Getting Your Ideal Internship: Consulting

Getting Your Ideal Internship: Consulting

As a consulting intern, be prepared to dive headfirst into an industry, quickly get your bearings, and find a solution to the questions at hand—just as consultants do with each new project. In the process, you’ll apply coursework you never thought you’d use and see what it’s like to manage the demands of clients. Plus, you’ll be on the fast track to full-time employment: Most firms hope to extend full-time offers to interns that are up to snuff. This Insider Guide will show you how to navigate the recruitment process, get the internship, wow the higher-ups, and snag that full-time offer. 

Turn to this WetFeet Insider Guide to explore:

  • What questions to ask yourself when considering where to apply 
  • What your options are, from interning at big-name consulting firms to consulting pro bono for a nonprofit 
  • How to navigate the on-campus recruiting process, plus how to land an internship with a consulting firm that doesn’t recruit on your campus 
  • An overview of the internship project structure 
  • The particular skills and experience recruiters are looking for and how to differentiate yourself from the competition 
  • What to do during each step of the consulting internship to increase your chances of getting a full-time offer

Hard copy / 2012

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