A student in the master’s in management program at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, Walther is spending is summer in London as an intern at a global merchant bank. He also is in a McKinsey & Co. program called “Keep In Touch” that mentors young professionals to funnel them into the consulting firm’s internship and job pool.
With a 680 GMAT (which he will retake) and a 4.0 in quantitative economics from an Italian university in Venice, Walther plans to apply to Harvard Business School’s 2+2 deferred admissions program. Even at the young age of 23, he would a wealth of experience to the game through a series of internships with KPMG Advisory, a boutique innovation consulting outfit run by a professor, and the world’s largest cooperative financial institution.
Walther has some impressive extras as well. He’s on the core strategy team of a nonprofit called Mentors2u that supports teenagers on their journey to university and is the founder of a startup in Italy that helps students pursue careers in investment banking and consulting.
In this episode of Friday’s With Sandy, HBSGuru.com Founder Sandy Kreisberg brings Walther through his various jobs, offering advice on how to put his best foot forward for a successful outcome at HBS.
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