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Silicon Valley Internships

“We have a close community of UNC alumni…”

“We have a close community of UNC alumni…”

Junior business major Michael Krantz learned “how to work with brilliant people in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.” Junior health policy management major Pooja Joshi learned to be comfortable interacting with powerful chief executives in her field. Senior psychology major Tiana Petree changed the trajectory of her career path.

The three Carolina undergraduates were among 16 students from the College of Arts & Sciences’ entrepreneurship minor who participated in the inaugural Burch Field Research Seminar in Silicon Valley.

“We have a close community of [Carolina] alumni here who are willing to mentor and facilitate career opportunities for Carolina students,” said Jennifer Halsey ’94, the UNC entrepreneur- in-residence in Silicon Valley brought together the UNC alumni network for the event.

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