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Tufts New England Case Competition judged by Life Science Consulting Firms

TUNECC Application Deadline Extended until July 9th, 2017
The Tufts New England Case Competition (TUNECC) is pleased to announce our fourth annual competition to be held this summer on Friday, August 4th, 2017Business background is not required. The competition targets PhD, MD, JD and non-MBA masters students as well as Postdoctoral Fellows from the Northeast. TUNECC focuses on structured problem solving for the global life sciences industry, and also features an expert panel discussion focused on current industry trends. We would like to extend an invitation to all of your advanced professional degree candidates who are interested in joining a life sciences consulting firm or a generalist firm with a strong life sciences practice.

 To learn more about TUNECC and submit your application from June 1 – June 30, 2017, please visit our website: http://tunecc.tufts.edu

June 30 — Application Deadline
July 12 — Invitations sent to top 25 teams
July 21 — Case Release Day
July 31 — Slide Deck Submission Deadline
August 4 — Competition Day: Presentations, Panel Discussion, and Networking Reception

The Case Competition: 25 teams of 4-5 members will present solutions to a life sciences business problem. Solutions will be judged by consultants from leading consulting and venture capital firms. You may assemble a 4-5 member team or enter as an individual. Please note that preference is given to team applications. 

Team Awards
1st Prize: $2,000
2nd Prize: $1,000
3rd Prize: $500
 
Reasons to Apply:
·  Develop your case study skills and get a taste of what a career in consulting is like.
·  Network with consultants and life sciences professionals from firms  including The Boston Consulting Group, Health Advances, L.E.K. Consulting, RA Capital Management, Back Bay Life Science Advisors, Putnam Associates, Clarion Healthcare, and ClearView Healthcare Partners.
·  Boost your knowledge of the biopharma industry by tackling a challenging case problem and attending a panel discussion with speakers from leading consulting firms.
 
Eligibility Criteria:
·  PhD, MD, JD, or non-MBA Masters degree candidates and Postdoctoral Fellows. Industry professionals who received any of these degrees within the last 2 years are also welcome to apply. 
·  Interested in life sciences, business, or consulting; business background not required.
·  Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
·  Ability to attend the full-day case competition on Friday, August 4, 2017, in Boston, MA.

If you have any questions, please contact tunecc2014@gmail.com.
 
Sponsors: Back Bay Life Science Advisors, Health Advances, L.E.K. Consulting, RA Capital Management, Putnam Associates, Clarion Healthcare, ClearView Healthcare Partners, and The Boston Consulting Group
 
Best,
Christina McGuire
Vice President of Marketing and Communications
TUNECC Executive Committee

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