PowerPoint and Excel
This part of the preparation will be beneficial to an individual during the Summer Internship. Flexibility while working with PowerPoint and MS Excel is extremely necessary.
1. There are several courses available for free on YouTube and Udemy in particular that candidates can look at for practice.
2. A very strong tool for PowerPoint that users should know about is Efficient Elements which they can make use of
3. For MS Excel, I would suggest Tutorials Point video series which you can look at for learning:
4. Another important criteria is that candidates should keep themselves updated with the daily news which will not just be beneficial for the interviews but also for the internship period as well.
Jobs in Consulting
Ideally, the most common type of job one might get is that of Consulting which we already discussed – firms generally hiring for this are your MBBs, Accenture, Big 4s, Kearney, and the likes. But people don’t know that there are other flavours to the conventionalism that is existing – Social Sector Consulting is an emerging that one can get into through this at organizations like Gates Foundation, Clinton Foundation, Dalberg, LEK Consulting, and EYP. Growth and Product Strategy based roles can also be achieved through this domain.
I hope this article gives you an insight into the world of Consulting.