Sophomore Consulting Exploratory Program: A Day in the BHive Join us for a virtual half-day workshop on Saturday, May 22, 2021The Brattle Group’s inaugural Sophomore Consulting Exploratory Program is a professional development experience for undergraduates completing their second year. This unique experience is designed to help you learn more about how you could apply the economic, finance, policy, computer science, and/or engineering concepts from the classroom to a career path in economic consulting.At Brattle, we often refer to our close-knit community of smart, collaborative employees as the BHive. A Day in the BHive will demystify the industry of economic consulting and clarify how it is different from other types of consulting. Participants will learn about a day in the life of an economic consultant, as well as learn academic tips and interview techniques from consulting staff and the Talent Acquisition team. If selected, this program can be highlighted on your resume to let future employers know you are driven and eager to apply your skills in a professional setting.How do I know if this program is right for me?All you need is an interest in analytical areas like math, statistics, business, engineering, public policy, finance, economics or law. Economic consulting intersects with many industries, so you may be majoring in one of these areas, or still deciding. This workshop features a panel session with consulting teammates, including Research Analysts, who can help recommend courses or areas of study to shape your academic path. We are not just looking for students who do well on coursework, but for those who consistently want to learn more, and who approach problems with creativity.We welcome and want to be inclusive of students of all identities. We champion applicants including but not limited to women, underrepresented populations, first generation students, student veterans, LGBTQIA+, those with disabilities, to name a few. Team players, problem solvers, quiz lovers and curious students are strongly encouraged to apply!Program AgendaDuring A Day in the (B)Hive, you’ll get to hear directly from executive leadership at Brattle, Research Analysts who’ve recently joined the firm, senior members of our consulting teams, and the Talent Acquisition team.Sessions include:Q&A Panel: What is Economic Consulting?Learn about project work and the day-to-day life of a Research AnalystHear how our consultants have applied their college coursework to the real world (Spoiler alert: It’s not all about the economics courses!)Q&A Panel: Career path planning & coursework recommendationsLearn about courses and areas of study that will help you decide if this is a career path that interests you and how to best prepare for the Research Analyst role after graduationWhat is Economic Consulting: The Anatomy of a CaseWho are our clients and what do we do for them? What would my role on the team look like and whom would I work with on a daily basis?Resume 101Get tips on how to build your resume from experienced RecruitersParticipants will also be eligible for additional 1:1 resume assistanceQualifications & How to ApplyApplicants must be enrolled in their second year of undergraduate Bachelor studies with an anticipated graduation in 2023, and must have an interest in applying quantitative methods in a consulting environment.To be considered, please submit the following by 11:59 PM EST on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Please use your school issued email address on your application.TranscriptResume draft (optional)A 250-300 word tailored statement describing the most interesting class you’ve taken in your undergraduate studies OR describing something about The Brattle Group that resonates with you.Selected participants will be notified by April 30, 2021 and will be provided with additional program logistics.The Brattle Group is an equal opportunity employer: Please click here to read our full EEO statement.