SNIDER CONSULTING

Snider Consulting is now hiring first year Wharton MBAs as new consultants for Fall 2021.

OUR PROGRAM

Snider Consulting’s Growth and Business Building programs are selective, rigorous consulting programs that offer the best opportunity on campus for developing your consulting skillset while making an impact on business and startup clients.  In this program of MBA and undergraduate consultants, teams of consultants participate in projects that support start-up and established business clients. 

Teams are supported by a 2nd year MBA or senior undergraduate Engagement Manager and the program is overseen by a professional consultant.
Consultants participate in structured training sessions, including one training each semester developed and hosted by BCG Philadelphia.

Are you interested in gaining, enhancing, or using your consulting skills?

Snider Consulting teams work with exciting entrepreneurial businesses under the guidance of senior professionals. Project teams consist of MBAs and undergrads, and they gather data and perform analyses to help business owners and their teams make informed strategic decisions. Starting with a required training session for new MBAs, Snider Consulting’s semester-long engagements involve project planning, client feedback, and a final presentation.

Recruiting Timeline:

● Tuesday, August 10th at noon ET: Info session
● Thursday, August 26th by noon ET: Applications due
● Wednesday, September 1st – Friday, September 3rd: Interviews

Application:

The application requires your resume and a one-page cover letter.  Your resume need not be in Wharton format.  Your cover letter should describe your interest in our program, the skills and experience you will bring to the role, and what you hope to gain from this work.

Apply here by noon on August 26th: https://venturelab.smapply.io/prog/snider_consulting/

 

Further information about Snider Consulting can be found here.

TIME COMMITMENT 

The weekly time commitment is 7-10 hours.

OUR CLIENTS AND PROJECTS 

 Snider Consulting clients are a mix of: 

  1. Early stage startups founded by Penn faculty to commercialize Penn-developed technologies (frequently in life science / health care)
  2. External, private sector clients that are in a variety of industries and stages of development.  Our primary client contact is typically the founder / owner / CEO of the company. 

Project scopes are fully customized in conversation with our clients to address their most immediate challenges, which might include marketing, finance, and/or operations topics.  Our most common project type focuses on developing some element of a go-to-market strategy.  Consultant project preferences are taken into account when forming teams.

If you are interested in becoming a client of Snider Consulting, please visit our client page for more information.

RECENT PROJECT EXAMPLES 

Supplemented the go-to-market strategy for a tech startup that is developing automated threat detection software to prevent active shooter situations in public school settings.

Recommended priority applications and developed go-to-market strategy for healthtech startup developing a point-of-care diagnostic technology platform.

Developed a predictive model of consumer behavior and performed a conjoint analysis to understand consumer preferences for a regional lifestyle publication

Questions, contact Erin McGowan at mcgowane@wharton.upenn.edu