Consulting

Welcome to the Consulting Community

We are here to keep you connected to what’s happening in the consulting industry. You will find information about career opportunities, CDO events, relevant news, resources and student associations. Welcome to the CDO!

  • Overview
  • Sample Companies
  • Sample Functional Roles
  • Consulting is a competitive industry with a highly structured timeline. Partner with the Career Development Office to understand the process.

    For more information, view the CDO’s Consulting Roadmap.

  • Accenture  |  AlixPartners  |  Alvarez & Marsal  |  Arthur D. Little  |  AT Kearney  |  Boston Consulting Group  |  Deloitte Consulting  |  Ernst & Young  |  Exponent  |  EY-Parthenon  |  FTI Consulting  |  Gartner  |  GEP Consulting  |  Infosys Consulting  |  Kalypso  |  KPMG  |  L.E.K. Consulting  |  McKinsey & Company  |  North Highland Consulting  |  Opportune  |  PwC  |  Rand Group  |  Roland Berger  |  Strategy&  |  West Monroe Partners  |  Wood Mackenzie

    *Employment with a specific company is not guaranteed.

  • Associate  |  Consultant  |  Consultant, M&A Strategy & Operations  |  Deal Strategy Senior Associate  |  Manager  |  Senior Associate  |  Senior Business Consultant  |  Senior Consultant  |  Senior Consultant, Financial Advisory  |  Senior Consultant, Restructuring – Corporate Finance

    *Employment within a specific job function or title is not guaranteed.

2023 Alumni Career Panel Series: Consulting

This is a great resource for those who want to gain insight from Rice Business alumni who work in the Consulting industry. This workshop took place on July 7, 2023 featuring:

  • Armando Porras – Senior Consultant at Deloitte – Class of 2021
  • Aman Bhargava – Associate at McKinsey & Co. – Class of 2021
  • Matt Brody – Director, Strategy and Transactions at EY-Parthenon – Class of 2019
  • Nigel Tarr – Consultant at BCG – Class of 2022

RocketBlocks

The Career Development Office is happy to partner with RocketBlocks to help Rice Business students interested in consulting and technology receive the training and resources needed to succeed. RocketBlocks offers comprehensive, skills-driven case interview and product management interview prep and was built by experts from McKinsey, BCG, Google and Amazon.

Please view this resource to learn more and sign up.

What is WayFinder?

Consulting Prep Series sponsored by the CDO.

Curious to learn more about WayFinder and what it means to work in consulting? Check out this series of videos to understand more!

Click here to watch!

Crafting Cases

Why do 97% of candidates get rejected from McKinsey, BCG and Bain?

(Hint: they haven’t learned how to think and speak like real MBB consultants)

Memorizing frameworks and lists of questions may help you get started on your case interviews, but they eventually drive your offers away. Join our free 7-day course to go beyond the basics and learn how to answer ANY case interview question (even of case types and industries you haven’t seen before).

2023 Pre-MBA & Alumni Career Panel Series: Consulting

This is a great resource for those who want to learn more about consulting and gain insight from Rice alumni who work in the consulting industry.

To view, click the links below:

6 Consulting Recruiting Trends to Know for 2024

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Updated February 14, 2024
This article was originally posted via Management Consulted

Consulting recruiting trends are constantly changing, and 2024 is no different. If you’re getting your information from 10-year-old YouTube videos or amateur blogs, you’ll be caught off guard …

By Troy Tabner
Troy Tabner Associate Director of Communications and Events

2024 Consulting Industry Salary Report

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Review the latest report shared with our team to gain insights on 2024 consulting salaries across the industry.

Click here to view the report.

By Troy Tabner
Troy Tabner Associate Director of Communications and Events

10 Old Work Habits to Kick in 2024

New year, new you, right? Except that New Year’s resolutions are a lot easier said than done. It’s one thing to reassess the last year and another thing entirely to implement changes this year. That’s largely why only nine percent …

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Fake Job Scams Are Becoming More Common — Here’s How to Protect Yourself

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Written by Jack Kelly for Forbes, published on Jun 01, 2023

Employment scams cost workers about $2 billion in direct losses each year, according to the Better Business Bureau. In the first quarter of 2022, around 14 million people were …

By Jack Kelly
Jack Kelly

From Expert to Leader: Transitioning into an Executive Role with Confidence

After years as a manager, you’ve finally landed your first executive role!

This is an exciting development but can also be a difficult one, as not every manager successfully transitions into an executive role. For instance, one corporation found that …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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