Engineer that wants to get an MBA and transition into Management Consulting

a1wayshungry's picture
Rank: Chimp | banana points 5

Hi all,

I am currently a junior at a top 3 public university (think Berkeley, UCLA, UMich) studying Electrical Engineering with a long term goal of getting into consulting (MBB). I unfortunately struck out this year for consulting internships. I will be interning at Intel this summer (engineering) and I was wondering what roles/companies I should look into pre-MBA for next year's full time recruitment (i.e. is intel good enough)? My short term goal is to get into an M7 Business school. I will probably graduate with around a 3.5 and haven't taken the GMAT yet.

Financial Modeling Course

  • Get An Edge For Your Interviews & Finance Career
  • The Best (and Most Affordable) Financial Modeling Self-study Courses.
  • WSO Members receive a 15% discount

Comments (2)

Feb 5, 2019

a1wayshungry, hey, look at the bright side, at least you didn't get a ton of monkey shit thrown at is my best guess on threads that might be helpful:

  • Another Take on Target Schools: Representation at America's Elite B-Schools order to get admitted into an elite MBA program you need to have a prestigious job and in order to land ... college is to see how many alums end up at elite business schools (M7) since it goes to follow that in ... with no facts to back
  • Choosing electives in target ugrad b-school for trading a handful). I'd like to get into trading in London or possibly NYC (lots of precedents at my school, that ... Hi, I'm an incoming 2nd year business ugrad at a target Cdn school (take your pick of ... isn't the issue). My business courses are all finance, and I have 2 full credits/year of electives open ...
  • Used B-School to Move From Back Office to IBD Associate at 25 scotch and doing my B-school homework halfheartedly. Thanks have to go out to all the WSO posters that ... a F500 back-office job Into M&A. I'm 25 and just landed an Associate gig at an elite boutique in ... salary, $3k bonus, and 3% raise were very underwhelming, so I started positioning myself to break into ...
  • Undergrad B-School Environment Changing need to pick a school that provides the social and academic aspects of life that you are looking for; ... count the number of posts that I have read relating to which school is best on "the list" etc. ... making it into investment banking or buy side analytics are out of their minds. What's the key to
  • Please Help! I can't decide which school to choose? UBC vs ESADE vs Bocconi vs Rollins College Msc Management graduate myself, getting a management master degree seems as the only way to land a management consulting ... Also I couldn't decide to whether apply to Ie Business School. Even though it is generally ranked ... business.By the way I'm non-Eu and no
  • Low GPA/no experience-How to get into consulting? Consulting--How To's MBB Networking Which B-School Would You Choose For MBB? bad GPA ... IT or litigation type consulting? Regards The Low GPA Students path to consulting Getting into ... I was planning on going into science research till I decided that wasn't for
  • Should consultants get an MBA? 8 scenarios to consider back to school to earn an MBA if they want to become successful in consulting. The blueprint that many ... undergraduate degree-> obtain 2-3 years industry experience-> get an MBA-> go into consulting Path 1B: ... MBA
  • M7 vs Top 15 MBA for Consulting considering the Top 15 over the M7. m7 mba Business School MBB top 15 Military B-school ... I just got admitted to an M7 (not HSW) and a Top 15. Both place about 1/3 of the class into ... consulting, and I have 100% GI Bill, so cost is not really an issue. Are my chances of landing a
  • More suggestions...

Hope that helps.

Feb 8, 2019
    • 1