Career

Arathi at Boston Consulting Group

Hear from Arathi Chandran, ’14, a project leader at the Boston Consulting Group. We spoke with Arathi about how Chicago Booth prepared her to tackle business challenges as a consultant based in Houston. Before getting her MBA from Chicago Booth, Arathi was in the oil and gas industry. She wanted to come to Booth to better understand her industry and become a stronger, more well-rounded business leader in her field.

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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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