Help companies improve their business performance, profitability, strategy, and more. Whether you know you want to pursue a career in consulting or simply want to learn more about the field, with Michigan Ross you can tap into a wide variety of consulting resources, courses, and co-curricular opportunities.
Get guidance from a career coach who specializes in helping students prepare for and identify roles in consulting, or connect with peer coaches who are also on a consulting career track. Our Career Development Office (CDO) offers consulting-specific recruitment training, interview preparation, and job negotiation training, among other resources. CDO also has a dedicated Industry Relations Manager in consulting who manages relationships with companies and sources opportunities for students.
Consulting, Human Capital, & Operations Career Coach
Employer Relations Manager
Work with the Consulting Action Network
Be ready for recruitment with the support of CDO's Consulting Action Network, which focuses on building industry knowledge, refining soft skills, and reviewing consulting case techniques. Programming includes a variety of workshops and mentorship opportunities with consulting peer coaches.
Collaborate with academic and peer advisors to develop an individualized course plan to help you meet your academic and career goals. Identify courses and opportunities both at Michigan Ross and across U-M that will stretch your skills and help prepare you for success. Examples of elective courses that students interested in consulting may want to consider are included below.
Witness firsthand what a career in consulting looks like. Capstone Multidisciplinary Action Projects (MAP) projects give BBA seniors the chance to work hands-on with a company or organization to help solve a real consulting challenge.
Move outside the classroom, and take a deeper dive into consulting through professional student clubs and co-curricular groups.
Atlas Consulting Group is an undergraduate organization at the University of Michigan with the goal of giving students exposure to the field of consulting and providing them with relevant skills and knowledge they can bring to their professional careers.
The Community Consulting Club is one of the most unique and popular student clubs. The CCC matches current Michigan Ross students, both BBA and MBA, with local organizations on projects chosen during an application selection process to ensure the most useful combination of needs and capabilities for each project team.
BBA students getting ready to break into the consulting industry share their stories, what sparked their interest in the industry, and what they did to prepare for recruiting.
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