Want to become a consultant? You’re not the only one. Rhyme Luk, a UCL Management Science student, has created this series detailing the process to working in consulting. Through his story, he hopes to help others get into the field.
As part of this series, Watch.Listen.Read Weekly will provide resources to aid in your journey to becoming a consultant. In this video, Rhyme discusses how to motivate your decision to become a consultant and how to research what firm fits you. With this in mind, here are sources we recommend you begin with.
New to Consulting?
Check out these helpful videos:
“What is Consulting? | Consulting 101” and “Are Big Consulting Firms Better? Pros of Boutique Consulting vs. MBB/Big 4” by Kristina Choi
“Big 4 Consulting vs MID-TIER CONSULTING Firm COMPARISON” and “BIG 4 CONSULTING vs Management Consulting COMPARISON“ by Steph & Den
Done Some Research?
Great! Start looking into company websites and their LinkedIn profiles. First, consider the firm’s locations, their project types (whether strategy, due diligence, or implementation related projects), which sectors they work with, their size, and their culture. Use this understanding in your cover letter–it is vital for the firm to understand why you fit the organization. Want to learn more? Find our cover letter guide here.
In Rhyme’s next video, he’ll cover more on the application process–and we’ll provide more resources accordingly. Stay tuned!