Vrinda Kalia

Full-Time MBA, Class of 2020

Hometown: Lucknow
Home State: Uttar Pradesh
Home Country: India
Previous Institution & Degree: Manipal Institute of Technology  B.E. - Electronics and Communication Engineering

Pre-MBA Industry: Tech Consulting
Pre-MBA Company: Deloitte Consulting LLP
Pre-MBA Title: Consultant
Desired Post-MBA Industry: Technology/Consultant
Desired Post-MBA Function: Technology/Consultant

Summer Internship Company: Dell Inc
Summer Internship Title: Marketing Intern

Degree Concentration: Strategic Management, Marketing
Student Organization Membership:

  • Consulting Association¬†
  • Net Impact¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Rice Business Women's Organization/Men as Allies¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Technology Association

What about the Rice MBA program has surprised you the most?
Realizing how much I didn't know that I didn't know!

What has been your favorite moment of your Rice MBA experience so far?
How my love for Rice increases with every partio!

What is your favorite thing about and/or favorite spot in Houston?
Oh the campus!

In a sentence, what is the one piece of advice you have for prospective students?
Come in a very open mind and you'll be surprised at what the school has to offer!