Are you eager to answer complex questions, and solve complicated business problems? We thought so! As a business school student, you have access to a plethora of resources that can help you define your career path. Check out these resources for some insight about what a career in consulting entails!
The Vault Career Guide to Consulting, Third Edition provides an insider’s perspective on what’s happening in the industry, what it takes to break in, and how to advance your career. Whether your goal is to help a multinational corporation streamline its operations or find ways to enhance productivity, this guide will help you master every step of your job search. Vault editors have researched and analyzed information from government and industry sources, professional groups, news reports, career and job-search resources, and a variety of other sources to produce these valuable career planning resources. This makes Vault a great place to start!
Stay up to date with all the latest news pertaining to consulting! This is a great resource that includes a library of information about management consulting, from resume guidance to salary insights. We highly recommend that you subscribe to this free resource in order to receive pertinent information, sent directly to your email!
A polished, well-rounded resume is the first step to breaking into any industry. Here is a great article that highlights a four-step method for optimizing your consulting resume. Make sure to follow up with the CSE Resume Review team as well, and get your resume approved by your career coach!
Learn more about what management consulting is, and how you can break into the field! Find out the difference between the “MBB”, “The Big Four”, and “Boutique” firms.
Here is a list of Consulting firms that have been known to sponsor H1B Visas! Reach out to your career coach for more guidance on this topic.
Did you score your first case interview?? It’s time to start preparing! Get a personalized interview preparation plan based on your current situation.
Finally, make sure you read the CSE Newsletter every week for more information about weekly case practices with Geri Brehm, as well as special events hosted by management consulted! You should also check out the Brandeis Consulting Association (BCA), a student-run organization for anyone who is interested in this industry.
This blog post was compiled by CSE Career Captain, Riya Mandhana MSF’22, and edited by fellow Career Captain, Stephanie Borr ’22, MA’23.