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Indiana University Bloomington

Undergraduate Program

Patrick Clare

Lower Gwynedd, PA

Major: Accounting and Finance
Minor: General Studies in Music Minor

Overseas Study: Kelley in Oxford Program

Internships/work experience: Assurance Intern at Ernst & Young

Campus Involvement/Community Activities:

  • VP of Professional Development, Alpha Kappa Psi
  • Student Executive Board, Kelley Living Learning Center
  • Alternative Spring Break Volunteer, Civic Leadership Development
  • Consultant, 180 Degrees Consulting

Career goal: I would like to work in public accounting or consulting.  Additionally, I would like to return to school at some point during my career to earn an MBA.

Best IU experience so far: Watching IU beat Kentucky with a buzzer-beater.

One thing I want to do before I leave Bloomington/Campus: Swim in Showalter Fountain.

My greatest role model and why: My greatest role model is Lance Armstrong.  I find the strength and perseverance with which he overcame cancer to be inspiring.

Favorite movie and why: My favorite movie is Jerry Maguire because of the lesson it teaches. It's not money, but the people you have in life that are most important.

Favorite musical artist/group: Bob Dylan

Something that would surprise people about me or a fun fact: I spent three summers cooking breakfast food in a pancake house at the Jersey shore.