Wharton Stories: Consulting

From playing rugby to landing an internship at LinkedIn and writing two children’s books, Emma Lonsdale used the resources of the university to maximize her time at Wharton.

How a Consultant Used Her Time at Wharton to Explore Personal and Career Interests

How do you balance work and life in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives? Ask management consultant Akshay Mehta, WG’18, who finds time for a new baby, studies, and a heavy travel schedule.

A Management Consultant Gives His Strategies for Balancing Work, Wharton, and a New Baby

As a Social Impact Fellow with a background in consulting, Angelinda Chen, WG’18, is passionate about developing strategies for impact enterprises to benefit vulnerable populations while sustaining financial returns. Here’s what she’s learned about gender lens investing since coming to Wharton.

What This Social Impact Fellow Learned About Gender Lens Investing

In this innovation tournament, Wharton Leadership challenges newly formed MBA learning teams to generate impactful business ideas in just two days.

How The Big Idea Bridges MBA Pre-term and Academics

EMBA student Amit Sawant shares his four top takeaways from the recent EMBA Career Conversations event where he received targeted advice from alumni on his transition into a new area.

EMBA Student Shares 4 Helpful Tips on Transitioning into a New Professional Area

EMBA alumna shares advice from her new book about how to effectively deal with difficult people at work at this year’s Wharton Entrepreneurship Day.

How to Deal with the Schmuck in Your Office

“When we attend Global Forums, we get reignited by faculty and the value these professors bring to the world and students.”

‘Intellectual Candy’ and Cross-Industry Connections at the Global Forum in Miami

I have truly fallen for the City of Brotherly Love, enough so that I will be calling it home after graduation.

How Philadelphia Won Over a Warm-Weather MBA Student

“While working as a woman in Saudi Arabia, I saw a lot of potential to enact change.”

MBA Student Aims to Open Financial Opportunities in the Middle East

“What I really love about these sectors is how they connect people and generate opportunity.”

Why a Failure Is One of This Lauder Student’s Proudest Accomplishments — and How It Brought Him to Wharton