Harshna Mahtani

Paramaribo, Suriname, Suriname
Full-time with Co-op
University of South Florida (Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Sciences)
Class of 2024

Embarking on the MBA journey was my choice to embrace diverse work experiences and cultivate a well-rounded skill set. This opportunity not only equips me with technical business acumen but also hones my soft skills, enabling me to collaborate seamlessly with people from a variety of backgrounds and work styles across industries.

Work Experience during the DeGroote MBA (Co-op or Summer Internship)

  • Branch Project Intern – Scotiabank 
  • Quality Performance Associate – St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Why DeGroote? 

My decision to attend DeGroote was influenced by its unique co-op program, strong employer relationships, and overwhelmingly welcoming and supportive environment. Through the co-op program, I am able to enhance my business acumen both in the classroom and in the industry. Most importantly, the DeGroote community is exceptionally welcoming and supportive, making you feel at home! 

What piece of advice would you give to anyone considering doing their MBA at DeGroote? 

Believe in yourself and your ability to succeed in the program! Regardless of your background or previous experiences, DeGroote’s MBA is designed to foster every student’s achievement and value every unique perspective. Remember that your MBA journey is up to you, so take advantage of each opportunity to connect with peers, professors, and the DeGroote team! Don’t be afraid to step outside your comfort zone – that’s where growth happens! 

Extra Curricular Involvement at DeGroote MBA

  • Vice President of Marketing and Communications DeGroote MBAs for Impact
  • MBA Student Ambassador