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Indiana University Bloomington

Undergraduate Program

Molly O'Connor

Wheaton, IL

Major: Finance & Economic Consulting
Minor: Spanish

Overseas study:

  • Seville, Spain (May-July 2011)
  • London School of Economics & Political Science (July-August 2011)

Internships/work experience:

  • Management consulting intern for PwC in New York City, summer 2012
  • Gescoand International Consulting intern, summer 2011
  • Research Assistant and Teaching assistant in the BEPP department

Campus involvement/clubs/community activities:

  • Kelley Undergraduate Consulting Workshop
  • IU Womenís Golf 2009-2011
  • Student Athlete Advisory Council
  • IUSA Funding Board
  • Trockman Microfinance Initiative
  • Alpha Kappa Psi

Career goal: Work in management consulting in NYC after graduation, then obtain an MBA or graduate degree in economics. Eventually I would like to transition to the public sector, such as the NEC or the CFPB.

Best IU experience so far: Itís so hard to choose, but Little 5 always comes to mind!

My greatest role model and why: Arianna Huffington Ė I respect her opinions for their thoughtfulness and boldness, and admire her path to success.

Favorite class at IU and why: I loved the BEPP class G345 Ė Money, Banking, & Capital Markets. It was my first academic exposure to the financial markets and the macroeconomy, and I pretty much fell in love.

Something Iím really passionate about: Politics, economics, and playing golf! I also love going to concerts with friends.

Something that would surprise people about me: Iím half Icelandic - my momís side of the family is from Iceland, a country of only 300,000 people.