Consulting, Business Strategy

Consulting firms are hired by organizations of all kinds – for-profit, nonprofit, and government agencies – to help them solve a problem or facilitate an organizational change. The more commonly known “general strategy” firms cover a broad portfolio of industries across sectors. There are also firms that specialize in specific industries such as healthcare, government, and financial services, while others specialize in functional areas that span industries, such as human resources, technology, and communications. Rather than hire an outside firm, some organizations have internal consultants, also referred to as business or corporate strategy departments, to address and resolve similar business and operational issues from within the organization.

Resource Spotlight: Vault

Vault is a valuable, comprehensive career planning tool – whether you have a career in mind, are not sure where to begin, or want some options to consider. Peruse this terrific resource to access numerous career guides, explore career fields, …

By Loredana George
Loredana George Assistant Director, Consulting, International Relations, Global Development, Education, Psychology, Global Health, Human Rights, & Alumni Engagement
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Learn About Consulting Case Interviews

If you are interested in pursuing consulting opportunities, take advantage of these workshops and resources to learn about and prepare for the case interview.

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Recruiting / Employer Engagement Team
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Consulting Application Deadlines

Consulting employers (particularly MBB – McKinsey & Company, Bain & Company, and The Boston Consulting Group) will begin recruiting this semester with application deadlines starting this summer for full-time and summer internship roles that begin in 2025. These details are subject to change, and we will continue to share updates when we have them.

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