Ember Chen, Human Capital, Strategy & Development Intern
Branch Location: Oakland, CA
Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA
Education: B.A. Candidate in Computer Science & B.A. Candidate in Cognitive Science at the University of California, Berkeley (expected May 2016)
Biography: Ember is a rising senior at UC Berkeley majoring in Computer Science and Cognitive Science. Last summer, she participated in a startup accelerator program in Nice, France, where she developed an interest in social entrepreneurship and design. Ember is involved with an organization at school that seeks to affect local and social impact through the human-centered design process. Last summer, her team tackled the issue of providing career exploration services to youth in underserved communities. Her hobbies include dance, DIY projects, and traveling, and she also does freelance design work in her free time. Ember hopes to continue to serve the community in the Bay Area through innovative means after graduation.
Project Description: Under the guidance of bank and foundation staff, Ember will research and create an online guidebook to help students learn about the career pipeline and opportunities in beneficial banking and the good money movement. She will also conduct research on banking products and services most valued to the Millennial generation and will curate a list of meaningful human capital resources to distribute on the company’s intranet platform.