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  • 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

MBA Virtual Career Fair: Consulting Careers in Sustainability Panel Discussion

On Friday, February 11, Firsthand held its first annual MBA Virtual Career Fair. The fair was geared toward first- and second-year MBA students looking to prepare for and find internships and full-time positions. The fair allowed students to connect with top …

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Consulting exit opportunities

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Consulting exit opportunities

Kenton Kivestu, ex-Google, ex-BCG, Founder at RocketBlocksPublished: April 15, 2022

Consulting is famously considered a launching pad to a successful career – in tech, finance (VC, PE, Hedge fund), industry or public policy. …

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Best 15 Consulting Firms In Asia-Pacific and In Europe For Innovation

Today, we’re pleased to announce the Best 15 Consulting Firms in Asia-Pacific and in Europe for Innovation.

Vault’s Consulting rankings are based on a survey of more than 16,000 consultants across North America; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); …

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Industry Guides

Vault Career Guide to Consulting, Third Edition

Consulting is a massive, international industry with global revenues of around $506 billion. It spans human resources, business advisory services, …

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 the Top 50 Management and Strategy Consulting Firms, 2021 Edition

The 2021 Vault Guide to the Top 50 Consulting Firms is the definitive guide to the best consulting firms to …

Vault Guide to the Top 15 Consulting Firms, 2021 APAC Edition

Vault’s editors have composed this essential resource of leading consultancies, tailored specifically for the Asia-Pacific market, and covering both international …

Vault Guide to the Top 25 Consulting Firms, 2021 EMEA Edition

For the 2021 Edition of the Vault Guide to the Top 25 Consulting Firms in the EMEA region, Vault’s editors …

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 …

Career Resources

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Whether you currently work in Excel at a beginner or intermediate level, this course will take you to the next…

PowerPoint Crash Course

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A single IB or consulting slide may contain more analysis and strategy than an entire sales presentation, and the fast…

Introduction to Negotiation: A Strategic Playbook for Becoming a Principled and Persuasive Negotiator

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This course will help you be a better negotiator. Unlike many negotiation courses, we develop a framework for analyzing and…