Mr. Drilling Supervisor

About Me:

After graduation, I went to Canada to study English, then I returned to Brazil and start working at Vale (biggest mining company in Brazil) as a capital project engineer. In 2012 started working for Petrobras, during this time in the company I became a petroleum engineer. In the last 3 years, I’ve worked as an offshore drilling supervisor.


Undergrad School: Universidade Federal de Alagoas

Undergrad Major: Chemical Eng.

GPA: 3.1

GMAT: 730

Age: 33,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Other Degree/Certification: Petroleum Engineering, CFA lvl 1, Project Management

School Name: Universidade Petrobras, Fundação Dom Cabral

Extracurriculars: CFA level 1, CFP, Partner and financial advisor in small wealth management company

Work History:

Title: Drilling Supervisor

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 8 yrs, 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

Was number 02 in chemical engineering under graduated vestibular(college-specific entrance exam). Working in Petrobras after passing an exam with 11500 candidates for 200 positions. Completed an 11 months petroleum engineering in company course in Petrobras.

Post MBA Goal:

I want to join a top management consulting firm such as McKinsey, BCG or Bain to help oil and gas companies develop strategies to pursue growth and create value, and I want to apply advanced analytics to improve operations across the whole value chain. In the long run, I’ll work my way to become a partner.


Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: NYU Stern, MIT Sloan


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hello Mr. Drilling Supervisor, this is Michael from mbaMission.
    You have some really strong engineering experience, and it is clear you have shown leadership experience in your supervisor role. Your goal of working in consulting is ambitious, but I do think it is realistic if you can illustrate that you have transferable experiences from work that relates to consulting. Remember that you would start out as a generalist in consulting before being able to specifically work with oil and gas companies.
    Your GMAT is strong, and so that leaves your GPA as probably the only slightly below average mark on your profile. So definitely highlight the quant courses you did well in during college, as well as emphasize your quant skills at work. I have …

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