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