Consumer Products & Retail
Jason Hill '11
Pre-SOM: Bartle Bogle Hegarty
President, Yale SOM Student Government
Summer Internship: Booz & Company
"I want to use my time here to take courses that are completely unrelated to anything I've done before and are really going to push me."
Morgan Hall '10
Program Manager, Net Impact
Summer Internship: Boston Consulting Group
"I know that after SOM I’ll be able to approach a system, diagnose its problems, and find ways to fix them."
Karlis Povisils '10
Pre-SOM: New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority
Summer Internship: Horizon Wind Energy
"Yale SOM allows you to set the bar higher: you are learning the skills to operate at a high level and you have access to accomplished people who can help you.”"
Jon Dunlop '10
Pre-SOM: Derek Lam Company
Clubs: President, Finance Club; Co-leader, Community Service Club; Cohort representative, Student Government; Captain, Ski & Snowboard Club
Summer internship: Morgan Stanley
"The curriculum really differentiated SOM from the other schools. The multidisciplinary approach is aligned with what you experience in business."
Sid Ratnaswamy '10
Internship: Corporate M&A, Thomson Reuters
Post-MBA Position: Investment Banking, Credit Suisse
"SOM is an amalgamation of very diverse people with brilliant minds, and the curriculum is perfectly suited to that."
Catherine Swick '10
Co-leader Healthcare Club
Post-SOM position: Aetna
"It's because an alumnus took an interest in me and advocated for me that I got the job."
Courtney Williams '10
General Representative, Student Government
Summer Internship: Pfizer
"The curriculum has really disciplined my approach to solving problems. It teaches you not what to think, but how to think."
Diana Stein '10
Vice Chair Fundraising & Outreach, Women in Management; Budget Officer, Jewish Student Association; CDO Career Coach
Summer internship: Nationwide
""I was looking for a place where I could explore what I really wanted to do with my life. And that's what SOM has been.""
Neal Reiter '10
Summer internship: Yale University, McAfee Inc.
Co-president, Operations and General Management Club; co-president, Latino Leadership Association
"It's not just that people here are so intelligent, but that their knowledge covers such a broad spectrum."
Neil Alger '10
Summer internship: Deloitte
"There's a real sense of ownership here – it's in the courses, it's in the clubs, it's in every part of the school."
Sarah Smith '10
Student Government Co-chair, Vice President, Economic Development Club
Post-SOM position: Booz Allen Hamilton
"My plan is to build up my skills across the board, so that I’ll be able to have a much greater impact than I ever could before."
Soji Maurice-Diya '10
Co-leader: Black Business Alliance
Summer internship: Kraft
"The multi-disciplinary nature of my education was crucial."
Nick Encina MBA-e '10
Founder and Managing Partner, Wingu
Founder, Yale Healthcare Ecosystem
"Every class that I have taken has had a profound impact on how I view my role as a manager and entrepreneur."
Nicole Cabbad '11
MD/MBA Joint Degree
"I think it's been one of the best decisions for me in my personal development and in my career development."
Adam Zhang '11
Pre-SOM: Xinhua News Agency
"Figuring out how to work with diverse perspectives is an important learning process."
Heather Thompson '10
Co-Leader: Women in Management
Summer Internship: First Book Marketplace
"I think women can find a community at SOM where they can have a voice and a lot of opportunities to succeed and lead."