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Financial Consultants

Tips for Entry

Read Consulting magazine ( and Business Economics ( to learn more about the field.

Join the Institute of Management Consultants USA (IMC USA) and other professional associations to access industry publications, training and networking resources, and employment opportunities.


Become certified by IMC USA, the CFA Institute, and other organizations in order to show employers that you’ve met the highest standards established by your industry.

Conduct information interviews with consultants, and ask them for advice on preparing for and entering the field. Visit the IMC USA Web site,, for a database of consultants (including those who specialize in financial consulting).

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