Students who have already gone through the process of applying for and earning their MBA seem ready to take on anything, and sometimes that can be a problem.
The immense skills gained from an MBA can leave students overwhelmed with decisions to make after graduation. Thankfully, MetroMBA has provided several helpful guides to help students and graduates to make these important career decisions once their degree is in hand.
If you have looked over any of these guides, you may have already seen how roles in management and Consulting can be perfectly aligned with the skills obtained with an MBA education. And that education can be put to use- through consulting, MBAs can use their business acumen to advise and encourage success in other businesses.
If you are in the Washington D.C. area and have decided to pursue a role in management/consulting, here are just a few of the top jobs available for MBA holders.
One of the “Big Four” accounting firms, Deloitte is the largest consulting firm in the country today by revenue and number of professionals. With branches located throughout the United States and around the world, Deloitte is a perfect place for MBAs in Washington D.C. to gain experience that could take them beyond the capital.
At the time of writing, there are 57 jobs available in management consulting jobs in the District of Columbia, many of which require an MBA or advanced degree for application, giving graduate business students a special inroad for the opportunity. Deloitte seeks outside-the-box thinkers who enjoy “exploring the myriad ways people, strategy, operations and process improvement help shape the future of our client’s organizations.”
Booz Allen Hamilton
Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting firm headquartered in the greater Washington, D.C. area—not to mention with 80 additional offices throughout the globe. And it’s no coincidence that the firm is located in the heart of the country, since government clients are crucial to Booz Allen’s operations. The firm serves every federal executive department in addition to some of the world’s leading non-governmental organizations.
Booz Allen Hamilton offers paid internships and full-time positions for current and graduating students. There are currently several positions available for management consultants at Booz Allen in Washington, D.C.
Bain & Company
Bain & Company is one of the top management consulting firms in the world, working alongside top executives to to help turn decision into actions and actions into success. The company has been operating for over 40 years, working to achieve ever-better results for their clients.
The Washington, D.C. Bain & Company office was founded in 2013 and currently employs more than 90 people. The company actively recruits for their Summer intern program, which is available to undergraduate students and first-year MBAs, as well as hires for full-time positions. The Washington, D.C. office, like other Bain branches, also supports the local community, participating in volunteer service events and offering pro-bono work to local non-profits.
The Advisory Board Company
The Advisory Board Company is a best practices firm which combines technology, consulting and research to help health care organizations around the world to reach for success. The company works to discover the best new ideas and practices from a vast network of leaders, later customizing and integrating them into every aspect of an organization.
The Advisory Board Company is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with additional offices throughout the United States, as well as branches in Europe and Asia. Employees at the Advisory Board Company also have access to unlimited training and professional development opportunities. The organization offers a number of opportunities in consulting for applicants with a range of experience.
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