Founded in 2011, we are an organization that bridges PhD students and postdoctoral scholars with careers in management consulting. To provide real-world experience and to give back to the local community, we offer pro bono consulting services to local businesses.

Advanced Degrees

We provide PhD students and postdoctoral scholars resources and events to prepare you for a career in consulting. Learn more about how you can get started with APDCC.


We offer companies pro bono consulting services over a 6-8 week engagement. Learn about how APDCC can help you on your next challenging business problem.

Consulting Firms

We act as a resource for consulting-related information for PhDs at UC San Diego. Connect with APDCC to find qualified candidates for your consulting firm.

APDCC alumni have joined the top consultancies, including McKinsey & Co., Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Co., and ClearView Healthcare Partners


Since our founding, APDCC has had the opportunity to partner with over forty businesses in the local community. Based in the biotech hub of San Diego, we have extensive experience working with many emerging leaders in the biotech field.

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