Fisher Emerging Consultants (FEC)
If you're interested in consulting, consider the following questions:
If you answered “yes” to each of these, consulting may be the right career path for you.
Fisher Emerging Consultants (FEC) is a selective program for undergraduate business students interested in working in the field of consulting. Students selected for FEC enroll in a course during spring semester which provides an overview of the consulting industry and preparation for entering, including case interviewing, networking, and job search strategies.
Consulting is a great way to begin your career after graduation, as it builds on the knowledge and skills you developed in your undergraduate education while challenging you in new areas.
Refer to the resources below for details about consulting careers. Once you've done some research, call 614-292-6024 to schedule an appointment with Sarah Steenrod to discuss how Career Management can help you!
Apply for the Fisher Emerging Consultants Program
Applications are available each year in early Fall Semester.
Learn More About Consulting
On your My Profile page (found under the My Account tab), be sure to indicate "Consulting" under both Job Preference and Industry Preference.
This will help ensure that you are notified whenever there is a special event or information session about consulting. In the past both Deloitte and Accenture have given detailed information sessions on the consulting industry, and students were notified based on the interest in consulting they indicated via FisherConnect.
Vault Career Insider
Career Insider is another great source for information about consulting careers.
If you have not registered to use Career Insider, enter your OSU e-mail address in the field labeled "Enter a valid email address," then click the "Create an Account" button to complete the registration process.
Introduction to Case Interviews (PDF)
Case interviews, commonly used by consulting firms to assess a candidate's ability to handle real-life problems, involve presenting a business case to a candidate in order to evaluate him or her on many dimensions.