GSAS: Harvard/MIT Case Competition – Application Deadline [Harvard Graduate Consulting Club]


Friday, April 30, 2021 (All day)



From the Harvard Graduate Consulting Club:

"We are pleased to announce that the participant application for the 2021 Harvard / MIT Case Competition is now open!

Now in its thirteenth year, the Case Competition is our largest annual event, organized each year in collaboration with the Consulting Club at MIT. Over the course of the two-week event, you will work in a team of four to tackle a business case posed by a real client while networking with representatives from top consulting and industry firms. You will have the opportunity to deliver your recommendation at the closing ceremony to the client and a panel of consultant judges. This is an excellent opportunity to gain business experience and build your resume.


  • Intensive teamwork and leadership experience
  • An opportunity to try out consulting for yourself, and to drive value for a real business
  • Networking opportunities with consultant and industry mentors 


  • Current graduate and professional students (non-MBA) at Harvard and MIT
  • Current postdoctoral researchers at Harvard and MIT (including affiliated institutions)
  • No prior business knowledge or consulting experience is required

In order to participate, you must be able to attend the following mandatory events:

  • Kick-off Event Part 1: Friday May 14th (3:00pm - 4:30pm, Virtual)
  • Kick-off Event Part 2: Monday, May 17th (3:00pm - 5:00pm, Virtual)
  • Consultant Mentoring Session: Friday, May 21th (2:00pm - 5:00pm, Virtual)
  • Industry/Client Mentoring Session: Monday, May 24th (2:00pm - 5:00pm, Virtual)
  • Semifinals and Finals: Friday, May 28th (9:00am - 3:30pm, Virtual)

APPLICATION LINK: PLEASE APPLY by Friday, April 30th at 11:59pm.

For more information, please see the Case Competition website, and particularly the FAQ page for participants. Please direct all questions to the Case Competition organizing team at We look forward to reading your application!"