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Beyond Academia--Putting my Ph.D. to Real, Practical Use at L.E.K.

I’ve just finished my first two weeks here at L.E.K. and I can say with full confidence that I am where I am supposed to be. Around year three of my Ph.D. at Caltech, I started realizing that academia was not for me...

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).

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. 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.

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.

A Summer of Strategy in Melbourne - Applications Accepted in Australia until August 9

In the summer of 2013/14 I had the privilege of being a Summer Associate in L.E.K.’s Melbourne office, and after a great experience at the firm I returned in 2015 as a full-time Associate. With L.E.K. Australia now hiring a new cohort of Summer Associates in the Sydney and Melbourne offices, I thought it would be a good opportunity for me to share some highlights from my time as a Summer Associate.

L.E.K. Australia Recruiting for Summer Associate 2015-2016 Class

L.E.K. Australia is now recruiting for the summer associate class of 2015-2016. Applications will be accepted until Sunday August 9th. Watch this video to learn about the application process. 

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