MBA & Advanced Degrees

We solve real-world challenges.

North Highland seeks the most aspiring MBA students through relationships with some of the country’s top MBA schools. We want candidates who are eager to solve problems are flexible and resourceful. Most importantly, those who take a collaborative approach to client work. You’ll have the opportunity and exposure to work on project teams that will boost your expertise.


Role of an MBA/Graduate

At North Highland, you spend most of your day at client locations working on project deliverables, and building relationships with clients. Our senior consultants play a critical role in contributing to the delivery of client engagements. You will gain exposure to different projects and industry sectors, while building your consulting skills through experience, training and self-development.

"North Highland has mastered a seemingly inimitable ability to balance steady growth while upholding those core values that both draw top talent to its ranks and inspire a sense of loyalty and trust from our clients."

Liz Senior Consultant

MBA Recruiting Process - Strategy & Advisory

Our North Highland MBA hires are part of our national Strategy & Advisory practice. These senior consultants are given broad exposure to strategy, service line, and industry specific work that allows them to build a skills foundation across all of our specialties. Our goal for this recruiting model is to provide MBA hires with broad exposure in a rotational format. Must-have skills for our Strategy & Advisory consultants include a certain level of comfort with ambiguity and complex problems, excellent communication skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, and strong analytical/quantitative skills. Strategy & Advisory consultants are required to travel up to 100%. 

Local Market Experienced Hire

MBA candidates interested in pursuing in a consulting role in a North Highland local office are encouraged to search for opportunities on our experienced hire recruiting site. Candidates should alert their school’s career services, inform their North Highland network, and make the North Highland campus recruiting team aware of a submitted experienced hire application and interest. 

“My aha moment was when I first met the people I would be working with during my on-site interview. They were so welcoming, honest, and sincere I knew that it would be a great place to work because of the people.”

Kara Sparks Grove Associate


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