Consulting Careers

Part of the Every Month Series for career exploration

What do consultants do? If you like working on a project, you may like being a consultant.

Propose solutions to problems: "Management consulting is a career in which generalist problem solvers help companies solve their business problems," according to this article from Science Careers.

Design and complete projects: "Management consultants help businesses improve their performance and grow by solving problems and finding new and better ways of doing things. It's not just in the private sector either – many firms work with public sector organisations to help develop their services and, where necessary, reduce costs and make savings." Read more here.  If you like working on a project, you may like being a consultant. 

Upcoming Events


Every Month Series: Navigating the Application to Your Career in Industry (Parnassus)

Date: January 22, 2020
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Having a Career Conversation with Your Research Mentor (Mission Bay)

Date: January 24, 2020
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Networking at a Mixer (Parnassus)

Date: January 28, 2020
Time: 12-1pm