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    Consulting Community of Practice (CoP)

    Get the skills and experience you need to boost your career in consulting!


Why join the Consulting CoP?

The Consulting Community of Practice (CoP) equips students with the tools, preparation and network connections needed for industry success by providing industry-specific, career-related experience and mentoring. The Consulting CoP is a rigorous two-year experiential program in which students achieve interview and career readiness through immersive experiences. The CoP offers students:

  • Industry-specific skills training led by consultants from top firms, including Deloitte, BCG, EY, IBM, and others
  • One-on-one mentorship in case interviewing, job search strategies, personal branding, and networking for consulting jobs
  • Experiential learning on pro bono consulting projects with for-profit and nonprofit clients

The CoP model is flexible and recognizes that each student learns differently. With three levels of career preparedness to navigate (Beginner, Accelerated and Advanced), CoP students can customize their learning paths, develop at their own pace, and design their own outcomes.


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Learn Needed Skills

Our program provides flexible, high-quality experiential education.

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Become an Industry Leader

Our mentors are leaders in their respective consulting fields of practice.

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Create a Network

Our mentors, students, and alumni work across the U.S. and around the world.

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Get Certified

Three certification levels help you get market-ready for your consulting career.


Is the Consulting CoP program right for me?

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  • Are you trying to determine your next career move?
  • Do you like solving business problems?
  • Are your presentation skills as good as you want them to be?
  • Are you looking to gain case interviewing skills?


If so, the Consulting CoP program may be a good opportunity for you to get the skills you need to start your career in consulting.


Take the Next Step to Boost Your Career

Applications are open to undergraduates in any school at GW. Students in CCAS, ESIA, SEAS, & SPH will have a more competitive admission process to participate in the GWSB-run program, which may include an interview.

Applications opening Spring 2020 - check back here soon!