Know what you want to do after you graduate from college?
Like to travel?
Have been to another country?
Would like the opportunity to fly to work each week? Knew there were jobs where you could to fly to work each week?
Know anyone who is a “Consultant”?
Understand what a ‘Consultant’ actually does?
Michael J. Vasicek May, 2014
Northwood University graduate ◦ MBA: Business Management ◦ BBA: Business Management
Global Consultant ◦ Accenture
Traveled to 32 countries ◦ Global Entry, Sky Priority, 68 Passport Stamps, 6 Visas
Giving professional advice
A firm or person with expert knowledge/resources to execute a role or division of business
Consulting is across all fields of business ◦ Software, Six Sigma, Accounting, Cooking, Interior Decorating, etc.
Just to name a few…
McKinsey & Company
Tata Consulting Services
Back Office Associates
Bain & Company
Ernst & Young
The Boston Consulting Group
Working with an international client
Providing professional advice at an international level
Traveling to foreign sites to provide on-site support and management
Relocating under a Work Visa or Work Permit
Becoming a expatriate
Complete a degree in your field of interest
Get as much work experience as you can
Become a SME (subject matter expert)
Network and identify key individuals ◦ People who work at Fortune 500 firms ◦ People who work for major consulting firms
Build relationships ◦ Ask for entry level positions
Worked full-time during my college tenure
Heavily involved in the community ◦ Community Business Committees ◦ Non-Profit Board of Directors ◦ Volunteered often
Attended business conferences, Chamber of Commerce events, etc.
Recruited by an Accenture Manager
DECA or similar organizations ◦ Attend conferences/workshops
Community Committees ◦ MDBA – Midland Downtown Business Association ◦ MyPros – Midland Young Professionals ◦ Bay City Players Marketing Committee
Board of Directors ◦ Bay City Players
Quickly became an SME in my area of work
Asked for additional work
Drafted proposals for work efficiency changes
Offered assistance where issues arose
Asked for travel opportunities
Management Consulting ◦ Project Management Served on 9 Projects
Global Testing SME/Data Project Manager
International work experience: ◦ Brasil, China, India, The Netherlands and Belgium
Certifications ◦ SAP Bootcamp ◦ ISTQB – Global Testing Certification
Michael J. Vasicek 王思科 [email protected]
+1 989 859 4341
Become Global, Not Just Local.