Over the summer, I’m not going to be able to blog too much about my experiences at Tepper because I’ll be off on my internship! However, instead I thought it would be a good idea to get a snapshot look at some of my classmates and their experiences.
Name: Jeffrey Renshaw
Brief Background (where did you come from, what you did prior to coming to Tepper): Prior to Tepper I worked as a financial analyst in the planning department at The Hanover Insurance Group in Massachusetts.
Basic school info (Track, concentrations, dual degrees): Concentrations in finance and marketing.
Internship position, company and location: Darden Restaurants in Orlando Florida. Working in the Finance Department at Olive Garden within the Marketing Analytics Team.
What was your answer to the admission essay “one thing people would be surprised to know about me is….?” One thing people would be surprised to know about me is that I have a twin smarter than I am.
What were your career goals coming in? How have they changed? Came in wanting to be a consultant and after learning more about different opportunities during BaseCamp switched to corporate finance.
Aside from the education, what are you learning by being at Tepper? My classmates are teaching me more about leadership skills, communication techniques, and management than I could ever learn in the classroom.
What’s your favorite place in Pittsburgh? When it comes to eating, you can’t beat FatHeads.
Favorite event at Tepper? B**rs.
What is your primary procrastination activity? Writing for the Robber Barons.
What are you looking forward to in the next year? More free time to explore Pittsburgh and socialize even more.
When you walk graduation, what will be/is your biggest regret? That it is over so soon and I didn’t fail to extend the MBA experience to three years!
How do you plan to “pay it forward”? Improve the clubs and traditions of the student body to set higher precedents for future classes.