Wenting Sun


Wenting is a senior studying Digital Media Design. She will be working at JPMorgan after graduation as a software engineer. On campus, Wenting is involved with the Pan Asian American Community and is also an RA.

L's Taken


"Thank you for applying but..." Jobs

  • Penn Undergraduate Research Mentoring Program
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Microsoft
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google


Thing I Swore I'd Finish But Never Did

  • Continue drawing after high school


Everyday L of Life

  • I keep sleeping through my 10:30am class that I actually enjoy going to.


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

  • Changing my major spring of sophomore year from ChemE to DMD right after I got a C in orgo even though I had barely coded before
  • After I got a C+ in CIS 121 and CIS 262, I thought I was a failure in everything I studied.
On the Bright Side


Memories I Made While I Wasn’t Studying/Working

  • Continuously learning with fellow Asian American and Pacific Islander students to explore and take ownership of our racial and cultural identity
  • Talking about life and future with my residents while eating Trader Joe snacks


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

  • I have learned and reflected deeply about my Asian American identity and how to become an effective organizer for social change.
  • Active listening and how to be there for others
  • Actually know about my own history


Books I've Read For Fun

  • Orientalism by Edward Said
  • All About Love by Bell Hooks


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

  • I have formally been in mentorship for over 80 first-year students the past three years and I would like to think I have made some positive impact in their lives.
  • I have challenged a lot of groups I am in on what social events at Penn could look like that doesn't include drinking.


Quirk That Makes Me Who I Am

  • I watch a lot of competitive Tetris for entertainment.