Mendoza School of Business

Consulting at Notre Dame

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Build Your Consulting Career At Notre Dame

Strategic problem-solving. Dynamic teams. Exposure to top executives across industries. Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business MBA students receive all of the above, with many pursuing rewarding careers in consulting at firms including Bain, McKinsey, EY, Accenture, BCG, Guidehouse, PwC and Deloitte, to name a few.

With access to a broad range of courses, experiential learning and extracurricular opportunities, you can fine-tune your consulting acumen while rounding out your potential to enter today’s complex business world.

MBA Class of 2023 accepted roles in Consulting

$215K Strategy Consulting
median salary plus bonus for MBA Class of 2023

Global Alumni Clubs

Signature Experience
Business on the Frontlines

BOTFL utilizes the dynamic skills of business to address issues including post-conflict rehabilitation, poverty, illicit economies, isolation and prejudice. Students explore key themes such as empathy, barriers to work, identity and mindset while partnering with action-oriented organizations to find local solutions that create jobs or set the conditions for economic growth.

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Suggested Major
The Strategy Major

Designed for students interested in building a solid business foundation across disciplines with a focus on critical and creative approaches to solving business problems. Through projects and experiential learning, students will prepare to facilitate teams, manage client relationships, develop presentations and proposals, and participate in new business development.

Core MBA Club
MBA Consulting Club

The student-run MBA Consulting Club provides students with resources and opportunities to become leaders in the consulting field, including workshops with industry experts, guest speakers and networking events with senior alumni from top firms in the industry, and weekly case study practice.

"With my experiences at Mendoza and through BOTFL, I believe that I have become a more empathetic leader, one who actively listens and can gain a sense of understanding from different perspectives throughout my career as I work with teams and different clients regularly." ERIN BIERBUSSE, MBA '20, CONSULTANT, EY-PARTHENON

Careers in Consulting


A career in consulting can take you anywhere, across the country and around the world. With so many options to shape your future in consulting, Mendoza can help you find the fit that’s right for you.

Popular Specializations

Advise on high-level decisions that impact long-term strategy, such as restructuring or entering new markets

Example Firms: McKinsey, Bain, BCG, Accenture, L.E.K., Kearney, Deloitte, Roland Berger

Advise on the process of buying, selling, or merging a company including finances and organizational implications

Example Firms: PwC, McKinsey, Bain, BCG, KPMG

Advise on polices impacting corporate finances including cash flow, risk management and tax advisement

Example Firms: FTI, EY, Oliver Wyman

Advise on decisions related to technology ranging from user experience (UX) and systems integration to software management and data analytics

Example Firms: Accenture, Cognizant, Gallup, Deloitte

Advise on strategic initiatives impacting their own company’s efficiency and efficacy including operations, organizational restructuring, finances and process management

Example Firms: Microsoft, Starbucks, American Express

Advise on decisions impacting the performance of government agencies across a variety of areas including strategy, personnel management, processes and more

Example Firms: Booz Allen Hamilton, EY, Guidehouse

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