Yale School of Management

Internship Spotlight Podcast: Ann Boyajian ’21, Emily Kling ’21, and Edward Kusell-Zigelman ’21, CariClub

The first episode in a special mini-series of the Career Conversations podcast focused on MBA summer internships. We’re talking with rising second-year MBA students about their summer internships, where they are applying the lessons of their first year at Yale SOM.

July 22, 2020

Ann Boyajian ’21, Emily Kling ’21, and Edward Kusell-Zigelman ’21 are summer MBA interns at CariClub, a social impact tech company. They discuss what it's like to work at the startup, the pros and cons of a virtual internship, and their big takeaways from their work at the social impact-focused organization.

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Edward Kusell-Zigelman in a Zoom meeting

Edward Kusell-Zigelman ’21

Internship: CariClub, Product Management
Hometown: Arroyo Grande, CA
Clubs and affiliations: First Mover Advantage (Dance), Startup Club, Tech Club, Nonprofit Board Fellows, Global Social Enterprise—Kenya
Favorite Yale SOM Class: Investor
Favorite New Haven eatery: Rubamba—Latin American fare. Great arepas!
Favorite Professor: Jidong Zhou (Game Theory)
Favorite Yale SOM community event: Star Search

Ann Boyajian ’21

Ann Boyajian's puppy June
Ann Boyajian's puppy, June

Internship: CariClub, Strategy and Growth
Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK
Clubs and affiliations: Hockey Club, Women in Management, Startup Club, Tech Club, PE-VC Club, Food/Ag/Bev Club
Favorite Yale SOM Class:  Modeling Managerial Decisions
Favorite New Haven eatery: Modern, and specifically the Italian Bomb, for pizza and Olmo for everything else
Favorite Professor: Lorenzo Caliendo
Favorite Yale SOM community event: Garstka Cup—I can’t wait to get back on the ice
Bonus facts: My new puppy, June, is my coworker this summer. She can’t wait to come to New Haven in the fall.

Emily Kling
Emily Kling

Emily Kling ’21

Internship: CariClub, Strategic Growth Marketing 
Hometown: New York, NY
Clubs and affiliations: Media and Entertainment Club; Women in Management; Career Conversations Podcast
Favorite Yale SOM Class:  Business Ethics
Favorite New Haven eatery: Modern Apizza / Otaru Sushi
Favorite Yale SOM community event: Garstka Cup

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