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Learn about Wharton Social Impact Initiative’s student programs, with opportunities in impact investing, consulting, social entrepreneurship, research, community building, and more.
Welcome Back to Campus: 7 Social Impact Programs for Student Changemakers
From academic courses to extracurricular involvements and internships, Michelle Jaffee, W’19, ensured social impact shaped her time at Penn. She offers tips for students looking for impactful opportunities.
How I Found My Social Impact Path at Penn — and How You Can Find Yours
A self-proclaimed “data nerd,” Ajjit Narayanan, C’19 worked on an urban analytics project through Wharton Social Impact’s WISE Fellowship throughout his time at Penn. Seeing tangible social impact outcomes, he decided to make the project the basis for his senior thesis and career.
Why I Decided to Turn My Urban Analytics Fellowship into a Thesis and Full-Time Job
Members of the Turner Social Impact Society, an undergraduate community managed by the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, visited several Philadelphia-based businesses to learn about how they’re driving social impact.
Business Meets Impact: What Penn and Wharton Undergrads Learned From 5 Philly Companies
The Welcome Tent, open May 19, will provide guests with the information they need, Wharton swag, and an Instagram-worthy photo wall.
What You Can Find at the Welcome Tent on Graduation Day
Vibhav Jagwani, W’20, E’20, shares his summer internship experience at a startup and how the M&T curriculum helped him prepare.
What This Undergrad Learned About Mortgage Tech While Interning for a Blockchain Startup
Erin Lomboy, W’21, shares takeaways from the Wharton Industry Exploration Program to Los Angeles on how students can make the most of their resources and look beyond traditional career paths.
3 Lessons This Undergrad Learned from Arts and Entertainment Leaders in Los Angeles
Alexandru (Alex) Zanca, W’21, was originally a biochemistry major at Penn. Now, he’s concentrating in statistics at Wharton and pursuing his passion for promoting equity.
Why This Statistics Undergrad Spent Winter Break Volunteering in Washington, D.C.
Students applied core concepts from their business courses to solve simulated challenges proposed by Vox Media during this immersive day-long competition.
Undergraduates Tackle Real Media Industry Challenges During This Year’s HuntsmanHacks
Michelle Jaffee, W’19, and Monica Volodarsky, W’21 share their experience attending a social impact conference at the University of Utah — including a captivating hackathon addressing student debt.
What Two Wharton Undergrads Learned at Utah’s Winter Innovation Summit
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