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Experienced Scientist - Entry Level ConsultingAs a data point, a guy I started with had 5 years industry experience and a masters and started at the post-MBA level (135-140k) with no difference in career track vs other post MBA entrants. Other data points, two PhDs with 3+yrs industry experience (part of it in manager role) post PhD also... 7 months 3 weeks
MBB final rounds?Typically, you would have a few weeks to accept an offer. Doesn't hurt asking the Bain recruiters for expedited timeline but only do so if and when you have an offer in hand from the others. It's unlikely they would expedite you if you do not have an offer in hand. 8 months 1 week
Critque Resume, Cover letter and essay for APD...The formatting needs to be fixed. Makes me want to tear my eyes out. Google for better looking formats. Scan WSO for formats of other people that have posted their resumes. Way too long. 1 page, maybe 1 page plus publications is enough. Your research has way too much real estate. You're not... 10 months 1 day
PhD topic and Consulting [quote=DickFuld]Go get a consulting job now if that's where you ultimately want to be.[/quote] If marine biology is a passion that you are unwilling to make into a career, find ways outside of work to do satisfy that. e.g. If I really loved working on cars, never wanted to be a mechanic but... 10 months 5 days
PhD topic and Consulting [quote=devildog2067]You should go to graduate school and do a PhD in marine biology if you are considering a career in marine biology, and for no other reason. Don't do it because you like marine biology and don't know what else to do. Definitely don't do it if you know you don't want to pursue a... 10 months 5 days
career options in consulting for a physics gradIf you want a tutorial on phds in consulting, look through my previous responses to posts http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/user/42013/track 1 year 1 month
Leveraging McK Final Round to Bain/BCG 1st RoundI'm curious....Let us know what you did and how you fared. I have the 'pleasure' of reading resumes next week (though for sure it won't be yours) 1 year 8 months
Advanced Degree Programs for Life SciencesA friend of mine from grad school mine went to Deloittes life science group with a phd in mol bio. There are a bunch of smaller firms that are specialists. Clearview Healthcare comes to mind. You will have to do some legwork to find the smaller ones....it's been a few years since I was job... 1 year 8 months
AT Kearney's FutureAT Kearney merged once with a much larger company (EDS), hated it, and bought themselves out a few years later (2006). I can only imagine they would consider a buyout/merger if really strapped, which I don't see happening in the near future. 1 year 9 months
-Are you at a US school? The US recruitment timelines are August- October for all of them. Outside this range is considered off cycle. I have no idea if it is the same from European schools, but I would check the websites or simply ask recruiting by email. 1 year 10 months