From the Lab to the Boardroom: Transferring Skills from Grad School to Consulting

Michelle Stohlmeyer, PhD
Career Paths
Consulting
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As I started to evaluate potential careers outside of academics, strategic management consulting seemed like a good way to get real business experience quickly and the firms had a track record of success with integrating PhDs. So that made the option appealing to me, but I couldn’t help but wonder what made me attractive to them? I had a hard time imagining how my skills running a column in the ...