Crux of Industry Niche (the COIN)

COIN 2017 Group Photo Aug 3, 2017
courtesy of Tim Miller Photography

COIN 2017 Boot Camp


July 31 - August 3

The Cotsakos College of Business offers many experiential learning opportunities to its students including internships, business practicums, professional enrichment workshops (PE) case competitions, and mentoring programs, among others.  The Crux of Industry Niche (the COIN) is an initiative that provides industry-focused and scalable boot camps to supplement the existing programs at the Cotsakos College of Business.

This summer's annual industry boot camp took place from Monday, July 31 through Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Cafe 1600 in the Valley Road campus. Scholarships were awarded during Thursday's Barbeque.  William Paterson University students majoring or minoring in Business (accounting, finance, financial planning, global business, management, marketing, professional sales) or Economics and attended all 4 days were eligible to participate in the drawing.

This year's boot camp focused on four different industry sectors:

  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Food Supply Chain
  • Retail & E-Marketing/Social Media
  • Banking/Financial Services/Commercial Real Estate

Speaker Schedule

Monday, July 31, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

note: sign-in and breakfast start at 8:00 AM due to earlier start time

Career Center Sessions

Many students got a head start on their PE Career Component!

(20 Minute Sessions)

Monday, July 31
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Tuesday, August 1
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, August 2
3:00 - 5:00 PM