Past PBG Events

BCG UPenn Advanced Degree Candidate Case Structuring Workshop

Date: Thursday, June 21 from 6-8:30pm ET
Location: BCG Philadelphia Office, 1735 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is hosting a UPenn Advanced Degree Candidate (ADC) Case Structuring Workshop on Thursday, June 21 from 6-8:30pm ET at the BCG Philadelphia office. Those preparing for the Fall recruitment cycle and all other interested participants are encouraged to attend! If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please RSVP on the BCG website using the link found here.

 


Penn Health-Tech Spring Symposium: From Idea to Impact

Date: Monday, April 24th, 2018, 8AM-2PM
Location: Smilow Center for Translational Research, The Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium

Please join us on the morning of April 24 for exciting updates from the Penn Community and our partners on innovation in the health tech space.

Highlights Include:
Penn Health-Tech 2018 Innovation Spotlight Presentation by:
Jonathan M. Rothberg, PhD
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, 4Catalyzer
Adjunct Professor of Genetics, Yale School of Medicine

Keynote Presentations by:
Bethany Edwards, Co-Founder & CEO at LIA Diagnostics
Jeffrey Joseph, DO, Professor of Anesthesiology, Vice Chairman & Director of Research in the Department of Anesthesiology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University; Founder and director of the Jefferson Artificial Pancreas Center
James M. Wilson, MD, PhD, Rose H. Weiss Orphan Disease Center Director’s Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

 


Consulting 101: Advanced Case Workshop

Date:  Monday, April 9th, 2018, 5:30-7PM
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall Room G92 (JMHH G92)

Please join PBG for the fourth workshop in our career development workshop series:
4/9: Advanced Case Workshop

PBG will be conducting an advanced casing workshop on Monday, April 9th in JMHH G92. This workshop will help attendees prepare for the casing portion of consulting interviews.  Anyone preparing for the fall consulting recruitment or looking to get ahead should attend!

 


Clarion Healthcare Information Session

Date:  Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 6-8PM
Location: Steinberg-Dietreich Hall, Room 211

Are you interested in learning about life sciences consulting? Located in downtown Boston, Clarion is a life sciences strategy and organizational consultancy that works together with global pharmaceutical and biotech clients to envision, craft and enable growth in dynamic markets. Join us to learn about life sciences consulting and opportunities for advanced degree candidates (ADCs), including PROPEL, our 3-day summer program for ADCs. Networking to follow.

With guest speakers:
Bobby Moy, M.A. Principal, Clarion

Mei Yan Lee, PhD. Consultant, Clarion Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Penn 2016 (PBG alum)

Federica Sgariglia, PhD. Consultant, Clarion Former postdoc at CHOP (PBG alum)

 


Women in Consulting Panel

Date:  Thursday, April 5th, 2018 6-8PM
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall F70 (JMHH F70)

Interested in consulting but unsure where to start? Join us for our “Women in Consulting Panel” on Thursday, April 5th. At this panel, Penn alumni that are currently working in management consulting will share their experience as women in their business field. They will also share some general advice on how to transition from graduate school to consulting. This is a terrific opportunity open to all graduate students and postdocs (both men and women) from all programs at Penn.

 


Consulting 101: Introduction to Casing Workshop

Date: Wednesday, March 14th, 2018, 5:30-7PM

Please join PBG for the second workshop in our career development workshop series.
PBG will be conducting an introduction to casingworkshop next Wednesday (location TBD). This workshop will give attendees information on preparing for the casing portion of consulting interviews.  Anyone preparing for the fall consulting recruitment or looking to get ahead should attend!

 


Consulting 101: Consulting Resume Workshop

Date: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018, 5:30-7PM
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall G65 (JMHH G65)

PBG will be conducting a resume workshop this Wednesday in JMHH G65. This will be a repeat workshop for those who couldn’t make it last week. This workshop will help attendees prepare an effective cover letter and resume for consulting, as well as provide an overview of the application process both for full-time and summer programs.

We encourage you to attend if you are might be interested in applying to summer programs or full-time positions in 2018.

 


Consulting 101: Consulting Resume Workshop

Date:  Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

PBG will be conducting a resume workshop this Wednesday (location TBD). This workshop will help attendees prepare an effective cover letter and resume for consulting, as well as provide an overview of the application process both for full-time and summer programs.

We encourage you to attend if you are might be interested in applying to summer programs or full-time positions in 2018.

 


Interdisciplinary Promotion Happy Hours 
Series 2: Innovative Design and Healthcare Technology

Date:  Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, 6-8PM
Location: Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut Street

Please join the Interdisciplinary Promotion Club (PIPC) for our next happy hour event – where the more you speak to students from other schools, the more drink tickets you get!  The topic will be INNOVATIVE DESIGN and HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY.

Join us for well drinks and Hors d’oeuvre (on us) to mingle with like-minded students from Medical, Engineering, Design, Wharton, Law, and other graduate schools.

 


24th Annual Wharton Health Care Business Conference

Date:  Thursday, February 22-23rd, 2018
Location: The Union League of Philadelphia (140 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102).

With over 500 annual attendees, the Wharton Health Care Business Conference (WHCBC) is a leading industry forum for industry professionals, academics, and students to meet and discuss the critical challenges and opportunities facing the industry today. As the largest student-run healthcare conference in the United States, WHCBC offers unparalleled opportunities to network with individuals across the payer, provider, healthcare services, healthcare finance, life sciences, and digital health landscapes.

This year’s conference will focus on how companies are thinking about consumerism in the context of health care and how they are adapting their business models to succeed in a consumer-driven world.

 


PBG Spring 2018 Kickoff
Sponsored by ClearView Healthcare Partners

When: Thursday, February 1st, ,2018 5-7PM
Where: Wharton School, Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room 340

Interested in gaining real life consulting experience? Want to learn more about consulting and the healthcare industry?

Join us at the Spring Kickoff for:

– An overview of PBG, including what we do and how to apply for our Spring projects!
– Dinner will be provided and the event will include an informal networking session with ClearView consultants.
– A post-event happy hour, location TBD.

No business experience necessary!

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with your fellow PBG members! We hope to see you there.

 


IQVIA Information Session and Panel

Date: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018, 5:30-7PM
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall F94 (JMHH F94)

IQVIA (formerly IMS Health and Quintiles) will be hosting an information session for those interested in leadership development and career opportunities with IQVIA. In the panel that follows, attendees will have access to several current consulting professionals that will be happy to answer questions.

 


Case Workshop & Info Session with BluePrint Research Group

Date: September 28th, 2017, 5-7PM
Location: Huntsman Hall, Room F50

This case workshop, put on by BluePrint Research Group, will provide you the opportunity to explore an actual project one might be a part of as a consultant. The BluePrint team will walk you through a client situation and some example research outputs. In groups, you will then develop recommendations for the client based on the information you are given. This dynamic exercise will give you a taste of what a consulting career would look like, all while providing you access to several current consulting professionals that will be happy to answer questions.

We look forward to seeing you at the session!

 


PBG Fall Kickoff sponsored by BCG

When: Thursday, September 14th, 2017, 6:00 pm
Where: Wharton School, Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room 350
Interested in gaining real life consulting experience? Want to learn more about consulting and the healthcare industry?Join us at the Fall Kickoff for:
An overview of PBG, including what we do and how to apply for projects!
presentation by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on their firm and their interest in advanced degree candidates
Dinner! Come grab a bite to eat
post-event happy hour, location TBD. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with your fellow PBG members!
No business experience necessary! We hope to see you there.