Consulting: Consulting Career Fair THIS WEEK!
September 6, 2021 – Upcoming Events, Opportunities & Resources
Long weekends are a great time to get a jump on things, including recruiting. With that in mind, here are three things you can do this weekend to make your job search easier:
1. Register for Virtual Consulting Niche Night. (new window) Thursday, September 9, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Handshake. The Consulting Niche Night is exclusively for juniors and seniors looking for consulting positions in firms that maybe aren’t quite as big as your McKinsey or Deloitte (although EY will be there). These firms typically just focus on one industry such as economic consulting, health care consulting or tech consulting. Find your niche today!
*Keep in mind that virtual fairs work a bit differently from in-person fairs; once you register for the fair you THEN have to reserve your time with each employer you want to meet with.
2. Map Out Your Recruiting Strategy. Treat recruiting like a class. Put the classes (information sessions) on your calendar, schedule in time to study (research firms and prep for case interviews), and then move on to the next. Spend no more than 1 hour per day on any sort of recruiting activity and you will still be sane by the end of the process.
3. RSVP For the Case Interviewing Workshop (new window) on Wednesday, September 8, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Our own Peer Career Advisors will guide students through how to think about and tackle the case interview. On Zoom, will be recorded.
And in case you missed him, Jack the Bulldog made an appearance on Healey Lawn today. Enjoy!
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Article of the Week
How to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills (and Show Them Off in Your Job Hunt) (new window)
From The Muse
Regardless of the industry that you’re interested in, problem-solving skills will be critical to have and to demonstrate in a resume, cover letter, and/or an interview. Although the term itself is quite broad, take a look through this article to determine how you can grow in this area.
Career Center Resources
Writing Resumes & Cover Letters (new window)
Networking Skills (new window)
Interviewing Skills (new window)
Industry Resources (new window)
What Can I Do with My Georgetown Major? (new window)
N (new window)ew drop-in hours for spring semester!
Drop-ins will now be available from 9-10AM Tuesday through Friday, 1-2PM Monday through Friday, and 7-8PM Monday through Thursday every week via georgetown.zoom.us/j/417727789 (new window).