Career Center

SoMCC Seminar

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SKILL BUILDING IN MEDICAL AND LIFE SCIENCE
A quarterly series which provides an overview of the functions performed and most essential skills used by clinicians and life scientists across a variety of professional settings. This two-part series is broken out into Club Practice on Tuesdays and Curriculum on Wednesdays. See below for dates, times and locations.

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CLUB PRACTICE: Tuesdays 6:00-8:00

June 12 - LK208
June 19 - LK306
June 26 - LK306 -  Networking and Marketing Yourself to Consulting Firms
Consulting Career Preparation Workshop

Stephanie K. Eberle, Associate Director, School of Medicine Career Center

July 3 - LK306
July 10 - LK306
July 17 - LK306  -  Resume/Cover Letter Preparation
Consulting Career Preparation Workshop

Stephanie K. Eberle, Associate Director, School of Medicine Career Center

July 24 - LK306
July 31 - LK306
August 28 - LK306  -  Interviewing Strategy
Consulting Career Preparation Workshop
Stephanie K. Eberle, Associate Director, School of Medicine Career Center

CURRICULUM: Wednesdays 4:00-5:30 pm


June 13 - LK130
Consulting 101: Understanding Your Fit Within the Breadth of Options Available               
Panelists: Prasad Ganesan, McKinsey & Company; Ganesh Vedarajan, ZS Associates; Amit Agarwal, Deloitte Consulting

  • Introduction to the unique activities and culture within various types of consulting firms
  • Transferable skills necessary for success within the field, how to acquire and highlight these now
  • Recommendations for efficient use of club/curricular activities in preparing application and interview strategy

Make Your Case: Preparation and Practice for Consulting Case Interviews          
Stanford alumni and other consultants with experience transitioning from the medical and life science field into management consulting will assist those participants interested in the consulting field to understand the case interview format, learn and apply tried and true methods for success, and advise on the best way to give and receive feedback in your own practice sessions.
Topics to be addressed include:

  • Introduction to practices and expectations of various management consulting firms and an overview of various consulting interview methods
  • Understanding of how the case interview model assesses your fit for the consulting field
  • Sample case study and recommendations for effective frameworks and solutions
  • Opportunity for hands-on practice and feedback from representatives in the industry

Company representatives include:
June 20 - BCG, Robert Hollowell
June 27 - L.E.K. - Brian Baranick, Sara Owen
July 11 - McKinsey & Company
July 18 - ZS Associates - Jeffery Gold, Managing Partner
July 25 - Bain Consulting (tentative)
August 1 - Matthew Hudes, Managing Principal, Biotechnology
August 10 - August 18 - Case Competition (tentative) t August 28 - Badreddin Edris, Joining Bain & Company as a Consultant in September 2012

 

 

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