Legal Studies Major Found Her Niche at Staten Island Campus

After several years in the working world, Legal Studies major Yvette Kosic decided to earn her bachelor’s degree part time at St. John’s University’s Staten Island, NY, campus. The Brooklyn and Staten Island, NY, native found a home at St. John’s, where she will soon complete her degree while working a demanding full-time job as a Vice President at investment firms Goldman Sachs, and currently, Morgan Stanley.

Yvette Kosic headshot

“Compliance creates policies and procedures, delivers training, and implements appropriate controls that a business must follow—all of which are driven by a rule or regulation. I find this extremely satisfying, because at the end of the day, I have actual processes or some other tangible outcome to my work.”

Yvette Kosic '24
  • BS in Legal Studies
  • The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies