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2019 Summit

Advanced Degree Consulting Summit 2019

Northwestern University’s ADCA (Advanced Degree Consulting Alliance) unites NU advanced degree (M.A./M.Sc., M.D., J.D., Ph.D., and post-doctorate) students interested in pursuing careers in management and discipline-specific consulting.

ADCA is proud to host the 5th annual Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS) from 2:00 – 5:00p on May 31st, 2019 at the Northwestern Thorne Auditorium (Located in the Rubloff Building at the Pritzker Law School, 375 E. Superior Chicago, IL 60611). The Summit is an opportunity for advanced degree candidates to network with representatives from sponsoring firms and discover how consulting engages transferable skills within a multitude of industries. Whether you are about to embark on the job market or just starting to explore employment options outside of academia, the Summit is a wonderful way to gain insight into the consulting industry.

Please register here by May 26th, 2019 in order to be included in the resume book.

After registration, you will receive an email with a link to provide a 1-2 page business style resume resume which will be provided to all attending firms. Resumes must be uploaded by May 26th 2019 in order to be included.

ADCS 2019 Highlights:

  • Panelists from sponsoring consulting firms (BCG, McKinsey, Navigant, and more)!

  • The opportunity to submit your resume into a book for sponsors

  • Networking events with recruiters and consultants

ADCS 2019 Schedule:

  • 1:30-2:00pm: Registration and pre-networking (refreshments will be served)

  • 2:00-3:30pm: Panel Discussions: Sharing insights from consultants with advanced degree background (4-5 consultants discussing their experiences and favorite cases)

  • 3:30-4:30pm: Break out sessions: Specialty sessions on Life Sciences consulting, and Data science and Analytics

  • 3:30-5:00pm: Recruiting fair and networking social (an opportunity for students to network with recruiters and consultants from different firms). Held concurrently with breakout sessions.

* Schedule is subject to change.

Contact and Inquiries:

Questions or general inquiries may be directed towards ADCA (adca@u.northwestern.edu).