Patrick Utz '20

ONIF Student Spotlight

Patrick Utz '20
Frank R. Seaver College of Science & Engineering

September 27, 2019 

Name: Patrick Utz

Major: Computer Engineering

Minor: Computer Science

Graduation Year: 2020

Fellowship Award: Harvard Summer Venture in Management Program: The Harvard Business School (HBS) Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) is a one-week residential educational program for rising college seniors designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education. Using the renowned case method of instruction, HBS faculty lead class discussions on current management issues. Participants spend evenings analyzing real-business cases, and use morning study groups and classes to examine and debate their ideas through lively interaction with peers and faculty.

What are your current or future career plans? Currently interested in working two years in the fintech industry and then get my MBA. Afterwards, I plan on starting my own company focused on technology and food.

What advice do you have for future applicants? Apply! Never underestimate your ability to qualify for such programs and it never hurts to just apply!

From top to bottom: 1. 2019 Harvard SVMP Cohort. 2. Patrick in front of the Harvard Business School sign.

----------------

The Harvard Business School (HBS) Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) is a one-week residential educational program for rising college seniors designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education. To learn more visit https://www.hbs.edu/svmp/about-the-program/Pages/default.aspx or contact ONIF.