CONSULTANTS

Applications for PGI Consultants are now open!

Interested in becoming a Consultant for the Public Good Initiative?

Application forms can be found and completed here.

Applications are due Friday 16th September at 11:59pm. Check out the list of projects for 2016-2017 before applying! 

Any questions? Contact us on facebook, twitter, or via email at pgi@publicgoodinitiative.ca

Note: applicants must be available for a very short interview on Wednesday 21st September and a mandatory Orientation Session on Friday 30th September at 10am – 2pm.

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Are you a student at the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto seeking experience as a policy consultant? We want to harness your creativity and ingenuity to help public-benefit organizations in our community. Your fresh perspective and research skills could be a significant asset to a worthwhile organization.

What will you get out of your experience as a PGI consultant?

  • Peer consultant relations
    • Practice working in a small, professional team
    • Network with your classmates
  • Client relations
    • Practice the art of ‘managing up’
    • Network within your client organization
    • Gain contacts for informational interviews
    • Build effective communication skills in the professional setting
  • Professional development
    • Attend networking events and speakers
    • Learn ‘consulting 101’ from training sessions and workshops, delivered by seasoned consultants (Deloitte, McKinsey)
  • Experience working on a policy project
    • Develop project management (from start-to-finish!) skills
    • Practice professional policy research, writing and presentation preparation
    • Produce a concrete, marketable deliverable
    • Gain a valuable interview story and addition to your policy resume