Riya Mandhana

CSE Career Captain

Education: Riya Mandhana (She/Her/Hers) is currently a Master of Science in Finance student at Brandeis International Business School, and is expected to graduate in May 2022. She graduated with her Bachelor in Legal Science from Government Law College, Mumbai University in India. She also obtained an Intermediate (Integrated Professional Competence) Examination Certificate from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Work History: Riya is a Junior Career Captain at the Business School’s Career Strategies and Engagement Center. Prior to her position at Brandeis, she worked as a trainee in the field of Audit and Taxation for 3.5 years, as part of her Chartered Accountancy coursework, where she performed Statutory and Tax Audits and provided Direct Taxation and Transfer Pricing Consultancy. She then transitioned to working as a Senior Tax Consultant, focusing on Transfer Pricing and International Taxation. Last year, Riya started an organization called What’s Next For You, through which she aimed to create awareness about different career paths and guide school students about different career options available to them. Riya also worked as a Management Consultant at 180 Degrees Consulting in India on a pro-bono project.

Extracurriculars & Hobbies: Aside from her involvement at the Career Strategies and Engagement Center, Riya serves as President of International Business Women’s Club at Brandeis and Vice President of Brandeis Consulting Association. Riya is a sports fanatic. She played Badminton professionally throughout her school life and continues to enjoy the game. She also relishes being at one with nature and loves hiking, kayaking and camping.

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Riya Mandhana MSF‘22 | Setting Sail with Graduating Career Captains

The Setting Sail Series is a collection of blog posts from graduating Career Captains that include their favorite memories from the business school, as well as advice for incoming/returning students.

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“Brandeis International Business School, Class of 2022!” This right …

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A Career in Consulting

Consulting is the practice of examining and proposing solutions to complicated organizational challenges. Consultants provide a vital service because they can provide an unbiased perspective on a problem and dedicate their whole focus to solving it.

Many businesses are looking …

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Navigate Workmaze | CSE Resource of the Month Series

Are you finding that researching companies and keeping up with their recruitment schemes and deadlines is tedious and time-consuming? 

Use Workmaze to keep track of everything recruitment!

Workmaze consists of…

Two recruitment guides: one for Specialty Masters students and one …

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BCA’s Case Competition and How to Make the Most of it

Brandeis Consulting Association (BCA) opened applications for their Annual Case Competition. It’s time to put your business skills to the test, pitch your ideas, and make friends and have fun while you are at it! This can be the most …

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Consulting: Summer Resource Roundup for Careers in Consulting

Are you eager to answer complex questions, and solve complicated business problems? We thought so! As a business school student, you have access to a plethora of resources that can help you define your career path. Check out these resources …

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Offer negotiation and other guidelines for full-time job search

When you start getting your first full time job offers, you might not always think about negotiating the offer(s) you received. But it is essential!

The question is how do you go about it?

There are typically two stages of …

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