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Dylan Herman

Dylan Herman


Advisory Associate

Personal Information

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School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Years at College Works: 2010

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: PricewaterhouseCoopers

Title: Advisory Associate

Industry: Consulting

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Technology consulting for Fortune 500 companies.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Launching a start-up and finishing my first half Ironman.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

Altered my entire outlook on business and had a positive effect on nearly every aspect of my life.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

I think like an entrepreneur in so many aspects of my life. It taught me how to sell; and that skill, if used right, is one of the most powerful tools in your belt.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Don't underestimate yourself and don't overestimate the world.


What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Invest everything you have in this program. What you sacrifice now will pay out exponentially down the road.

What's your best advice for someone interested in entering your career field?

Think like an entrepreneur.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Booking a $13,000 job.

Last words of wisdom

Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't.