Business, Management & Consulting

As global management consulting firms become increasingly quantitative and analytical, they have a growing interest to hire engineers, particularly in regions that serve high-tech clients. Many firms provide technology-heavy support and solutions to clients and have practices targeted at particular industries (i.e. pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and electric power) which require specific technical qualifications.

In addition to consulting, there is a growing trend for engineers to pursue careers in business analyst and investment banking roles which require complex statistical calculations and theoretical knowledge to develop data-based products. Another area is technical sales where engineers can work in a wide range of industries to translate and explain highly complex technical information to customers and clients, focusing on how a product or piece of equipment can solve specific problems.

The Business & Consulting Community is designed to keep students informed about relevant industry news and connect them with related opportunities.

Vault’s 2021 Rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For

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Today, we’re thrilled to announce the release of our annual rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For in North America for 2021! Vault’s Consulting Rankings highlight the best firms in 42 categories and include the overall Top 50, …

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How to Get a Job as a Consultant


A consultant provides expert advice to clients and can help to guide business practices and directions. Consultants work in many fields within the business world. They may work with multi-million dollar corporations or small independent businesspeople.

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