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Business is not a common major for pre-law students, but Nick Hamilton, W’23, picked Wharton to prepare him for law school.
This Philly Native Chose Business School and a BS in Economics to Pursue Pre-Law
Looking at Jason Fan’s accolades — student-athlete, future real estate analyst — you wouldn’t know those weren’t predetermined paths.
Through Trial and Error, This Wharton Undergraduate Found His Own Path
Caroline Culmo, W’24, C’24 discusses how her impact investing experience at the Fund for Health helped her learn about the private sector’s role in reimagining health equity.
How Working With the Fund for Health Reshaped My Understanding of Health Equity
Meet Ileri Akinnola, one of two recipients of Wharton’s inaugural Applied Neuroscience and Business Analytics Summer Undergraduate Internship for Underrepresented Students.
How Wharton Is Growing Diversity in Neuroscience
“If we want to create a world that’s a better place, we need people who can bring that sense of social justice and combine it with some practical Wharton toolkits so that they can be more impactful.”
From Peace Corps to Wharton
In lieu of its in-country immersion program, which was canceled because of the pandemic, the Lauder Institute incorporated community engagement projects that connected students with communities in Philadelphia and beyond.
Lauder Students Put Language Skills Into Practice
Sabrina Chann, W’23, C’23, and Julie Xu, WG’22, discuss what they learned about sustainability after interning at rePurpose Global.
Sustainability and Impact: Wharton Students Reflect on an Environmental Startup Internship
Maggie Tang, W’22, is avidly pursuing her interest in hospitality at Wharton, from starting a food podcast to writing honors theses on fostering creativity and positive culture in high-end restaurants.
This Michelin Star Restaurant Intern Is Pairing Her Passion for Food With Business
In the Turner MIINT’s tenth annual competition, graduate student teams from around the globe presented their diligence in hopes to secure up to $100K in investments into high-impact ventures.
Profits and Purpose: Highlights From the 2021 Turner MIINT Competition
Learn about student programming, events, and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative for the Spring 2021 semester.
Students, Get Involved With Social Impact This Semester
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