Varun Jain

E'19, W'19

Varun is majoring in Computer Science and Finance. He will work at Capital One for Product Management & Analytics post graduation.

L's Taken


"Thank you for applying but..." Jobs

  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Instagram
  • EY
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Amazon
  • Two Sigma
  • Jane Street
  • Citadel
  • DRW


Clubs that "weren't a good fit"

  • Wharton Undergraduate Finance Club
  • Wharton Investment & Trading Group
  • Hack4Impact
  • Oracle Senior Society
  • Bell Senior Society
  • PennLabs


Everyday L of Life

  • Emailed a professor while inebriated once... oof...
On the Bright Side


Thing I've Learned That Will Still Matter in Ten Years

  • Your GPA and where you went to school don't matter. It's who you met and how you grew as a person. That's how everyday should be. Just become a better version of yourself.


Books I've Read For Fun

  • IT by Stephen King
  • 11/22/63 by Stephen King
  • The Innovators by Walter Isaacson


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

  • I'm an ambassador for a lot of music artists and interview them pretty often.
  • I'm a radio show host.
  • I mentor a lot of people informally and I'm really proud of what they have accomplished.


Unconventional Skills

  • Make my tongue into a 3 leaf clover/taco bowl
  • Fold complex origami


Quirks That Make Me Who I Am

  • Listening to EDM and headbanging in public
  • Folding origami structures for the hell of it
  • Climbing rooftops to see views
  • Hypothesizing crazy scenarios just for fun


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

  • Cold emailed an artist a music track
  • Tried acting in various cultural shows


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

  • Not getting into MIT
  • Not getting a proper internship freshman or sophomore year


Leap of Faith

  • Going to an music festival with someone I met over the internet from Hong Kong