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Consulting

This is a community for those interested in all areas of Consulting to explore news, resources and events from the CDO, SOM Clubs and broader Yale.

  • Management Consulting

  • Specialty Consulting

  • Internal Consulting

  • Management consulting is the practice of providing consulting services to organizations to improve their performance or to assist in achieving operational, organizational and strategic objectives.

    Sample employers include Bain, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Deloitte, EY-Parthenon, Kearney, KPMG, L.E.K., Mars & Co., McKinsey, Oliver Wyman, PWC, and Strategy&.

  • Specialty consulting covers firms with clients in a particular niche area and can be industry-wide (ie. Education) or functional (Innovation).

    Sample employers include:

    • Economic – Analysis Group, Cornerstone
    • Technology – Accenture, IBM, ICF, West Monroe
    • Healthcare – Chartis Group, ZS Associates
    • Growth Strategy – Blue Ridge Partners, Fidelity Consulting, Simon-Kucher
    • Design & Innovation – co:collective, Doblin, Innosight
    • Education – Bellwether Education Partners, Bridgespan, Tyton
    • Non-Profit – CCS Fundraising, Wellspring
    • Government – Delivery Associates, Guidehouse
    • Economic Development – IDInsight, Accenture Development Partnerships, Redstone Strategy Group

  • Often referred to as Internal Strategy or Corporate Strategy, serve in an internal advisory capacity within organizations. Consulting expertise improves company performance.

    Sample employers include:

    • Financial: Fidelity, American Express, Liberty Mutual, M&T Bank, Chase
    • Health: Bayer, Yale New Haven Health System, Pfizer
    • Tech: IBM, Tata Consulting, Samsung
    • CPG: PepsiCo, Ford
    • Energy: Amphenol
    • Government: US Secret Service, National Parks

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By Mike Minutoli
Mike Minutoli Senior Director, Career Education and Coaching
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4 Key Types of Consulting Fit Interview Questions You Must Prepare For

During an interview, it is common to be asked “Tell me about yourself.” Even though you’re mentally prepared for the question to be asked, suddenly your heart starts racing, your mind goes blank, and you just plain forget how to …

By Mike Minutoli
Mike Minutoli Senior Director, Career Education and Coaching
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What is a consulting firm campus ambassador?

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A campus ambassador serves an important role in the recruiting process for firms. While different firms use different titles, this role is staffed with a full-time consultant for a 2-4 month rotation. Typically the consultant graduated from business school within …

By Rebecca Stekloff
Rebecca Stekloff Senior Director, Employer Partnerships

What Does Business Casual Really Mean in 2023?

“Business casual” is a straightforward dress code in that the name translates precisely to what it means: a mix of formal and casual clothing. Yet it can be hard to know what’s too formal for this dress code and, conversely, …

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CDO Consulting Resources Shared at Consulting Club Kick-Off Meeting

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Great seeing so many of you at Consulting Club Kick-off last week!
Deborah Shea and I shared a lot of resources – all valuable!! Below are the links. And always feel free to check in with the CDO with any …

By Rebecca Stekloff
Rebecca Stekloff Senior Director, Employer Partnerships

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Career Resources

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Industry Guides


Vault Guide to Case Interviews, Ninth Edition

Case interviews are a crucial part of the hiring process in the consulting industry. Designed to test an applicant’s knowledge …

Vault Guide to Health Care and Pharmaceuticals Consulting Jobs

The Vault Guides to Jobs books are a valuable career exploration tool for libraries and career centers. Written in an …

Vault Guide to Branding, Image, and Marketing Consulting Jobs

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Consulting Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …