What consulting firms look for in a candidate: How to transition from your Ph.D./postdoc into consulting?

Lauren Celano

Spread the love

Consulting firms provide Ph.D. and post-doctoral fellows with a wonderful opportunity to apply their scientific, analytical, and problem solving skills to solve real world problems.  Individuals hired as consultants obtain exposure to many different aspects of business which can greatly accelerate one’s career growth.  Jobs in consulting are highly sought after and fiercely competitive.  I decided to write this blog to provide insight into what these firms look for since Propel works with a number of boutique consulting firms to source and identify Ph.D.