First-gen Engineer from a top undergraduate school. GPA is low at 3.35/4 with 2 Cs and 1 D (GASP), all in engineering classes. Worked 1-2 jobs at a time throughout college. 2 season varsity athlete all 4 years. First engineer at a startup funded by a well-known entrepreneur who will be writing one of my recs.
Undergrad School: MIT/Caltech/Stanford
Undergrad Major: Engineering
Age: 26, Ethnicity: White
Extracurriculars: Varsity Athlete (Fairly Sucessful), Alumni Interviewer and Student Resource (Current), Several side jobs: RA, Grader, LA, Research, etc.
Title: Startup, 1st Engineer/Employee
Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 7 mos
Big Life Wins:
Have taken a fundamental idea in a very difficult field, patented it, and turned it into a product that we’ve made money off of! Company has scaled from 2 when I started to >30 people.
Post MBA Goal:
Want to specifically join a telecommunications startup as a technical lead/decision-maker. I want to decide what technology we develop and why. Long term goal is my own startup in the telecommunications space to help make the internet as easily available as possible.
Target School: Harvard