The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.
- Careers in Consulting: Learn about consulting, and assess if it is right for you.
- Career Overview: An overview of the field and strategies for breaking in.
- Consulting Magazine: Up-to-date information about the consulting industry and careers.
- Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory: Market analysis on management and IT consulting fields.
- Top-Consultant.com: Information on different consulting careers and job postings around the world.
- Vault: Research, outlook and resources for consulting, as well as a number of other industries. Reviews and rankings of firms on a variety of criteria.
- Wetfeet: An overview of the consulting industry. Additional consulting articles and industry guides are also available.
Selected Professional Associations
A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.
- Association of Consultants to Nonprofits: Specialized association for consultants who work with nonprofits.
- Association of Internal Management Consultants: A network for internal consulting professionals that provides resources on training, project management and organizational effectiveness.
- Association of Management Consulting Firms: International association of firms in management consulting.
- Institute of Management Consultants: Offers a student membership as well as certification for consultants.
- National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants: For consultants who work in health fields.
- Society of Professional Consultants: Designed to be a peer-to-peer advisory network for consultants in diverse industries.