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Hey! I'm a current CMA who has decided that medicine is not for me after a year of working in the field out of undergrad. What are the first steps for me to break into this career path (outside of… more

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What type of projects does Accenture strategy do? How is it different from MBB/T2?

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I am an associate consultant with 4 years experience at ZS making $130k base. I am in conversation with client for a Senior Manager position at top 10 pharma. How to negotiate for the Associate Direct… more

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What type of LS work is Oliver Wyman known for?

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Does the interview process at genentech take a long time usually? I had 1st interview 3 weeks ago, last week the HM emailed me … more

What types of projects are much more routinely done at LEK vs EYP? Have both offers, same level but TC is higher with EYP. Hoping for corporate strategy exit. What’s your thoughts on the choice?

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Anyone from ClearView willing to chat candidly about the firm culture, work style, and project diversity? Have an offer for a consultant role and considering my options.

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Interviewing with a NYC based small pharma/biotech. They will not provide salary or a range, leaving me to shoot first. It’s a senior manager roll on a commercial team and would be 2nd person on the s… more

Hi Trinity Fish, how long before I should expect to hear back from the recruiter about the results of my interview (final interview with a case)? Thanks in advance.

How do folks feel when bonuses are offered for a short term rotational program to move to a different group? For context, some groups at Trinity are doing better from a business generation perspective… more

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Anyone have any information on FTI Consulting for their life science team? Have an interview in a few weeks.

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I have an interview with Mercer for Consultant -(project management) and would like to receive an honest opinion on working her… more

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Hello Fish!

Thoughts on transitioning from LS consulting to big pharma vs emerging biotech?

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Any thoughts on Veeva Systems in life science consulting? Interested in their commercial strategy team.

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Weighing up my options about staying in LS consulting or moving to a more generalist role (cross-sector), any advice is appreciated.

Is it feasible to be able to climb in industry (after ex… more

Anyone got insight on working conditions, pay and interview process on a company called Rabin Martin?

Is Trinity trying to avoid some bonus payouts next year? New policy states that ~10% of bonus will be docked the 3rd time you miss timesheet submissions. Seems like managers have a second task for pro… more

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Anyone working for Oracle Cerner / Cerner Corporation and can provide a referral?

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Looking for info regarding Impel Neuropharmaceuticals: culture, work like balance, benefits … I’d love input from anyone who works/worked

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Very interested in joining Ey-Parthenon as a life sciences consultant. Anyone from EY-P willing to chat?

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In addition to applying to life science consulting firms anyone know any good rotational programs at Pharma/biotech companies? I just applied to Roivants which seems really interesting.

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Strategic partnership between Bain & Company and TRINITY announced. What does this mean? Do you think they will merge in a … more

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Best MBA programs for Life Sciences in the long term?

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Anyone willing to refer for life science consulting positions in Toronto?

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Friend of mind has a PhD in infection disease and organized the Covid response for the largest county in large US city. She wants to pivot to consulting, but has no idea where to start. Which firms sh… more

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How's Thermo Fisher corp strat group?

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Bain & Company showing interest in the LS world with a minority investment in trinity. Could a full buy out be in the future?

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What is generally the salary range for a consultant role in the UK at Iqvia, CV and Putnam? Glassdoor gives some estimates but just want to double check with anyone that is part of these companies tha… more

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Anyone know of MD residency programs that allow for industry integration? Hoping to use the research electives to advise startups, work on biopharma R&D strategy, etc.

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Any LS firms with offices in Seattle? Trying to make the move

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Currently a C at IQVIA Strategy Consulting. Considering moving to ZS as a C. Is it worth it? Factors that I am looking at - growth, wlb, nature of work, culture, exit opps. Would be nice to hear from … more

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Preparing for @ZS interviews. Any "unstructured case" examples?

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Anyone have experience with Axon? They’re classified as a medical pr and communications company but it seems like they do an element of consulting.
Want to get a sense of their work as well as cu… more

Any fishes know if their firm is hiring?

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Anybody have good databases for scientific conference presentations you missed?

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Any fishes moved from LS or healthtech consulting to private equity? How was the transition, how prepared did you feel to hit the ground running? I'm exploring the idea.

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Best life science consulting firms in NY? I’ve noticed a lot of the boutique firms are not located in NY.

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