Pursuing a Career in Tech
April 10, 2018
Noon - 1 PM CST
Join us for a live chat with current students and Career Services staff. Get your questions answered from students who are pursuing careers in Tech. Ask about the resources available to help students learn about, prepare for, and land jobs in Tech. Find out about curricular choices, school resources, student groups, peer and alumni mentorship, recruiting preparation and more. Register for this chat »
Assistant Director, Admissions
Kimberly Epps joined Chicago Booth’s Full-Time Admissions Office in July 2015. Kim is Assistant Director on the Outreach Team and is responsible for the Campus Visit Program and Booth Live events. Prior to Booth, Kim worked in the non-profit sector and has held positions at American Bar Association and American Library Association. Born and raised in Chicago, Kim received a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from Governors State University and a Meeting, Convention and Exhibition Management Certificate from Roosevelt University. Kim volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House near the University of Chicago Comer Hospital. You can catch Kim on the sidelines cheering on her son at various sporting events in her spare time.
Matt graduated from Brandeis University with a major in economics. Prior to Booth, he lived in New York City and worked in the finance industry. His past roles include risk management at Macquarie Bank and interest rate policy at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Over the summer, he interned as a product manager at TripAdvisor in Boston and will be returning to the role full-time after graduation.
Samantha is a second-year student completing concentrations in General Management, Managerial and Organizational Behavior, and Econometrics and Statistics. She completed her bachelor's degree in Environmental Science and Public Policy and worked at a solar startup company after graduating. She led the Marketing and Operations teams for three years before leaving to work at McMaster-Carr Supply Company in their Accounting and Logistics departments. Samantha came to Booth looking for opportunities in general management that would strengthen her skills and leadership in a range of corporate roles. Upon graduation, she will be working at Microsoft on their Finance team. Samantha is also an active Career Advisor at Booth.
Lovneet is a second-year student at Booth. Born and raised in India, Lovneet completed an integrated Bachelors and Master’s in Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. Prior to Booth, he worked in financial services across multiple functions—equity research (JPMorgan), commodities research (Trafigura), and impact investing (Acumen). He joined Booth to pivot away from finance. Last summer, Lovneet interned as a Sr. Product Manager at Amazon and he will be joining them full-time after graduation. He is actively involved in all things Booth, including being a LEAD facilitator, an Admissions Fellow, and co-chair of two clubs.
Melanie is a second-year student and a native of Los Angeles, CA. She holds a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to Booth, she worked in software consulting and systems implementation. She came to Booth looking to stay in the technology space but move into more analytical and strategic roles. Over the summer, she interned as a Business Program Manager at Microsoft. She is involved at Booth as an Admissions Fellow and as an active member in the Booth Technology Group, Marketing Group, Booth Dance Club, and Wine Club.