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Topic: consulting

From 2015-2018, the percentage of University graduates in consulting jobs has increased from 10 percent to 12 percent, according to CareerLab data.

News, University News

Consulting season in full swing at University

September 18, 2019 1 comment

Over 200 students crammed themselves into a lecture hall Monday night, many dressed in business casual, with stragglers forced to sit in aisles or squat near doorways. As one student’s Google Doc read, this was the “Bain Case Interview Workshop,” and most in the room were focused on a mock-interview prompt…

Letter: Open Curriculum founder would support consulting

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Open Curriculum founder would support consulting

October 4, 2018 Comments are Disabled

To the editor: In his column published Sept. 24, Aidan Calvelli ’19 argued that working in management consulting betrays the principles that Elliot Maxwell ’68 P ’06 and Ira Magaziner ’69 P ’06, P ’07, P ’10 built into the New Curriculum. Is the author aware that Magaziner spent much […]

Letter: CareerLAB should bear responsibility for recruiting culture, too

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: CareerLAB should bear responsibility for recruiting culture, too

September 30, 2018 1 comment

To the Editor: Over the last few days, readers of The Herald have witnessed a heated online debate unravel over Brown’s recruiting culture, specifically with regard to consulting.

Letter: Do we need six figures to pay the bills?

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Do we need six figures to pay the bills?

September 28, 2018 1 comment

To the Editor: In a Herald op-ed published yesterday, Alexa Clark ’19 wrote that “perhaps, at the age of 21, (Aidan Calvelli ’19) is able to prioritize a job’s fit for his ‘individuality’ over its ability to pay his bills.

Jain ’19: Changing the culture of consulting recruitment starts with us

Op-eds, Opinions

Jain ’19: Changing the culture of consulting recruitment starts with us

September 28, 2018 Comments are Disabled

As someone who too has wondered if I was a sellout for interviewing (and ultimately accepting) an offer at a consulting firm last fall, I was excited to read the columns written by Aidan Calvelli ’19 and Ruth Foster ’19 this week.

Mulligan ’19: U. needs to invest in making all dorms more accessible

Op-eds, Opinions

Mulligan ’19: U. needs to invest in making all dorms more accessible

September 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Twenty-four million dollars later, and the building formerly known as Wilson Hall has completed its transformation into the sleek, modern, fully accessible Friedman Hall.

Foster ’19: Don’t fall into the fall recruiting trap

Columns, Opinions

Foster ’19: Don’t fall into the fall recruiting trap

September 24, 2018 1 comment

The career fair is today. As Brown students weave through a sea of recruiters, they’re likely to see table after table of technology, finance and consulting companies. These large, moneyed corporations have something very attractive to offer students — certainty.

Calvelli ’19: #BCG: Ban Consulting Groups

Columns, Opinions

Calvelli ’19: #BCG: Ban Consulting Groups

September 24, 2018 3 comments

When fall dawns on campus, you’re sure to see two things: first years with lanyards around their necks and upperclassmen in business-casual-but-don’t-worry-I’m-still-chill outfits flocking in hordes to consulting recruiting events.

Savello ’18: Thinking past fall recruitment

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Thinking past fall recruitment

October 10, 2017 Comments are Disabled

As the fall semester heats up, it has become common to see students running to interviews in formal attire.

As tech industry grows, finance accelerates recruitment to secure talent

News, University News

As tech industry grows, finance accelerates recruitment to secure talent

October 2, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Many traditional big-name finance and consulting firms made an appearance at last week’s General, Technical and Professional School Career Fair.