CBE Summer Experiences with Rutendo Mavunga ’24

CBE Fellow Rutendo Mavunga ’24 at her internship at Ernst & Young (EY) in Pittsburgh
CBE Fellow Rutendo Mavunga ’24  at her internship at Ernst & Young (EY) in Pittsburgh

CBE Fellow Rutendo Mavunga ’24 is working at her internship at Ernst & Young (EY) in Pittsburgh.  EY serves customers worldwide offering professional services for assurance, audit, tax, financial, and business advisory services to automotive, financial, government, entertainment, mining, real estate, technology, and telecommunication industries.

How is the summer going? We asked Rutendo…

How did you find your internship?

Rutendo: “I discovered this opportunity through Allegheny College’s career services who supported me for a very long time, and I used Handshake* to apply.”

What are you doing during this experience?

Rutendo: “I’m a Financial Services (FSO) business consulting intern in Pittsburgh. The FSO area is focused on the financial sector exclusively, and learning how to develop feasible solutions to support clients within this sector. I have thoroughly enjoyed my internship and learning about the field of consulting and financial services.”

Would you recommend this internship to other students?

Rutendo:  “This has been a rigorous yet enjoyable experiences and I would highly recommend this experience to other students.”

Rutendo is an Economics and International Studies major and French minor, planning to graduate in 2024.  A CBE Fellow and Social Entrepreneur, she earned 2nd prize recognition at the 2022 Zingale Big Idea Competition, pitching her company, Batanai, where she plans to have an impact on women’s health In Zimbabwe.  Rutendo’s summer activities included participation in the 19th Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics program at Chatham University.

International Studies is an interdivisional, liberal arts program that endeavors to develop and relate those analytical skills most appropriate for the examination of increasingly complex interactions among nations and regions of the world. It draws upon the disciplines of economics, history, language, and political science.

*Allegheny College is a partner of the Handshake career community to provide students and recent graduates with access to job and internship opportunities from more than 400,000 employers.