Undergraduate Departmental Representatives

Undergraduate departmental representatives serve as student representatives of the business program, organize events for undergraduate business students and provide feedback to faculty and staff.

They are also available to provide information to current undergraduate business students as well as prospective undergraduate business students.

2020-21 UDRs

UDR Robert Banks
Robert Banks
Class of 2021

Robert Banks is a senior double majoring in Economics and Business with a specialization in Accounting and Finance. This past summer, he was a Finance Intern at Prudential Financial, where he worked in  Compensation and Benefits Accounting. Previously, he was a Financial Planning and Analysis Intern at Ziff Davis and an Investment Research Intern at the Brandeis Office of Investment Management. On campus, he is a member of Brandeis Football (Soccer) Club and works in the International Business School's Career Strategies and Engagement Center. He is also a Teaching Assistant for Business 6a, Financial Accounting.

Robert has enjoyed getting to know the professors and students in the Brandeis business department. He is always happy to serve as a mentor for other students. Please feel free to reach out to Robert to discuss career and internship plans, course selection, or anything else related to the business program or Brandeis in general.

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Vicky (Yanjun) Liu
Class of 2023

Vicky is a sophomore double majoring in business and economics. She is passionate about investment banking and hopes to acquire more experience in this industry. Over the summer, she participated in Goldman Sachs Insight Series and cultivated an understanding of various divisions and skills that can be applied across investment banks. She also joined the AT&T Summer Learning Academy to gain professional skills such as project management, business communication, and design thinking.

On campus, Vicky is a pitch leader at TAMID Fund and the Treasurer of CHAARG. During her free time, she enjoys reading, playing chess, and working out. Please reach out to Vicky if you want to discuss anything related to the business program. She is happy to answer your questions and be a resource for you.

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Aria Pradhan
Class of 2021

Aria Pradhan is a senior double majoring in Business and Economics with a specialization in Finance. This summer, Aria gained experience working on a Research Paper, with two Brandeis Professors. Last summer, she was a Wealth Management Intern at Avestar Capital where she worked on portfolio management. She also has work experience in Corporate Law and Marketing. On-campus, Aria has been a Teaching Assistant for Functions of the Capitalist Enterprise, Statistics for Economic Analysis, and Corporate Finance. She is also the Co-Chairperson of the Student Union Allocations Board and the President of Chak De (dance team).

Aria is always happy to serve as a mentor for other students and share her experience. Feel free to reach out to her to discuss course selection, internship plans, research opportunities, or anything related to the business program.

Angel Xu
Angel Xu
Class of 2021

Angel is a Senior double majoring Business and Computer Science with a minor in Economics. She is passionate about finance and business strategy, while integrating them with insights from technology. She spent a summer in Tel Aviv, Israel doing data analytics at a real estate fintech startup. She also interned at one of the oldest trust companies in China and helped client companies' financing decisions. On campus, she is the President of TAMID Group, the largest business club in the undergraduate community, and the teaching assistant to BUS 71a: Introduction to Finance, taught by Professor McKay.

She can help with planning for your business major at Brandeis, whether it's course selection, internship search, or finding a business club or event that suits your interests. Angel is happy to share her experience and answer any questions regarding the business department.