Welcome to the Consulting and Business interest community!

Members of this community are interested in careers that involve working with people, solving complex problems and innovating.  Often these careers include fast-paced environments, opportunities for upward mobility and expectations of staff to exceed goals and perform at a high level.  Though a business degree (like from the excellent UW Foster School of Business) is quite useful, there are many ways to enter the business-world (even if you aren’t a business major).  People who pursue careers in Consulting and Business develop strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.

Examples of career pathways include (but are not limited to): management, finance, operations, supply chain, human resources, business information technology, marketing, events, accounting, international business, investment banking and consulting.  Consulting usually has a focus on specific business areas such as management, strategy, technology or marketing consulting.

May 6, 14, and 28 — Bain & Company Webinars


Management Consulting firm Bain & Company will be offering three webinars for job-seeking students this May– see below for more details!


May 6: Bain & Company Webinar: Learn more about Consulting and Bain Seattle


A webinar for students …

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What Does the Coronavirus Pandemic Mean for Your Job Search?

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As companies move to remote work to fight the coronavirus pandemic and an increasing number of workers are being laid off or furloughed, you might be wondering if you should continue to send out resumes or just assume that no …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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20 Video Interview Tips to Help You Dazzle the Hiring Manager and Get the Job


By now, you’re probably familiar with the basics of setting up for a video interview: Find a quiet, clean place to have it, make sure your mic is turned on, and—seriously—put on some pants. But with more and more employers …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Making the Most of a Temp Job

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We take temporary jobs for a number of reasons—a job loss, a move to a new town, the desire for a more flexible schedule in order to pursue a side gig, or just a much-needed paycheck. If you’re lucky, your …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Featured Alum: Trent Hodson — A Journey to the Field of Public Relations

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Who is Our Interviewee?

Trent Hodson from Anchorage, AK, currently living in Los Angeles, CA. Class of 2018, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Marketing.

Current Job Title

Account Strategist (Public Relations)

Current Organization or Company

Praytell Agency – a creative …

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