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A Day in the Life of a Consulting Intern at Bain & Company

October 31, 2016

Kate, a consulting intern, is joined by other summer associates at a reception

I didn’t entirely know what to expect before beginning as a summer associate at Bain & Company in Washington, D.C., in June. Although I enrolled at Fuqua with the intention of pursuing an…

MBA Skills Put to Work—Consulting in South Africa

October 27, 2014

I spent spring break of my first year applying my MBA skills to an international consulting project in South Africa! The experience was part of the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum or FCCP, a…

Takeaways from the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum

September 5, 2014

Every year, Fuqua offers students the opportunity to participate in experiential learning opportunities through the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP). It allows us to take the skills we learn in the classroom and…

A Fuquan in Consulting

November 26, 2013

mba student interns

There’s no mention of consulting in my Fuqua application essays. I think I said I was going to graduate and open up a zero-waste resort on an island powered by renewable energy. While…

Consulting – Just in Case

January 2, 2013

When I applied to Fuqua, I didn’t know what consulting was. It’s been my good fortune that the Consulting Club has expended considerable effort in bringing people like me up to speed. I…

Impact Consulting in Africa

December 11, 2012

Needless to say, consulting is definitely a hot topic at business school! And I wanted to investigate the world of consulting for myself, but with a hands-on experience outside of an internship. Fortunately…

Global Consulting Practicum

February 10, 2011

Helping Clients to Bridge Gaps One of the most enduring programs in the Fuqua curriculum is the Global Consulting Practicum in Social Entrepreneurship, for which the school has earned widespread acclaim in recent…

Consulting in the Classroom & in the Real World

January 30, 2011

By late January, several well known and highly regarded consulting firms descended on campus to begin identifying the newest crop of summer interns. It was exciting, and a chance to demonstrate the applicability…

Gaining Marketing Experience During the Brand Challenge

July 29, 2019

5 students pose for a photo behind their Brand Challenge display table

During my first year, I had the chance to participate in one of the Duke MBA Marketing Club’s premier annual events, the Brand Challenge. Each year, the club partners with different brands including Dell, P&G, The Hershey Company, and Clorox to put on the Brand Challenge, and it has become a veritable tradition here at Fuqua

How Duke Basketball Helps Shape the Student Experience

February 26, 2019

There is a motto at Duke University and the Fuqua School of Business—work hard, play hard. Sure, our students spend a lot of time working on case studies, but they also spend a…

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