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Unpaid internships for consulting resumeHow would you think an unpaid internship in resume will affect chances of breaking into management consulting? I have interviews coming up in the following companies: 1) Small PE shop 2) Early start-up accelerator 3) Technology/e-marketing/e-commerce consulting firm Which one of these three would be...
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Career Dilemma - IT Consulting = Dream but...I'm about to finish my undergrad this December. Decent GPA, Challenging major and two minors, good work experience (three F500 firms + an M&A boutique) and leadership in multiple clubs. Went to a top 50 state school, SAT score around 2000 with 700 Math. I'm currently interning at an F500 tech fi...
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HC Consulting vs StrategyHi all, I'm trying to choose between two offers, one is at a big 4 firm doing HC consulting and the other is at a tier II management consulting firm doing strategy work. I have a couple years of HC consulting experience under my belt so I'm being offered more money and a higher position from the b...
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Justice Thomas HATES Rankings - stolen from JDOasisThis article originally appeared in JDOasis, but I thought it was applicable to banking/consulting as well and deserved its own post here. Its short, have a read:http://www.jdoasis.com/forums/justice-thomas-hates... What do you think? ...
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Unique Situation in ChinaGreetings all! I'm new to WSO and want to first excuse my general 'green-ness' here. Looking for your gracious advice regarding my transition into consulting. I'm currently leaving the Public Relations industry in China and trying to get into Consulting. I'm originally from New York and right after ...
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Fidelity Business Consulting: any former interviewees out there?Hi, has anybody interviewed for a position with Fidelity Business Consulting? There is very little information online about the interview process. What are typical questions for this group and what do the cases look like? Thanks. ...
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When to apply for summer internship at MBB? (Graduate Level)Is it possible for me to apply for a consulting summer during my 1st year of law school or would it be better to wait until the summer right before I graduate so I can get an offer? Thank you! ...
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MBB Summer Start DatesWhat are the general start dates for MBB summer internships (undergrads)? I'm studying abroad at Oxford and term does not end until June 15th, meaning I would probably miss the training week if internships start in the beginning of June. Are they typically (in)flexible about these situations, and sh...
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Math question from CIP (really easy but can't wrap my head around it)This is a question from Case-in-point: Capacity is 12,000 pairs of flip-flops a month. Capacity equals 2 shifts a day, five days a week. Given a normal eight hour shift, what is the maximum production per shift? The case in point explanation is "12,000 pairs a month/2 shifts a day=6,000 pairs per mo...
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MBB internship opps for grad studentsHello Everyone, I was wondering if someone could give me some information on internship opportunities available to students who have already completed their undergraduate degrees. Would these students qualify for a summer position in consulting or investment banking? Or are internships only limited ...
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How many firms to apply..?Hi, sorry to be annoying, but I want people's advice on application process generally. I was wondeirng how many firms people usually apply to for entry level consulting analyst position (straight out of undergrad, no relevant job experience, science & econ major with ok GPA) So far, I applied to...
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College student in very peculiar situation - need adviceHey guys, I'm currently a junior at a top-20 business program, and I'm also a pre-med student double majoring in biochemistry. I plan on graduating in five years - regardless which track I choose to pursue - so technically I'm still in my sophomore year. I recently attended a consulting career fair,...
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IBM GBS Consulting by Degrees How do people perceive IBM Consulting by Degrees? I've talked to some people who say it's not management consulting at all, but IT consulting. Some reviews on this forum are pretty negative about it, and I saw a review on glass door accusing them of purposely misleading undergrads because it's not e...
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My unstructured tips for RecruitingAll, I am currently a consultant at an MBB and am involved in recruiting. Thought I would offer you some off the cuff tips for recruiting season from someone who is on the other side of the table. Happy to take additional questions too, though I may not be able to respond right away. Karl On recru...
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Kurt Salmon, difficult to get into?Hello, I have a strong interest in joining Kurt Salmon. I was a poli. sci. major at a top university with mediocre grades. I have been working for 7 months at the Macy's Executive Development Program. Therefore, I have experience in retail itself, particularly in working with driving sales through r...
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Non-Target, No Contracts, Where to Begin?Hi all, I'm a recent grad from a non-target and I am currently working in corporate finance at a super small company. I really dislike the work that I am currently doing and since the company is really small (almost no chance to do anything more interesting) and there are no coworkers my age, I'm re...
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Science major with no experience in consulting,,, any chance?As mentioned in the subject line, I am in my last year of undergrad at a top Canadian institution. I'm double majoring in chemistry (science) and econ (cGPA: 3.8+), but I don't have any experiences in consulting field. Most of my experiences have been limited to medical/science research (no paper pu...
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ATKearney full time recruiting in the USDoes anyone know why ATK is not doing any full-time MBA recruiting in the US this year? Per their website, they had an amazing summer class. As far as I remember, in the UK, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley said the same in the fall of 2008... ...
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Senior analyst position?Hey all-- I'm talking with a person whose title has been "Senior Analyst" at two of MBB. I've never heard of this title before and haven't been able to find any info online. What kind of position is this? Thanks! ...
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Following up with consulting recruitersIf a recruiter emails or calls you to notify that a partner has passed on your application, but then follows with the standard "due to the large number of apps, we can only respond to candidates of interest." Is there any way to follow up with the recruiter to follow up / build momentum at this poin...
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How to break into consulting?I'm currently working in corporate finance but find my work to be unchallenging and regret not pursuing consulting when looking for jobs my senior year. I'm looking to make a move into consulting but I'm not sure how to best focus my energy. It seems like most firms hire college seniors or MBA grads...
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Advisory Board Company: more information?Hey guys, I searched the forum and found almost no discussions on the Advisory Board Company at all. I find that odd given the size of the company, when there are multiple discussions on smaller and boutique firms. I wanted to ask if anyone had any knowledge of the firm in terms of culture, pay, pre...
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Best Turnaround Consultants...Hey all.. I am looking to hear what are the best firms to join if someone wanted to become a turnaround specialist. Who should we be talking about here? - AlixPartners? - Alvarez & Marsal? - FTI Consulting? (Note: I am excluding the banking aspect of restructuring, like Blackstone, Lazard, HLH...
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The current job market for undergrad seniors?Those currently working at a firm, Could you chime in provide some insight on how the job market is affecting the new recruiting class for seniors looking for FT positions? Are there less spots this year? The same? I'm looking to recruit primarily in LA but also in SF. I was thrown into a slight fr...
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