Where’s the Blueprint?

On the first day of every semester, your professor or instructor hands you a syllabus, usually including several key dates on which you need to deliver assignments, take exams, and give presentations. Not knowing the content of the course, a few gaps in understanding will surely exist, but generally you have a pretty good idea…

The French Financial Ecosystem

Tomorrow I start my internship at Finance Innovation. As its name suggests, the company operates in the finance industry. Specifically, Finance Innovation was started by the French Public Authorities to provide resources and networking opportunities for fintech startups in France to secure funding, insurance, consulting, and other services that help accelerate their growth.  To that…

Long Time, No See

Hello again! Just weeks after finishing my International Consulting Project with CEOLI, it is now time for my next international adventure. This summer, I will be working for Paris-based think tank Finance Innovation as a FinTech Research Intern, where I will be monitoring the latest developments in European FinTech, and I will help with organizing…

Time to Say Goodbye

As our project concludes, I am left with three emotions: sadness, satisfaction, and hope. I am sad because this marks the end of my time working with my team, Amizade, and CEOLI, who have all been absolute pleasures to work with. My satisfaction stems from the fact that our team was able to deliver what…

A Virtual Project – The Good and The Bad

The closing stages of this project make for a bittersweet time. On the one hand, I am excited to present the products of our hard work to CEOLI. Powered by great teamwork and industrious work ethics, our grant-writing and art show teams have both produced great ideas for our client, and we cannot wait to…

The Midpoint of Our Bolivian Journey

Last Friday, I entered my client meeting as I usually do, with a suit and tie on. “You can’t be overdressed,” I always tell myself. I couldn’t be more wrong. When my client asked us to stand up and join him in a dance, I found out the hard way that I had not dressed…

An International Consulting Experience – My Virtual Adventure to Cochabamba

Hello! I am Oscar Hung, a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh. I am currently pursuing a major in Finance and a minor in French, along with certificates in International Business and Business Analytics. Within PittBusiness, I am the Director of Development at the Consulting Academy, where I help students with consulting case interviews and…