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‘Career Options: Consulting’

McKinsey & Company – Upcoming Application Deadline Reminder for Advanced Degree Students

Jul. 1, 2020—Just a reminder of our upcoming fulltime Associate and MD Fellow application deadline on July 12th. This application deadline applies to allPhDs, Post-docs, medical students, interns, residents, fellows, and non-MBA Master’s candidates (who expect to complete their master’s program four years from the time they received bachelor’s degree) who anticipate completing their program or degree...

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BCG Virtual Recruiting Event for VU Advanced Degrees

Mar. 11, 2020—BCG is hosting a Vanderbilt-specific Advanced Degree “Bridge to BCG” Coffee Chat on March 26. Please read more about BCG and their opportunities through this site.

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BCG PhD & Postdoc Program

Mar. 5, 2020— The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is excited to announce its PhD & Postdoc Program for current PhD candidates and Postdocs. We greatly value the problem-solving and critical thinking skills that PhDs and Postdocs from a variety of backgrounds bring to the table. At BCG, PhDs and Postdocs spend their time in a variety of industries (including Public Sector,...

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McKinsey & Co Diversity Connect opportunity

Mar. 4, 2020—Learn more about McKinsey & Company’s Diversity Connect event, supporting the professional interests and growth of talented Black, African-America, Hispanic, Latino, and/or Native American students who are pursuing a PhD, postdoc, MD, and/or JD degree. See more details on this flyer.

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Employer Info Session: McKinsey & Company

Feb. 13, 2020—**NOW VIRTUAL! Greetings from McKinsey! Thank you for your recent RSVP to join McKinsey’s Vanderbilt Informational Session.  Given the University’s decision to cancel events and classes on-campus, we are moving our Thursday informational session online, where you’ll have an opportunity to hear from Laura Terry, Vandy alum and current Data Risk Senior Practice Manager and...

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Wond’ry Innovation Consulting Program

Jan. 31, 2020—The Wond’ry is the innovation and entrepreneurial epicenter of Vanderbilt University. From engineers to scientists to entrepreneurs to artists, the Wond’ry is the primary point of connection for students interested in innovation and entrepreneurship. Visit the website to learn more- https://www.vanderbilt.edu/thewondry/   The Wond’ry Innovation Consulting Program is a venture-focused initiative for all graduate students interested in...

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The Vanderbilt Healthcare Consulting Group is recruiting for spring projects

Jan. 29, 2020—What is the Healthcare Consulting Group (VHCG)? We are a nonprofit, volunteer, multidisciplinary consulting organization that aims to create and foster opportunities to work on significant healthcare management, operations, quality, and performance improvement projects. Our purpose is to improve patient care and to support training and development of healthcare innovators and leaders. Last semester, one...

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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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