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Caroline Hannah

Caroline Hannah

Relationship Manager
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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Profession of Management Consulting Program (PMCP) is a two-year development program for Telfer School of Management students interested in consulting.

An intensive selection process is undertaken to choose 12 Telfer students who are finishing the 2nd year of their Bachelor of Commerce program. These students will participate in weekly extracurricular workshops and case simulations facilitated by consulting professionals.

What is Management Consulting?

Work done by a consulting firm with the intent of advising company executives on the best ways to manage and operate their business.

WHAT CAN THE PROGRAM DO FOR ME?

The PMCP is designed to help you with the preparation, knowledge and networking experience needed to land your dream job at the consulting company of your choice.

You will be able to:

  • take advantage of an introduction to and practice sessions on the five-phase consulting model;
  • participate in workshops, case simulations and feedback sessions to deepen your experience and knowledge;
  • expand your professional network in the consulting industry through networking opportunities with senior professionals delivering workshops and at networking events;
  • develop skills required for success as a consultant;
  • gain practical interview experience for the industry;
  • receive customized mentorship from senior professionals working in the consulting industry;
  • experience the culture within different consulting firms;
  • find your fit in this industry.

You will also benefit from learning about and experiencing different types of case interviews, formats typically used in the consulting industry, as well as case simulations. 

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Year 1 (3rd year students)

Year 2 (4th year students)

Program Structure by Year of Program:
  • Introduction to the consulting process
  • 7 workshops/presentations, including case simulations and feedback by employers, to be held on Thursday evenings
  • 1 case interview workshop
  • 1 practice interview
  • Attend the Profession of Management Consulting Panel and networking event
  • Peer to peer mentorship by previous cohort
  • Attend 3 mandatory Career Centre workshops/clinics
    Choose from:
    • Network Like a Pro
    • Make a Great First Impression
    • Intro to LinkedIn
    • Ace Your Interviews
  • Inclusion in the annual Profile Book
  • 5 workshops/presentations, including case crack and feedback, to be held on Thursday evenings
  • 1 case interview clinic/workshop
  • 1 practice interview
  • One-on-one mentoring by a professional consultant, including job shadowing, practice interview and/or career guidance
  • Lead the Profession of Management Consulting Panel event and networking event
  • Participate in the development of the next cohort
  • Inclusion in the annual Profile Book

HOW TO APPLY?

How do I become eligible for the Telfer PMCP?

The selection process to participate is competitive. You must meet the minimum requirements below and pass the essay portion of the process to be considered for an interview. At the time of application, you must: 

  • have completed the first- and second-year common core courses for your program option*;
  • have a CGPA of 6.0 or higher after your 4th term;
  • be willing to dedicate an average of 5 hours per week to activities including, but not limited to, workshops, meetings, and email exchanges with mentors and professionals (there will be no time requirement during reading weeks, exam periods and holidays);
  • be available on Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.;
  • be fluent in English (French will be considered an asset);
  • have a willingness to learn and to be an ambassador of the Telfer School of Management;
  • be a full-time student.

*If you are one or two courses away, we encourage you to apply.

Application Deadline

For 2021-2023 cohort

To be announced

When do I apply for the program?

To learn more about the program, an information session will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. Log in to Career Launch to register.

If you are eligible and are interested in participating in the Telfer PMCP starting in the Fall 2020, the application period for the 2020-2022 cohort will be open on Career Launch after the PMCP information session on February 27, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. and closes on March 25, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.

Your application must include:

  1. A resumé
  2. Two 250 word essays answering the following questions:
    • Why are you interested in this program?
    • What are the three most common areas of focus in Management Consulting?

Contact Caroline Hannah, Relationship Manager if you have any questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please note that if you are selected, interviews will be held on April 5th and 6th

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