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Consulting / Business

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.

Virtual Info Session: Minor in Business – November 17, 3:30pm

The Foster School of Business is hosting an information session for students about Foster’s Business Minor on Wednesday, November 17th at 3:30 PM via Zoom. The link below is also available on the Foster Business Minor website.

https://washington.zoom.us/j/96765381186

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By Eli Heller (He/Him)
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Career and Internship Hosts Virtual CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) Info Session – Nov. 16, 12-1pm

Info Session: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Info Session (Audio-only) Tuesday, November 16, 2021 12pm – 1pm PT — Hosted virtually!
An Agency Representative will provide information regarding the variety of career and internship opportunities available with the Agency. The focus …

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Study Abroad Program Available This Spring – IES Berlin: Business, Sustainability & Innovation – Apply by November 15

The UW Foster School of Business is offering a new program, IES Berlin: Business, Sustainability & Innovation to all interested undergraduate students! This Spring Quarter 2022 study abroad program offers 9 courses for UW credit. Student will choose 3-4 of …

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6 Entry-Level Roles to Break Into the Technology Industry

Tech is an ever-changing field responsible for many of the newest innovations we use every day—making it an exciting industry to work in. And even though people often assume that entering the tech industry as an entry-level candidate requires a …

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Can’t Find a Job in Handshake? Try Searching with Keywords for Consulting/Business Roles

With thousands of jobs and internships for students in Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for you? Utilizing filters and keywords in your job search can be incredibly useful for locating the jobs you want.

Keywords …

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