Talia Statsky-Frank


Talia is studying Networked and Social Systems Engineering with a minor in Engineering Entrepreneurship, graduating in May 2019. Post graduation, Talia is working as an analyst in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs in New York City.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taliastatskyfrank/

L's Taken


"Thank you for applying but..." Jobs

  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Microsoft
  • Airbnb
  • Twitter


Failures That Seemed Like the End of the World Back Then But Don't Matter in Hindsight

  • Not having internships after freshman and sophomore summers
  • Getting a C+ my first semester of college
  • Losing a major friendship
  • Admitting to friends I need help


Everyday L's of Life

  • Walking to the gym only to realize it's already closed
  • Being on crutches twice in the span of six months
  • Missing my flight home for Thanksgiving
  • Falling off a scooter and bruising my whole entire leg in Paris over spring break
  • Getting a black eye and a concussion at a frat party
On the Bright Side


Memories I Made While I Wasn’t Studying/Working

  • Staying up until 4am with friends watching a bad movie marathon
  • Impromptu trips to Center City
  • Restaurant week each semester with my best friends
  • Taking tap classes in Philadelphia
  • Apple picking with engineering fraternity


Things I've Learned That Will Still Matter in 10 Years

  • Friendships don’t always last and that’s okay
  • Networking matters!! (even though it’s not always enjoyable)
  • Always have a spare umbrella on you


Books I've Read For Fun

  • The Night Circus
  • #Girlboss
  • The Mountain Between Us
  • When Breath Becomes Air
  • The Next Best Thing


Things I'm Proud of That You Won't See on a Resume

  • Can chant torah
  • Watched all of Grey's Anatomy 3 times


Unconventional Skills

  • Can tap dance
  • I'm a walking Disney encyclopedia
  • I make the best shakshuka


Quirks That Make Me Who I Am

  • Huge Disney addict that’s been to Disney World 50+ times
  • I get outfit approval from my mom every morning
  • Addicted to finding the best chocolate chip cookies
  • I have 6 pairs of the same sneaker in different colors


Things I've Done That Pushed Me Out of My Comfort Zone

  • Joining a sorority
  • TA’ing a class of graduate students sophomore year
  • Admitting to friends I need help


Leaps of Faith

  • Traveling to Israel for a year with no one I knew
  • Deciding to live in a 5 person house as the only female