Sydney Vandegrift


During her time at Berkeley, Sydney worked at Mercury Technologies, a growing company focused on banking for start-ups, to help onboard clients. In this position, she researched and analyzed current start-ups to risk assess applications for appropriate financing. Additionally, Sydney completed a product development internship at the Jackson Laboratory aiding in improving the innovation of chemo-agent products for a client. In the hospital setting, she completed a preceptorship at Kaiser Permanente where she interacted with physicians, nurses, and patients to ensure quality care and understand hospital operations.

Sydney received a B.A. in Integrative Human Biology from UC Berkeley and a Certificate of Entrepreneurship from UC Berkeley College of Engineering.

Interesting Facts About Sydney
  • Grew up on an island in Maine before moving to California at the age of 10
  • Ran Cross Country and Track & Field for UC Berkeley
  • Makes homemade pizza with a new topping every week

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