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.

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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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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How to Explore Entrepreneurship at Harvard

Entrepreneurship is one of the most exciting fields to be involved in at Harvard but with so many resources it can be tough to figure out what’s best for you! Luckily, our MCS PAF Matthew Andrews gathered resources to share …

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