Introduction

Thank you for your interest in applying to volunteer on one of Compass’ consulting teams for the 2019-20 project cycle. Projects run from Fall 2019-Spring 2020. Each team has a Project Leader, Deputy Project Leader (by invitation only), and 7 Team Members. We expect to form approximately 14 teams this fall.

Project Leader Profile (Application deadline is Sep 16, 2019. All new Project Leaders will be interviewed in person by Sep 22, 2019. Please apply as soon as possible.)
  • 3-5+ years of consulting and project management experience preferred
  • MBA preferred (preference given to alumni of Compass’ Partner Business Schools*)
  • Availability to spend 3-5 hours/week from Oct 2019-May 2020 leading a team of 8-9 volunteers on a consulting project for a local nonprofit
  • Availability to attend trainings and regular team meetings (required dates/time set forth later in application)
Team Member Profile (Application deadline is Oct 18, 2019.)
  • MBAs, consultants, attorneys and other business professionals with a variety of skillsets (Note: preference is given to MBAs from our Partner Business Schools* and employees of our Partner Companies**)
  • Availability to attend trainings and 1-2 client meetings in Fall 2019 (required dates/time set forth later in application)
  • Availability to spend 2-3 hours/week from Jan-May 2020 on a consulting project for a local nonprofit, including regular team meetings
*Partner Business Schools include: Booth, Columbia, Darden, Fuqua, Haas, Harvard, Johnson, Kellogg, Kenan-Flagler, McCombs, McDonough, Ross, Sloan, Stanford, Stern, Tuck, Wharton, Yale (Please note we do not place current MBA candidates on teams.)
**If you learned about Compass through your company/firm, it is a Partner Company.

Questions

If you have any questions about your qualifications, the selection process, or any of this year's clients, please feel free to contact:

Natalie Tessler 
Executive Director
(773)848-1706
ntessler@compasschicago.org

Melissa Lapica
Program Manager
(201)838-7510
mlapica@compasschicago.org

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