Wharton Stories: Career Services

“I think early recruiting helped me decide what I wanted to do. I was looking at big FinTech companies, consulting, and VC firms. I realized in the middle of the VC interview that VC was 100% not for me. I also realized that I didn’t want to do large fintech, so that was another positive outcome.”

An Inside Look at Navigating Pre-MBA Programs and Early Recruiting at Wharton

We caught up with Colleen to see what’s new in career advancement at WEMBA.

Meet Director of Career Advancement Colleen France

Working with a one-on-one coach, EMBA students build self-awareness, collect feedback, and identify strengths and opportunities to improve their leadership skills.

How EMBA Students Benefit from the Executive Coaching and Feedback Program

Prof. Alexis Smith and Pamela Carlton joined Wharton’s Stew Friedman to discuss their research on the qualities of successful black women in the workplace before and after The Great Recession.

Race and Work in 2020: How Black Professional Women Break Barriers and Achieve Success

From COVID-19 and job search algorithms to growing Pepsi’s data analytics, Richard Kerr, WG’20, is applying his Wharton knowledge to make a global impact.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Alumnus Pivot from Animal Science to Data Science

Pooja Bansal, WG’20, came to Wharton looking for a career in Silicon Valley, but ended up finding the “perfect opportunity” at a classmate’s veteran-based mortgage firm.

How Wharton’s EMBA Career Resources Helped this Alumna Pivot from IT to HR

Students and Wharton staff worked together to organize a week of activities around PACT, the four foci of the Undergrad Program.

Wharton Undergrads Reflect on Purpose, Agility, Community, and Technology

WIVA, Wharton Social Impact Initiative’s impact investing program, analyzed more than 600 deals and helped facilitate more than $1.6 million in funding. WIVA’s latest deal aims to have a positive impact on a major issue in the United States.

WIVA’s Latest Deal Aims to Break Down Barriers for People with Criminal Records

What are students interested in when it comes to human capital and how can we better teach it at Wharton?

Teaching the Future of Work

During Wharton’s EMBA program, Katherine Tan, WG’19, joined the Gates Foundation where she is achieving her goal of working at the “intersection of social impact and the private sector.”

How Wharton is Helping this Alumna Impact Global Development