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Kunal Rathore

Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
Full-time with Co-op
University of Toronto (Honours Bachelor of Arts)
Class of 2024

Pursuing an MBA allowed me to bridge the gap between my current skill set and the strategic, interdisciplinary knowledge needed to thrive in today's ever-changing business world.

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

  • Culture & Experience Junior Analyst – CIBC
  • Consultant – CIBC
  • Strategy Management Associate – University Health Network

Why DeGroote?

I believe that the MBA program at DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, is an exceptional opportunity to combine academic excellence with hands-on experience. The focus on experiential learning through alternating work terms (MBA co-op program) is a great way to apply classroom knowledge to real-world scenarios. Moreover, the program has allowed me to broaden my skill set and acquire a diverse range of abilities.

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

To truly make the most of your MBA program at DeGroote School of Business, it is vital that you seize every opportunity for experiential learning and networking. Utilize the co-op work terms to apply your classroom knowledge in practical settings and gain valuable experience. Forge connections with industry professionals, faculty, and other students to create a robust network that can help you grow both personally and professionally. Lastly, remember to approach your MBA journey with an open mind, curiosity, and a willingness to push yourself to the limits.

Extra Curricular Involvement at DeGroote MBA

  • Pitching for Charity Competition
  • Participated in DeGroote Consulting Workshops
  • MBA Student Ambassador