PhD to Consulting Conference 2016: call for Conference Organiser Positions

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The PhD to Consulting Conference (PtC) has an exciting opportunity for motivated PhDs to join the organizing committee for the PtC Conference 2016 in London. The committee will be building on the fantastic success of last year’s PtC conference attended by over 150 delegates from top universities across the UK and speakers from leading management consulting firms, such as McKinsey, BCG and Bain.

PtC Conference 2016: The PtC Conference is an annual event that provides a platform for PhDs to learn more about careers in management consulting and connect with consultants from the industry. Being part of the organizing committee will provide you with a unique opportunity to establish relationships with senior consultants and recruiters from leading global consulting firms, and gain relevant skills, including initiative, teamwork and organization.

When: The conference will be held in September in London. You do not need to be resident in London to join the organizing committee, however, all committee members will be required to be present at the event.

What we are looking for: PhD students (2nd year and up) or Postdoctoral Fellows with a strong interest in a career in management consulting are encouraged to apply. This is a great opportunity for self-motivated PhDs with outstanding organizational skills and teamwork abilities. Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of initiative through active extracurricular involvement. We are particularly keen to hear from PhDs with experience in event organization/management, or work experience in a consulting-relevant setting. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential; it is vital that you are able to interact with consultants and recruitment teams in an effective and professional manner.

How to apply: Please apply by sending a one-page, business CV and providing short answers for the relevant questions at this following link. The deadline for application is Sunday, June 5, 2016 (11.59pm, UK BST). For further details of last year’s conference please visit: www.phdtoconsultingconference.co.uk