Wharton Stories: Philadelphia

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

Robert Chen, WG’19, reflects on leadership lessons learned from the Marine Officer Candidate School.

4 Leadership Lessons Learned from Visiting the U.S. Marines at Quantico

Natalia Villarman, WG’20, discusses her transition from working as an elementary school teacher to a career in talent strategy.

Why This Former Elementary School Teacher is Now Pursuing a Career in Talent Strategy

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

TIPC gives students skills and experience in designing investment portfolios that maximize impact. A team from the University of Vermont’s Sustainable Innovation MBA won the inaugural competition.

How the Total Impact Portfolio Challenge Is Shaping Future Impact Investing Leaders

From the importance of teamwork to better communication, Aaron Jacob, WG’19, values the “soft skills” he will take away after graduation.

4 Leadership Lessons from My First Year in Wharton’s EMBA Program

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

Greg Wallingford, WG’19, was practicing emergency medicine while studying full-time at Wharton, when MGMT 610 inspired him to create a leadership curriculum for physicians.

How a Wharton Class Inspired This ER Doctor to Equip Physicians with Leadership Skills

Teams from Yale, Wharton, and Oxford presented winning pitches that secured $100,000 in impact investments for three high-impact start-ups.

Pitching for Impact: Results from the 8th Annual MIINT Competition