Career

7 q's with Sam

Being a Booth student means being busy: getting involved academically, professionally, and socially. For Samantha Steiny, that means balancing classwork, a summer internship at a top tech company, and being active in student life on campus. Hear more about the personalized MBA experience she’s had so far at Chicago Booth.

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Every year, we see more and more students interested in Booth's suite of PE classes, internships, experiences, and resources as they are thinking about business schools. Adjunct Professor Christopher McGowan teaches PE/VC Lab at Chicago Booth, where students prepare for careers in private equity through classroom instruction, internships with local firms, mentorship with industry leaders, and networking with people in PE/VC investment. Hear Professor McGowan's take on what it means to learn private equity at Chicago Booth.

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Brice

Hear from Brice Lipman, MBA '16, JD '16, an associate attorney at Kirkland & Ellis, a top law firm with locations around the world. We spoke with Brice about how his joint degree JD/MBA from the University of Chicago Law School and Chicago Booth was essential to his career path and professional success. Hear how Brice’s academic training and a strong alumni community in Houston have made him an invaluable part of the firm and an asset to his clients.

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pevc

Boothies excel in their roles in private equity and venture capital because they learn the fundamentals in class and put theory to practice while gaining experience in firms. Students earn credibility to enter a hard-to-access industry with a working understanding of the business.

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erik underwood

Every Booth student gets something different out of their two-year MBA experience. For Erik Underwood, '17, the time was pivotal to advance his career in the energy industry and make the move back to the US after living abroad in Santiago, Chile. Here’s what he had to say in response to a few candid questions.

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Erik Underwood

Erik Underwood was developing solar energy projects in Santiago, Chile when he decided to go back to school to get his MBA. Erik wanted to continue in his field while broadening his understanding of how global businesses grow and innovate.

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As we approach mid-summer, it is great to see that Booth’s new Startup Summer program for incoming Full-Time MBA students was highlighted in Poets & Quants last week. We are excited to share this initiative with those of you interested in an MBA in the near future, especially if you’re considering working for a startup during your MBA journey.

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