Interns of the Business Design & Optimization Group are exceptional undergraduate and graduate students will a passion for project management and consulting. Each year a new cohort of students join the team and help to make a positive impact on the university and its constituents.
Program: Finance & English
Undergraduate Lead Intern
Brian is a junior in the MSB from Princeton Junction, New Jersey. He transferred to Georgetown after one semester at the University of Richmond and has really enjoyed his time at Georgetown since. In the MSB, He is majoring in Finance and minoring in English. He is a Peer Ambassador for the MSB and a member of GUSIF. In his spare time, he enjoys working out, watching soccer, traveling, and exploring the DC area. He is a huge fan of the Premier League and follows Manchester United. He plans on studying abroad in Denmark. After college, he will be working in investment banking in New York City.
Undergraduate Lead Intern
Box Wu is a senior from New York City, New York. He is majoring in Economics with minors in Computer Science and Statistics. Box is currently a leader in Georgetown ESCAPE, where he leads overnight retreats for first-year students. He is also a mentor at YTT, a nonprofit organization based in New York City, where he helps underprivileged and first-generation high school students through the college application process. Box is also involved in the music scenes at Georgetown. He played for the Georgetown Orchestra, Nomadic Theatre, and Mask and Bauble. He is also the bassist for Georgetown Cabaret. In the future, Box hopes to work in the field of development and environmental economics. In his free time, Box loves jamming with friends, running along the Potomac River, and watching soccer. He is a big Tottenham fan.
Program: Finance, Economics, and Government
Sanjay is a senior in the McDonough School of Business majoring in Finance and minoring in Economics and Government. On-campus, he is the CEO of Georgetown Student Capital Partners, Georgetown’s undergraduate private equity and venture capital organization, where he oversees the operations of the club, its analysts, and its work with PE and VC client firms. He is also on the board of the Georgetown Bipartisan Coalition where he is the Director of the Consensus, GBC’s media platform. There he hosts the Consensus podcast, radio show, and is the editor-in-chief of its publication. This summer, Sanjay will be working as a summer associate at BCG in their DC office. Outside of work, you can find him listening to podcasts, debating politics, and losing money on short-term options.
Program: Master’s in Finance
Carter Brown is a second year graduate student in the Masters of Science in Finance Program. He is originally from Louisiana and graduated from LSU in 2019. He has previous experience in investment banking working with public sector clients. In addition to his work as an intern with the Business Design and Optimization Group, he also works as a trader within the treasuries group in the Macroeconomic Analysis Fund, a student run organization where he also serves as Risk Chairman, and oversees investment risk management for the fund. Post-graduation, he hopes to either return to the investment banking field or enter the consulting field. In his free time he enjoys reading, golfing, exploring the Georgetown and DC areas, and cheering on LSU and Georgetown in football and basketball.
Program: Regional and Comparative Studies – Latin America
Grayson is a junior majoring in Regional and Comparative Studies, minoring in Economics, and pursuing a certificate in International Business Diplomacy from Pella, Iowa. On campus, he serves as the Secretary of the Alexander Hamilton Society, an organization that facilitates events and roundtables with foreign policy experts and students. Grayson is also a volunteer with HoyaTaxa, where he works as a preparer at community tax sites throughout DC, and is a member of the Spanish living and learning community. After college, he is hoping to either go into consulting or continue his education in International Development. Outside of classes and work, he can often be found biking around the city, spending time with friends, or walking around campus looking for a dog to pet.
Program: Data Science and Analytics
Mitali is a Master’s student in the Data Science and Analytics program. In addition to her current degree, she has a Master’s in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech and has finished her undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering. She is a mentor as well as a teaching assistant for a few courses in the Data Science and Analytics program. Previously, Mitali has worked as a research assistant at Virginia Tech and helped develop a scheduling algorithm. In the future, she wants to work as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst in the consulting or technology sector. Apart from work and studies, Mitali likes to explore different cuisines, cooking, hiking, occasional trivia contests, and escape rooms.
Program: Economics, Business Studies, Entrepreneurship
Katherine is a junior majoring in Economics and minoring in Business Studies and Entrepreneurship. She is currently the Corporate Sponsorship Chair for HoyaTHON, a club that raises money for children with cancer, in which she forms partnerships with companies in the greater Georgetown area. Previously, she has interned with Vantage Risk, in which she helped create their ESG policy and models for corporate volunteer events. She is also an intern at Northwestern Mutual as a part of their financial planning team, as she hopes to enter either the finance or consulting world after college. Outside of work, you can find Katherine trying new restaurants in DC, playing the piano/guitar, and staying active.
Program: Data Science and Analytics
Yudi is a first-year graduate student in the Data Science and Analytics program. Originally from Beijing, China, she finished her undergraduate education at Boston University with a major in Economics and a minor in Business Administration. Yudi has previous experience in multiple areas of consulting. In addition to being a part of the BDOG intern team, she also assists research at CSET, hoping to use her strength in data analytics to push for understanding of the development in tech-commercialization. Post-graduation, Yudi hopes to build a career as a data scientist supporting consulting services or business intelligence engineer. In her free time, Yudi enjoys visiting museums, spending time with friends, and cuddling with her dog. Working at BDOG is an exciting opportunity to see how she could help provide insights and support consulting projects by incorporating data analytics.
Ian is a sophomore in the College from McLean, Virginia. He is majoring in Economics, with an interest in game theory and statistics. Ian developed an interest in project management through a year-long senior research project in high school, where he helped to design and create an energy-efficient tiny house built from renewable resources. Outside of academics, he enjoys traveling and has been to destinations across the United States and Europe. In his free time, Ian likes to stay active by playing basketball, golfing, and exploring local parks. He also enjoys gaming, reading One Piece, and solving the Rubik’s cube – which he is hoping to soon be able to solve in less than 10 seconds.
Outcome: Associate at Boston Consulting Group
Outcome: Analyst at Alpha FMC
Mi Nei Daley
Outcome: Investment Banking Analyst at CBRE
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Outcome: Associate Consultant at Bain & Company
Outcome: Analyst at Goldman Sachs Investment Banking
Outcome: Senior Data Scientist at Capital One