RECRUITMENT

Requirements

  • Must be a student at UW-Madison. Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Exchange, and Transfer Students are all welcome to apply. We unfortunately do not accept first-semester freshman or graduate students.

  • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0

  • Open to all majors at UW-Madison. 

  • Have a passion for consulting & eager to learn from others. 

  • You do not need to have prior casing & consulting experience to apply. 

What We Consider

  • GPA

  • Leadership & Involvement

  • Personality/Fit in WCC

  • Work Experience

  • Strength of Resume & Personal Statement

  • Passion for Consulting

  • Knowledge of the Consulting Industry

  • Networking & Expressed Interested in WCC

Freshman Leadership Program (FLP)

  • Are you a problem solver or analytical thinker?

  • All first-semester freshman are encouraged to apply to our Freshman Leadership Program!

  • This opportunity will give first-semester freshman an opportunity to meet our members as well as get a snapshot of the consulting recruiting process

  • The FLP consists of various professional development workshops

    • LinkedIn​

    • Networking

    • Resume

    • Cover Letter

    • Interviewing

  • Application Requirements:

    • Resume​

    • Personal Statement

      • Why are you interested in the Wisconsin Consulting Club?

      • What is an experience that has shaped who you are as a person?

      • Tell us about a time you demonstrated leadership?

  • Applications open on Monday September 12th at 12:00pm

  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and will be open indefinitely

Application Process

  • Round 1 - Resume, Personal Statement, and Transcript 

    • Submit your application with a resume, personal statement, *and transcript (unofficial is acceptable)

    • Resume: One page only. We strongly recommend utilizing the Wisconsin School of Business' Guidelines when making your resume. See here.

    • Personal Statement Requirements: In 500 words or less, please answer the following questions:

      • Why are you interested in a career in consulting?

      • Why are you interested in the Wisconsin Consulting Club?

      • What makes you a good candidate for both the Wisconsin Consulting Club and a consulting firm?

      • Please include anything else we should know about you when considering your application.

  • Round 2 (Invite Only) - Phone Interview

    • If you qualify for Round 2, we will reach out to you via email to set up a phone interview with a WCC member to learn more about you and your interest in WCC.

  • Round 3 (Invite Only) - Case and Behavioral Interview 

    • If you qualify for Round 3, we will reach out to you via email with a time slot for your behavioral interview (15 minutes) and case interview (15 minutes). Interviews will be back to back and are be conducted by WCC members. Business casual attire is recommended.

Networking Days: Candidates have the opportunity to sign up for a 15 minute time slot to meet with a current WCC member to learn more about WCC and ask questions. There are a limited number of networking time slots available, so candidates are encouraged to sign up as soon as time slots become available. Candidates can sign up on the home page of our website.

Information Session: The WCC Executive Board will share an in-depth presentation about the consulting industry, opportunities in WCC, and the recruitment & application process. ​ During the session, we cover a 'Case Walkthrough', where one of our board members will walk candidates through an example of case interview. There will also be time at the end of the session for candidates to network with members of the Executive Board. Attendance is not required but highly recommended. 

Fall 2022 Recruitment Timelines

At this time, Fall 2022 New Member recruitment has concluded. Please fill out our Spring 2023 prospective member form to keep updated with all of our public events and recruitment updates!