The Advisor Blog

Considering a career in consulting? Learn more about what makes L.E.K. exceptional, from first-year associates’ perspectives to office swaps to social events and networking opportunities.

Set Up for Success

What surprised me most about my summer internship at L.E.K. was the extent to which the firm provided my fellow interns and me with resources that...

Leveraging your Team to Deliver Your Best Work

Now that it’s been about year since I’ve started at L.E.K., the question that I get asked the most is “Was it what you expected?”

Work - Life Initiatives at L.E.K. Consulting

 L.E.K. supports the "work hard, play hard" mentality. L.E.K. encourages employees to take advantage of several initiatives that are meant to be...

A Letter to Future L.E.K. Interns

To the future L.E.K. interns:

Reflecting Upon my Summer Internship at L.E.K.

As I sit at my desk reflecting on my internship, I still can’t believe how fast the summer flew by and how fantastic my internship experience was....

From London to Shanghai – My Swap Experience

My swap to Shanghai was a fantastic experience. I was warmly welcomed to a smaller office, with more of a ‘family' feel to it, blending the...

Our experience Down Under

Our Melbourne swap was incredible as we worked on a great range of projects in a fantastic new city. From a pricing strategy for a clothing...

What Does a Career in Consulting Look Like?

My summer consultant internship experience at the L.E.K. Chicago office flew by this past summer. I had never worked in consulting before and the...

Swapping to a Place I'd Never Been

I spent the last three months working in the L.E.K. Shanghai office on a one-way swap along with my colleague Alison, a consultant from the...

Mentoring Imperial College Consulting Club Projects

L.E.K. mentors teams from the Imperial Consulting Group who are doing student-led consulting projects, helping them run their projects like we...

Letter from America – Reflections On My Time in San Francisco

2016 had barely rung in before I was packed and ready for the unknown, to a city of fogs, hills, tech start-ups and hipsters. (More worryingly, a...

International Politics and Management Consulting

I didn’t know much about strategy consulting prior to this summer – after all, I am an International Politics major at Georgetown and have never...

A True Chicagoan for the Summer with L.E.K.

This summer I embarked upon an internship journey at L.E.K. Consulting. As one of the many Northwestern students who lives and breathes...

What L.E.K. Consulting Gave Me

I was first exposed to L.E.K. my freshman year of college; I stumbled my way into a career fair and headed straight for the table with the most...

L.E.K. Consulting ranked among Top-10 Best Firms according to Vault

Working at L.E.K. has been a wonderful experience and apparently a lot of other folks agree! We are pleased to announce that L.E.K. Consulting has...

Spending the Summer in Chicago with L.E.K. Consulting

Entering my MBA program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, I sought an internship in consulting because I believed that it...

Collaborative Teams and Rich Discussions to Crack the Case

I had a fantastic time working as a summer consultant with L.E.K. Consulting in the Los Angeles office. My internship was highly rewarding, and as...

Summer Outings at L.E.K.

Every summer, the U.S. offices each hold a summer outing. The outing location and activities tend to change from year to year, so we rarely do the...

The Non-Traditional Consultant

Prior to my summer at L.E.K. Consulting, I had zero formal consulting experience. I came from an international development background having...

My L.E.K. Swap to Shanghai

I spent the last three months working in L.E.K.’s Shanghai office on a one-way swap along with one of my former Boston colleagues, Kevan (since I...

L.E.K. Boston Corporate Volunteer Day at Playworks

L.E.K. Boston’s Community Impact Committee recently held its annual corporate volunteer day in partnership with Playworks Massachusetts. Forty...

Socializing With L.E.K. Sydney

I joined L.E.K. as an Associate in the Sydney office a little over a year ago and there hasn’t been a dull moment since. In between working on the...

From Jet Engines to Fertilizer - Making the 'Case' for Consulting

As a new associate at L.E.K., I could not be happier with the direction my life has gone in the last two months. Two months ago I knew little...

My L.E.K. Australia Summer Associate Internship Experience

I applied for the L.E.K. Summer Associate program in my penultimate year of my Science degree at Melbourne University as I felt this was the best...

L.E.K. Boston Pan-Mass Challenge Auction Breaks Fundraising Record

L.E.K. Consulting's participation in the annual Pan-Mass Challenge, a 163-mile mission-driven bicycle race from Wellesley to Provincetown, MA, has...

Stretch Yourself: 4 Career Development Tips

Many Associates and Life Sciences Specialists (LSSs) have been on a clearly delineated path for many years: high school counselors help you get...

Participating in the Women's Network at L.E.K. Consulting

“I’m sorry,” I begin instinctively to my manager, but then stop myself. I had swung by to provide some context to the epidemiology data I...

A 'Day in the Life' of an L.E.K. Consultant

Meet Jo, one of our London Consultants, and see a snapshot of her day. Discover what a career in consulting is really like and understand the...

From a Degree in International Studies to a Full-Time Associate

Most of my colleagues have backgrounds in business, economics, math, or engineering. I, on the other hand, graduated from Indiana University last...

Boston's Community Impact Committee's Homelessness Awareness Initiative

For the first quarter of 2016, L.E.K. Boston’s Community Impact Committee sponsored an initiative to raise awareness about homelessness in Boston....

Closer by the mile: How my time at L.E.K. has brought me closer to a great cause

Working in the world of consulting can at times be a long and winding road. Few of those roads however, are longer and more meaningful than the...

Case Study: Global Agribusiness Investment and Opportunities with L.E.K.'s Peter Walter

In this case study, L.E.K. Managing Director Peter Walter discusses the recent major trends in agribusiness investment areas, including value...

How to Determine Company Fit

“Find the firms that are the best fit for you.”

The PPEs of College and Consulting

I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an interdisciplinary major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) – and no it is not...

Opportunities Outside of Casework

In college, a lot of the professors would say that half of learning occurs inside of the classroom, while the other half occurs outside of the...

Making the Decision: Going Full Time After My Summer Associate Internship

The infamous junior year internship search is grueling, stressful, disheartening, and frankly downright miserable. Not only are you trying to find...

Associate Recruitment in L.E.K. Australia- Applications Accepted until March 6

Associate recruitment for L.E.K. Australia is in full swing. Applications will be accepted until Sunday March 6, 2016 at 11:55 p.m. First round...

Tips for Interviewing at L.E.K. Consulting - Part 1

 In the throes of job interviews, how can you prepare? Consider your daily interactions and those you talk to on a regular basis. How do you...

My Summer Associate Internship Experience in San Francisco

I joined the L.E.K. San Francisco team during the summer prior to my final year as an undergraduate Business Administration major at the UC...

Frosty's Friends

This past December, L.E.K. Boston partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) to participate in their Holiday Gift Program.  Known...

What is the Management Consulting Case Interview Like?

L.E.K. colleagues Gil and Lauren go through a back-and-forth sample case interview to prepare for that portion of your interview at L.E.K....

How is L.E.K. Different From Other Management Consulting Firms?

Funny you should ask...

 

There is no shortage of qualities that make this place quite so special. One example is the International opportunities...

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