Verena Jung graduated Princeton University in 2014 having studied public policy at the Woodrow Wilson School. Her undergraduate research focused on public sector finance management and debt restructuring in the Eurozone. She spent the summer after freshman year in Beijing learning Chinese, and her sophomore fall in Barcelona, Spain studying Spanish. Outside of school, Verena played rugby on the women's rugby team at Princeton University. Currently, Verena is working as a financial analyst for Mercury Capital Advisors in New York City.