Rotman School of Management

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Job seekers guide for consulting

Create consulting firm lists and learn more about the industry

Creating lists of consulting firms with databases

Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory
  • Part of "Gale Library Directory"
  • Click "Abstracts and Indexes"
  • Click "Advanced"
  • Select "Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory"
  • Use pulldown menus to narrow search geographically (ex: country, province, area code)
  • Use the "Keyword" menu option to narrow by industry (ex. "renewable energy")
  • Click "Search"
Canadian Company Capabilities
  • Enter "54161" in NAICS code
  • Fill in city or province to narrow search
  • Enter keywords in "Detailed Search" to narrow by industry (ex. "pharmaceutical")
  • Click "Search"

Additional Resources

Industry Reports

Industry & Career Overviews

Vault Career Insider (Registration required)
  • Click "Guides"
  • Click "Consulting guides"
  • Choose relevant consulting industry guides
Vault Guide to the Top 25 Tech Consulting Firms (Registration required)
  • Click "Guides"
  • Click "Consulting guides"
  • Click "Vault Guide to the Top 10 Technology Consulting Firms, 2013"
Vault Top 50 Firms (Registration required)
  • Click "Guides"
  • Click "Consulting guides"
  • Click "Vault Guide to the Top 50 Management and Strategy Consulting Firms, 2013"

Additional Resources

Industry Magazines & Journals


Consulting Magazine - includes top firms to work for, fastest growing firms, top 25 consultants, rising stars, and women leaders in consulting rankings. 

Vault Top 50 Consulting Firms 

Vault Consulting Research and Advice - includes links to the latest rankings including best firm by practice area (IT, healthcare, energy, finance, etc); best firm to work for based on ratings of key employment factors (diversity; international opportunities, work/life balance, training); most prestigious and best boutique consulting firms. 

Case Interviews

Vault Guide to the case interview (Registration required)
  • Click "Guides"
  • Click "Interviewing guides"
  • Click "Vault Guide to the Case Interview"
  • Hard copy available in the BIC: CC HD 69 C6 A728 2005


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