Success stories

Madeleine Clunies-Ross: Path to Startups

“My key goal was to show companies I had the initiative and a hunger to learn. I have a law and communications degree so I needed a way to show technology companies I was ambitious and genuinely interested.” Maddie Clunies-Ross works at an Australian tech startup, JigSpace as their Strategy and Operations Associate – a career path …

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Michael Watkins: Path to BCG

Finding Management Consulting After talking with many people in the industry, Michael found his passion in management consulting as it “offers the ability to work on impactful and exciting projects” while being intellectually challenging. With complex case studies being thrown at consultants during interviews, he says “really being able to flex your problem-solving muscles in …

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Carmen Rollizo: 3000th Student at General Electric HR

“This is a career transition for me, I previously worked in college athletics so I am getting this Master’s to start in HR.” Carmen began her career in the sports admin and management field then realized she wants to work in human resources. She says, “I was growing in my previous field, gaining those skills, …

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Thobelani Mkhize: Advancing Skills in Data Science

“Without data, you have nothing. I like working with data because you can understand everything with it.” With a passion for data science and determination to learn all that he can about it, Thobelani was looking for ways to advance his knowledge. During the pandemic, Thobelani said “I usually do the projects that are online… …

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Alvin Fan: Exploring and Finding the Right Role

Finding a job was not as easy as it seemed …  Alvin is an intellectually curious and motivated Economics and Philosophy student. Like many, Alvin chose his degree out of an interest in learning rather than with a specific career in mind. He spent his early university years exploring what career opportunities might be available …

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