Student Profiles

Tyler Knox, LSM '20

Hometown: 
Cambell Hall, NY
College Major: 
Biology
Wharton Concentrations: 
Management/Finance

Three Favorite Aspects of LSM:

1.) The ability to bridge my varying intellectual interests. 2.) The close-knit community of LSM students. 3.) Seeing business through the lens of the sciences.

What internships have you done so far?

  • Completed an independent research project on ballistic missile proliferation with Professor Michael Horowitz (associate professor of political science) through the Summer Program in Undergraduate Research (SPUR).
  • Served as a Residential Teaching Assistant (RTA) for the LEAD Summer Business Program at Wharton, a 3-week long summer program for underrepresented minority rising high school seniors interested in business.
  • Tour guided for Penn Admissions during the summer.

What was the most valuable or rewarding part of your internship experience?

Learning more about missile technology, giving back to the program I was a part of in 2015 when I was a rising high school senior.

Extracurricular Activities:

Kite & Key Society (Penn Tour Guide), Penn Undergraduate Biotech Society, Wharton Public Policy Initiative Student Group, Wharton Wellness Board

Any other interesting stuff we should know about you?

I am a triplet!