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A Day in the Life of a First Year Associate

No two days as an associate at L.E.K. are ever truly the same. Coming up on the end of my first year, I just wrapped up my 14th case, and all of them have offered a view into vastly different industries across various sectors of business.

Read my colleague John's post detailing a (more-or-less) typical day in the life of a first-year associate. 

Life as a Life Sciences Specialist: An Insider Look

So, you’re doing great science, with all the ups and downs that come with great science. You could keep on as a researcher or a practicing physician. But something in you drives you to seek teams to join, fast-paced projects to complete, and maybe even to think about business. If this sounds a bit like you, you might want to consider joining L.E.K. as Life Sciences Specialist (LSS).

An Inside Look at L.E.K.'s Five U.S. Offices

One of the many things that makes L.E.K. unique is the relative ease with which you can transfer between offices. I just transferred to the San Francisco office after spending just over two years in L.E.K. Boston. Read my blog post about the five U.S. offices and the industries most practiced in each office. You can see videos on each office as well, to better acquaint yourselves with the culture at each location.

Added Value Through L.E.K.'s Women's Network

During my two years in the L.E.K. Boston office, I have attended numerous events and discussions hosted by the Women's Network, which is led by a committee of women in both the consulting and non-consulting areas. Women of all tenures and seniority levels participate in both formal and informal Women's Network gatherings, leading to both fascinating dialog and practical advice-sharing.

L.E.K Boston and the Pan-Mass Challenge – Part 2

Over the first weekend in August, 38 L.E.K. employees, alumni, and family completed the Pan-Mass Challenge, a 163 mile bike ride from Wellesley to Provincetown. L.E.K. riders biked along with ~6,000 other riders, ~4,000 volunteers, and countless supporters who cheered us on along the way.

L.E.K. Training and Development

L.E.K.'s fall recruitment cycle has started, and we are visiting universities and talking to many incredible potential candidates. Ahead of being hired at L.E.K., you should learn a little bit about L.E.K.'s professional training and development. In this video, the London office staff describe the L.E.K. PD program.

I Was More Than an Intern During My Summer Consulting Internship at L.E.K.

I had a fantastic internship experience as a summer consultant with L.E.K. Consulting. The internship program at L.E.K. sets the bar high – for both graduate students and rising undergraduate seniors. Now after completing two full cases, I am happy to share why I chose to spend my summer at L.E.K. and how L.E.K. exceeded my expectations.

L.E.K. Boston Steps Out for Corporate Volunteer Day

L.E.K. Boston participated in our annual corporate volunteer day by volunteering at Mendell Elementary School to prepare and beautify sporting fields, paint murals, and prepare welcome packets for incoming 5th graders. Read more about what L.E.Kers tackled for our Boston corporate volunteer day in my latest blog. 

What is it like to work at L.E.K. Australia? Apply by August 9th!

L.E.K. Australia is accepting applications for the summer associate internship 2015-2016 positions through August 9th. In this video, take a look at what it's like inside L.E.K.'s Australia offices. There's much more than work involved in a typical day at L.E.K. 

How to Prepare for Applying to Consulting Firms

Many potential candidates wonder about how they would fit into consulting if they do not have business major; so the inevitable question arises: “How do I adequately prepare an application?” Whether you majored in business and finance or art history and language, we have put together some tips about how to best prepare for applying to consulting firms. Read my post to find out more.