The Event

The Cornell Graduate Consulting Club (CGCC) and the Tri-Institutional Consulting Club (TICC) are excited to co-organize the 2014 Cornell-Rockefeller Case Competition, which will take place at the brand new Greenberg Building at Rockefeller University on Friday, August 8th. Our week-long event will bring together teams of high achieving non-MBA graduate students from top institutions located throughout the Northeast to prepare and present their solutions for an exciting real-world case as they compete for recognition and cash prizes. Furthermore, there will be a career panel and networking opportunities with consultants from our generous sponsors: McKinsey & Company, UMT Consulting, The Boston Consulting Group, CBPartners, ClearView Healthcare Partners, Defined Health, IMS Consulting Group, LEK Consulting, PrepLounge, and Insight Strategy Advisors. 


1st Place Prize: $3,000

2nd Place Prize: $1,000

3rd Place Prize: $500

Finalists: Premium memberships with PrepLounge




  • Gain consulting-relevant experience before fall recruiting season.
  • Learn about the consulting industry and the day-to-day life of a consultant at the “Insight into Management Consulting” career panel.
  • Network with professional consultants from leading firms such as Mckinsey and BCG at the mini career fair and the reception following the competition.
  • Develop strong interpersonal relationships with your teammates while enjoying your time in New York City.
  • Win prizes totaling $6,000!


  • Graduate Student (PhD, MD, JD, or non-MBA Masters) or Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Interest in management consulting; business background is not required
  • Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply
  • Teams of 3-5 members are strongly encouraged
  • Individuals may also apply and will be matched to a team