Wharton Stories: Consulting

All Penn and Wharton undergrads and grads can apply for the sought-after WISE Fellowship, a paid experiential learning opportunity in social impact consulting or research.

How to Gain Real-World Social Impact Experience While You’re Still a Student

Diversity experts from Deloitte, the NBA, and Jones Day joined Prof. Stephanie Creary to discuss how innovative organizations are evolving in response to movements like #MeToo and #TakeAKnee.

How Business Leaders Build Inclusive Workplaces in an Era of Discord

Karan Dhruve, WG’18, came to Wharton for leadership experience to further his career in consulting. Wharton Dance Studio is one of the ways he gained it.

How Wharton Dance Studio Helped This MBA Grow as a Manager

EMBA student Robert Chen, WG’19, an executive coach at Exec|Comm in New York City, highlights takeaways about leadership from Mary Barra, CEO of GM.

8 Insights on Leadership from GM CEO Mary Barra and the Wharton People Analytics Conference

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

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

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

“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

“I’m here for the academics … I’m searching for answers.”

A Social Entrepreneur Creates Value Through Personal Connections and Academics