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Make a Career Transition to Consulting

Originally Aired
May 12, 2017
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Parke Muth

We’ve all heard about someone who is a “consultant.” Have you ever wondered if that’s the right career for you? Join Parke Muth (Col ’79), a consultant to consultants, as he takes you inside the world of consulting.

  • What exactly is consulting?
  • How does someone get into consulting?
  • What are some of the future trends for consulting jobs?

About Parke Muth

After 28 years serving in the Office of Admissions at UVA, Parke Muth (Col ’79) now offers his expertise as a full-time consultant. He works with companies, schools, families, and students, and serves as an advisor for ModernGuild, a business that trains students for success in obtaining jobs in consulting and finance. Parke also serves as an advisor for a number of global companies that help prepare students for success throughout their academic experience and into their professional careers. He is a sought-after speaker and a 4 year top writer on, with over 2,000,000 views.

Parke holds a Phi Beta Kappa Honors Bachelor in English Literature from the University of Virginia, where he was a student athlete (ACC Scholar Athlete—highest graduating grade point average in the conference), chairman of the University Judiciary Committee, a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa leadership fraternity, and a member of the Raven Society.

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