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How to Improve Your Odds of Converting Your Consulting Internship into a Full-Time Offer

by Vibhu Sinha | November 08, 2022

Here are three essential things you can do during your consulting internship to improve your odds of receiving a full-time offer.

Time to Get Away: Blue Matter’s 2022 Summer Meetings

by Lindsay Hershberger, Blue Matter Chief People Officer | September 19, 2022

Consulting firm Blue Matter is known for its tight-knit culture, and each of its offices has its own personality. Read about the firm's unique culture here.

Q&A with Advancy Consultant David Su

by Vault-Firsthand | September 01, 2022

We spoke with Advancy Consultant David Su about his background, the best parts about working at Advancy, and his recommendations for students and professionals.

Q&A with L.E.K. Consultants Lauren DeVestern and Neil Mittal

by Firsthand | July 18, 2022

We spoke with two L.E.K. partners about what inspires them about working for the consulting firm and the recommendations they have for aspiring consultants.

Celebrating Top-Ranked Firms for Diversity: BCG and Schellman

by Vault Careers | June 30, 2022

In honor of Pride Month, we’re highlighting two of our top-ranked employers for diversity and inclusion: BCG and Schellman.

3 Great ESG-Related Career Paths

by Vibhu Sinha | June 02, 2022

If you're interested in making a significant impact on the lives of others, here are three ESG-related career paths to consider.

Vault Celebrates Top Employers for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

by Firsthand | May 16, 2022

We spoke with professionals at some of our top-ranked banking and consulting firms for diversity to hear about what their firms are doing on the DEI front.

An Interview With a Senior Consultant in Infectious Disease at Lifescience Dynamics

by Firsthand | April 13, 2022

We spoke with Lifescience Dynamics' Elena Perez Lopez to learn more about what consultants in ID are doing to help pharma clients meet today’s challenges.

Q&A with a ScottMadden Consultant: What It’s Like to Work for a Top ESG Consulting Firm

by Firsthand | April 13, 2022

We recently spoke with Sarah Vondracek, a senior associate at ScottMadden, who regularly works on many of the firm’s ESG projects.

Announcing Firsthand's 2022 Vault Consulting Rankings for EMEA and APAC Regions!

by Vault Consulting Editors | March 14, 2022

The Europe and Asia-Pacific survey results are in! Click to see a breakdown of which firms came out on top.