General Requirements

  • Exceptional academic and extracurricular achievement
  • Resourcefulness, creativity, tenacity, independence, energy, responsibility, and self-confidence, intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial drive
  • Genuine comfort with ambiguity
  • Diversity of interests and experiences
  • Maturity, professionalism, client facing readiness
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Advanced professional degrees and designations
  • GPA/GMAT is typically an important initial selection criteria for this role/function
    Your Career Coach can provide you with more information.
  • Demonstrated consistency in values, principles, and work ethic

Skills required

  • Logical / analytical thinking
  • Strategic sourcing / planning
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to manage multi priorities
  • Negotiations / buy in
  • Finance acumen
  • Work with tight deadlines
  • Polished interpersonal skills
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Problem solver
  • Needs assessment proficiency
  • Facilitation and listening ability
  • Stellar communication skills
  • High level of motivation and a self-starting attitude

Type of Jobs

  • Management/Strategic Consulting
  • Implementation Consulting
  • Information Technology/Digital Transformation Consulting
  • Human Capital Consulting
  • Supply Chain Consulting
  • Finance/Risk Advisory
  • Internal Strategy Consulting (in-house teams)

Technical Preparation/Knowledge Building

  • Rotman Curriculum (see Rotman MBA Electives Guide)
  • Major elective: Consulting
  • Specializations: Strategic Management
  • Case study competitions (via the MCA)
  • Case Preparation and practice (LOMS and MCA workshops)
  • Attend corporate presentations and corporate sponsored workshops

Internal Resources

External Resources