Best Internships for Consulting

One common question I get is what internships should you get if you want to pursue consulting, and it’s a trick question because most people instantly think of Big 4, MBB, or Accenture (gotta add it to the list), but they think if they don’t get a consulting internship it’s game over.

Find roles and programs where you can grow and cultivate these skills. The title may not seem entirely related but the nature of the work is. It’s all about the story and the transferable skills. Some internships that could translate well would be data analytics, market research, supply chain management, operations management, IT project management, product management, financial analysis, and so much more. And even on top of the “role,” actually working on these skills are not guaranteed so you may want to go out of your way to put them to practice either by talking to your supervisor or doing it outside of your internship.

Technology Consulting Community’s pro Bono consulting program is a GREAT example of getting real experience with clients and working on all these skills! It’s free, global, and very fulfilling, so comment down below if you’re interested in learning more as we do rolling applications and send out an interest form to our email list and Facebook group for our next round of clients!

Follow me on Instagram at @christine.innovates for more! I go over technology consulting, technology, consulting, careers, and also my own personal stories and narratives as a young working professional!

NEW: Free 1-on-1 Coaching

Yet another success story! I’ve recently pivoted from the paid Patreon group coaching sessions to FREE 1-on-1 coaching sessions for anyone interested in pursuing or pivoting into technology consulting! There is no catch, but to reach a bigger audience because your sessions could help others just like you, it will be on my YouTube channel. DM if interested!

If you are interested in a career in technology consulting, make sure to join Technology Consulting Community’s Facebook group, Clubhouse, and Discord server to join the discussions on how to launch and grow your career in technology consulting! We also have free events, programs, activities, and workshops.

Check my YouTube channel and Instagram for content focusing on technology consulting, consulting, careers, professional & personal development, and money for the young working professional!

Maybe you’ll be the next one!

Technology Consulting Community: https://techconsultingcommunity.com/
YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/ChristineWong
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christine.innovates/

Testimonials!

Yet another success story! I wanted to share to you all of the success stories of landing a job or internship in technology consulting as a result of my content and community!

If you are interested in a career in technology consulting, make sure to join Technology Consulting Community’s Facebook group, Clubhouse, and Discord server to join the discussions on how to launch and grow your career in technology consulting! We also have free events, programs, activities, and workshops.

Check my YouTube channel and Instagram for content focusing on technology consulting, consulting, careers, professional & personal development, and money for the young working professional!

I also have affordable group coaching sessions on my Patreon and paid 1-on-1 coaching sessions. Just message me!

Maybe you’ll be the next one!

Technology Consulting Community: https://techconsultingcommunity.com/

YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/ChristineWong

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christine.innovates/

Compare yourself to yourself, not to anyone else!

From career success to job offers to grades and GPA to relationships and social standings, there is always something people envy from others.

It’s important to your mental and emotional health not to compare yourself other people often. To benchmark and set goals against other people is healthy, but to constantly beat yourself because you’re not progressing as fast is not healthy.

Value yourself more, acknowledge your situation, and set PERSONAL goals on your own pace. It’s more fun and you’ll be happier!

Growth Mindset

I think everyone has heard of growth mindset thrown around, but why should you care? Now HOW can you start implementing what I deem as my ingredients of success? What we deem as success and happiness is all subjective, but you also don’t want to lose yourself in results, metrics, and goals. It’s good to have goals to know if you are on track, but you should also trust the process and learn what you can while achieving it. You’ll be surprised of what you will learn about yourself!

My Ingredients to Success

I think everyone needs all of this to be successful.

Introspection. Learn about yourself to figure out what you like to do, what you don’t like to do, what you value, and what your tendencies and habits are. It’s okay to not know any of this, but it’s important that you make an effort towards this.

Growth Mindset. Embrace the process! Adapt and mobilize. As someone who is usually one track minded, I sometimes fall behind on this. Results are still important, but it also depends on what you define as success. Goal set in a way of what you want to learn rather than what you want to achieve.

Understanding. Don’t just focus on yourself. Try to understand those around you and you’ll learn a lot you didn’t realize! I actually surround myself with many non-business and non-tech friends. They opened my eyes to a whole different world out there that complements what I lack.

Humility. Even when you are successful, you need to remember your roots and where you come from. Honestly this is probably the most important because you want to always remember to give back as much as you take. Spread the love and the knowledge, and help out your community! Try to understand them and realize you were once there. Privileged or not, everyone wasn’t born with certainty and confidence. You need to work towards it.

What are your ingredients to success? Do you disagree with any of it?

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

One of my projects at work is finally going live after two years! It also happened to be my FIRST project despite having done four others while this was still ongoing. It was a long journey and we had many hurdles… SO MANY! But what held us all together – and sane – was teamwork.

Actually we had our milestone celebration yesterday and the client’s CFO mentioned this proverb. It stood out to me on how this applies in other relationships in our life too!

👉🏻 Swipe to read what I thought about it!

I’m trying to share tips and stories that can can help motivate or inspire you to be your better self! 💁🏻‍♀️

📣 I also have a YouTube channel focusing on the tech consulting career, professional and personal development, and money! https://www.youtube.com/c/ChristineWong

👇🏻 Comment down what you think about this proverb and how this applies to your life now!

Put yourself out there!

I’m known as an extrovert to many people but I’m really an introvert. According to Myers Briggs, I’m even 90+% Introverted haha. Takes a lot of energy, but sometimes you need to push yourself! Social gatherings could intimidate you but if you focus on genuine relationships, it makes things so much easier. ❤️

👇🏻 Scroll to read my story!

I’m trying to share tips and stories that can can help motivate or inspire you to be your better self! 💁🏻‍♀️

📣 I also have a YouTube channel focusing on the tech consulting career, professional and personal development, and money! Link in bio.

👇🏻 Comment down if you have any tips on networking, navigating the professional world, or even building any relationship, personal or professional!

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