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Area of Study/Expertise
Master's in Human Resource Management

Ben Ozdemir


Ben Ozdemir, professionally known by his stage name Benjamin Steel, is currently a Master’s candidate in Human Resource Management at Rutgers University. He acquired his Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies from Monmouth University. Ben is a member of the Alpha Kappa Psi professional business fraternity and members of various HR chapters within the garden State. His prior HR experiences have been in higher education, luxury fashion, industrial engineering, and lighting working for Monmouth University, Alexander Wang Inc, Smiths Group, and currently Signify, formerly known as Philips lighting. Ben will also work as a Senior HR Co-Op at IBM this upcoming summer. He is currently VP of Marketing for Rutgers’ Graduate SHRM chapter. Ben’s primary career goals are to pursue a progressive HR career while integrating concepts from acting, neuroscience, and data analytics to deliver value-add HR deliverables to corporations. In his spare time, Ben focuses on acting, food, video games, fitness, and understanding and learning about various cultures. Her recently received the Garden State Council – SHRM Annual Graduate Scholarship.