From MBA to Management Consulting: McKinsey Associate // Janette Hwang // Duke Fuqua 2019
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We invited Janette Hwang, a Fuqua MBA graduate from class of 2019, to share her experience of working as a consultant at McKinsey in the US. In this episode, you will learn about the day in the life of a management consultant. Janette aslo shared her tips on how to build relationships and stay connected with people in the workplace. 


Janette Hwang

Janette was born and raised in Korea, Seoul, Korea. Prior to MBA, she worked as a PR agent for over 4 years. She interned as Summer Associate at McKinsey Seoul office, then joined the New Jersey office as full-time consultant after graduating from Duke Fuqua. 


In this episode we talk about:

  1. The difference between working at Mckinsey in Korea vs in New Jersey
  2. Challenges as a new hire in the US
  3. Tips for students who interested in Consulting


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