The most popular and notable consulting stories from Vanderbilt Business for the academic year

As another school year comes to a close, we’re looking back on the best stories of the past academic year over the next few days. Our series continues with a look at consulting, one of the most popular functions and industries that students recruit into.

MBA’17 hires by job function
Source: 2017 MBA employment report

How to Become a Consultant at Vanderbilt Business

Nearly a quarter of Owen MBAs accepted consulting positions last year. Find out how they succeed in this competitive recruiting environment.



How I Got the Job: Leonidas Cuenca (MBA’18), Senior Consultant, Deloitte

The native Peruvian explains how he used his background in consulting and his Vanderbilt Business degree to land a job at Deloitte.



Career Insider Follow-ups: Consulting (Podcast)

We followed up with Bennet Hayes and Andrew Glover (both MBA’18) to find out how their summer internships with Boston Consulting Group and North Highland went. Listen to the original episode, where they talked about the consulting internship search, here.



How I Got the Internship: Brian Hawkins (MBA’19), Summer Associate, EY

Speaking of internships, the former engineer walked us through his recruiting timeline; he’ll spend his summer consulting for supply chain projects at one of the biggest firms.




First-year students listen to a presentation at BCG during the 2017 consulting trek

Students Exploring Finance and Consulting Head East for Immersion Week

Consulting hopefuls travel to Atlanta each fall to network with practitioners and gain industry knowledge. This year they visited Deloitte, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and Bain.



Career Insider: Consulting at Deloitte (Podcast)

Carys Petrie and Chris Entrup (both MBA’18) discuss their summer internship experiences in Deloitte’s Human Capital Consulting and Supply Chain/Manufacturing/Operations groups, respectively.