George Washington University – Jahan, Business Development Associate
In brief, what is your role at Hanover?
As an Associate, my role includes understanding potential clients and providing that first point of contact between those prospective clients and Hanover. Each Associate is paired with a Director and together they work as a team to drive new business and generate revenue for the company.
Why did you decide to work at Hanover?
I came across Hanover on my college career website (Gworks). As I looked deeper into the mechanics of the company, it became apparent that Hanover strove for internal growth, which I believe is very important for any recent graduate. When I came for my on-site interview, the vibrant office environment cemented my decision to join Hanover.
In your opinion, what sets Hanover apart from other organizations?
Hanover’s young, upbeat environment sets it apart from other organizations. Apart from being one of the fastest growing research firms in the world, you never get bored at Hanover. There are several activities planned on a weekly basis (including Redskins games, happy hours, Nationals games, Top Golf, etc.). This makes it extremely easy to meet a variety of coworkers and leads to a positive work environment.
Why should graduates at your alma mater be interested in working at Hanover?
I believe the main reason someone should work at Hanover is its focus on an individual’s growth within the company. There are a variety of opportunities to move up and around in the company, which I believe any graduate should be looking for.
What is your favorite part of your job/the company?
There are several aspects of my job that make it enjoyable. My favorite part would have to be the time spent with coworkers, whether in the office or at happy hours, Nationals games, Redskins games, etc. Everyone works hard, but everyone plays hard as well.