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‘Career Options: Consulting’

Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is seeking a consultant with expertise in higher education assessment

Jun. 18, 2019—The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is seeking a consultant with expertise in higher education assessment to help us conduct a survey of neuroscience departments and programs. If you have suggestions of individuals or groups who may be interested in learning more about this project, please contact sraver@sfn.org.   SfN conducts a periodic survey of neuroscience...

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BCG Virtual Coffee Chats – June 26, 2019

Jun. 14, 2019—BCG Atlanta will be hosting virtual “coffee chats” on June 26 throughout the day for students interested in learning more about BCG consultancy. Alumna Dr. Aparna Shekar will be hosting the chats. Interested students register here https://talent.bcg.com/Events?folderId=10025867

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Event: McKinsey Employer Info Session

May. 8, 2019—McKinsey brings together an outstanding group of colleagues from a wide variety of backgrounds to help leading organizations tackle their most complex challenges. We have long been a leader in strategic management and our work in healthcare is growing rapidly. More than 40% of our consultants have advanced degrees in fields outside of business, and...

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VUADCC hosts alumna Aparna Shekar, BCG

Apr. 26, 2019—The Vanderbilt University Advanced Degree Consulting Club (VUADCC) is pleased to share an opportunity for an informal, in-person chat with BCG consultant, Dr. Aparna Shekar, on May 9, 2:30-3:30PM. Dr. Shekar received her PhD in Pharmacology in early 2019 and joined BCG shortly thereafter. This is a valuable opportunity to listen to her experience in...

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BCG is coming to campus, March 19

Feb. 27, 2019—Join us for an Employer Informational Panel with BCG! The event will provide highlights to the Bridge to BCG Program as well as understanding a day in the life of a BCG Consultant. This event is strictly for advanced degree students and postdoctoral fellows. This event is brought to you by the BRET Office of...

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Employer Information Session: Proactive Worldwide

Feb. 14, 2019—Come learn about Proactive Worldwide, and their current opportunities with Erik Prentice, PhD, Chief Operating Officer (Check out Erik’s Beyond the Lab video interview from 2013!) Aaron Derdowski, PhD, Associate Vice President, Health Care & Life Sciences Travis Smith, PhD, Associate Vice President, Health Care & Life Sciences Registration is requested “Proactive Worldwide is a...

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PhD Career Connections: Entrepreneurship

Jan. 28, 2019—PhD Career Connections: Entrepreneurship Margaret Read, PhD General Manager, Corporate Alliances, Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization Margaret joined CTTC in Jun of 2018 as General Manager, Corporate Alliances and manages the collaboration with Deerfield Management,  Ancora Innovation.  Prior to joining CTTC, she was an independent consultant in the oncology sector for biotechnology and...

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Job Opportunity: Analyst, Proactive Worldwide, Schaumburg, IL

Dec. 11, 2018—Position Summary: The Analyst is responsible for working with a team to analyze and present insights about our clients’ competitive landscape by organizing and analyzing findings from primary (interview based) and secondary (internet based) research, writing reports and/or presentations summarizing the findings and analysis. The Analyst will work collaboratively on and provide leadership to an engagement team in...

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Interested in Consulting?

Nov. 30, 2018—A group of PhD students are interested in reviving the student organization, Vanderbilt University Advanced Degree Consulting Club (or VUADCC). If you want to be involved or learn more, please submit your membership interest to the organization’s Anchorlink page for future discussions on meetings and other updates. https://anchorlink.vanderbilt.edu/organization/vuadcc For additional questions, feel free to contact...

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Job Opportunity: Oncology-Focused Associate Consultant, Bionest Partners, New York, NY

Nov. 1, 2018—Bionest Partners is a boutique strategy consulting firm focused exclusively on the life sciences. We work with our clients to help them answer key issues that arise during the development and commercialization of their products and support them in addressing the most critical issues in today’s market – securing new sources of growth, enhancing competitive...

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Bain & Co Full Time Position Deadlines July 20

Jul. 3, 2018—Bain & Company: 2019 Full-Time Consultant Recruitment If you’re interested in applying for one of our full-time Consultant positions starting in 2019, you can find more details on the role and the application process by visiting our Bain Careers Website – AD Page. ·        Full-time Application Deadline: Friday, July 20th, 2018 ·        Full-time Interviews: August through...

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BCG is coming to Vanderbilt for advanced degree candidates

Jun. 20, 2018—Join us for an Employer Informational Session featuring management consulting group BCG (Boston Consulting Group) on Tuesday, June 26, 4:00pm, in Light Hall 202. Registration strongly recommended. BCG will provide an info session/Q&A specifically for advanced degree candidates, and then leave the rest of the evening for any interested students or postdocs to network to...

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ADvantage one-week internship through Bain & Company

Mar. 15, 2018—​ ADvantage is a one-week internship for Advanced Degrees seeking a deeper immersion into life at Bain. The internship begins with a full day of training, followed by four days of a staffing assignment on a real Bain case team. During the week, you’ll participate in our client work, manage your own work stream, and...

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Advance Into Consulting (AIC) half day program through Bain & Company

Mar. 15, 2018—Advance Into Consulting (AIC)   AIC is a half-day program intended for Advanced Degree candidates actively pursuing a consulting career in 2019. The events will feature an interactive exercise to highlight the way our case teams approach a problem and work together. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and hear from our current...

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Curious About Consulting (CAC) events: Bain & Company Virtual Info Session

Mar. 15, 2018—Wednesday, April 4, 2018 6:00 pm    Please join us for this introductory webinar event targeted to current PhD, JD, MD students and/or Postdocs or medical residents/fellows that are interested in a future career in consulting at Bain & Company. We will provide an overview of our firm and the type of work we do,...

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Bain & Company Case Interview Preparation

Mar. 15, 2018—The standard case interview is used in every round of interviews at Bain & Company and is based on our actual client work, providing a mutually beneficial opportunity for us to see how you approach problems while you become familiar with our work. We encourage all advanced degree candidates to start their case prep as...

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Bain & Company 2019 Full-time Consultant Recruitment

Mar. 15, 2018—Bain’s Advanced Degree application deadline for our 2018 start dates has passed. To be considered for our future openings with start dates in 2019, we recommend applying to your eligible summer programs, attending other recruiting events and webinars offered this spring/summer, and submitting your application with us later this year.   Full-time application deadline is...

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Upcoming Webinars to Learn More About the Path to Putnam Program

Mar. 15, 2018—We’re excited to announce that we’re once again hosting our 3-day mini-internship program, Path to Putnam, for graduate students and postdocs interested in learning more about a career as a Life Sciences Consultant at Putnam. Program Details What:  A three-day immersive experience into the Putnam experience, including opportunities to network with current Putnam employees and work on...

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McKinsey Insight program: Insight Asia Pacific Program, applications due April 8th

Mar. 14, 2018—This exciting 3-day program from June 11-14, 2018 gives non-MBA advanced degree students an insider's look into management consulting, covering a range of topics important to those who are exploring alternative career possibilities.  The program’s agenda includes an overview of management consulting, an introduction to the type of work we do, a management consulting case...

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