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Huron Consulting Group Overview

Chicago, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (HURN)
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Huron is a global consultancy that helps our clients drive growth, enhance performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. We partner with them to develop strategies and implement solutions that enable the transformative change our clients need to own their ... Read more

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    Global professional services firm Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) today announced that it has been recognized by Consulting magazine as a 2018 ‘Best Firm to Work For.’ It is the eighth consecutive year Huron has been recognized and the second consecutive year in the top 10. Read on:

    Huron Named a Top 10 'Best Firm to Work For' by Consulting Magazine for Second Consecutive Year | Huron Consulting Group Inc.

    The Investor Relations website contains information about Huron Consulting Group Inc.'s business for stockholders, potential investors, and financial analysts.

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Huron Consulting Group – Why Work For Us?

At Huron, we're redefining what a global consulting organization can be. We partner with our clients to tackle their most difficult challenges and create lasting impact. We help them think, plan and act differently to accelerate growth and enable the transformative change they need to own their future, instead of being disrupted by it.

Whether you have years of experience or are just entering the workforce, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Discover how you can use your skills to make an immediate impact for our clients and in our organization. Learn how our culture and values foster collaboration to help you develop your talents. Come see how we are challenging the status quo to innovate and develop the best solutions to solve our clients' challenges. And hear about our unwavering commitment to making a difference in partnership with our clients, communities and colleagues.

Are you ready to create your future? Find your next opportunity at Huron.

Our Vision

To empower our clients, our people, and the communities we serve to own their future.

Our Values

  • Integrity:  We value authenticity and honesty.  We do the right thing regardless of the consequences. 
  • Collaboration:  We commit to working with respect and transparency, and recognize we are better together than apart. 
  • Impact:  We are passionate about making a difference and take initiative to have a lasting impact on the organizations and communities we serve. 
  • Intellectual Curiosity:  As lifelong learners, we explore and encourage new ideas, and challenge the status quo. 
  • Inclusion:  We embrace different perspectives and draw on the strength of our diversity. 
  • Excellence:  We strive to excel and continually exceed the expectations of our clients and our people, holding each other accountable for our actions and outcomes. 
  • Humility:  While confident in our abilities, we realize that our current knowledge is but a fraction of what we have yet to learn, discover, and create.  

Huron's ability to grow as a company depends on the way we treat our people, how we enrich our communities and how well we serve our clients. We are devoted to collaborating with colleagues, businesses, clients and communities to drive corporate social responsibility — doing the right thing for our constituencies — in everything we do.

At Huron, we are committed to creating and maintaining a work environment that values and fosters diversity and inclusion. By recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse work-force, we can better meet the needs of our clients and create opportunities for all of us. Our ability to attract and retain exceptional professionals with diverse backgrounds and life experiences helps us bring more innovative, creative and unique ideas and approaches to how we deliver excellent service and solutions to our clients.

Learn more about our diversity & community affairs on our website.  

The real journey starts when you walk in the door.  At Huron, we know it’s our people that set us apart.  Being a part of Huron means you’re joining a team of dedicated and passionate individuals who want to make a difference for our clients and to better ourselves, every day.  Learning and development at Huron begins on your first day with a robust onboarding and orientation session, but that’s just the beginning. Huron provides opportunities for live, online and virtual training, on-demand learning through and industry training and development. All of these training opportunities equip our employees to grow personally and in their ability to serve our clients.  

At Huron, we believe that your career is yours to own.  We have informal and formal mentoring and coaching relationships throughout the organization, the latter of which is there to help offer guidance on goals, objectives, professional development and formal feedback reviews.  We provide a collaborative environment to help you navigate through your career, whether you are looking for training opportunities, experiences or industry development.

When it comes to benefits and rewards at Huron, you have plenty of choices to meet your individual needs. Our Total Rewards package is designed to support your overall physical, emotional and financial health and well-being throughout your career.

Your Health
We offer a number of programs to assist you in your journey to healthy living. We offer various medical insurance options, including dental and vision coverage. You’ll have access to annual preventive health screenings, Teladoc services, a healthcare concierge and more.

Your Finances: 
You’ll enjoy discounts for services today and find ways to save for your future. We offer a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match, an employee stock purchase plan, a health savings account with an employer contribution, loan and refinancing options through SoFi and more. If you donate to charities, we’ll match your contributions. If you are a road warrior, you can earn financial rewards for the time you spend away from home.

Your Lifestyle: 
Huron offers flexible, paid time off to encourage you to spend time away from work, relax and pursue outside interests. We also offer partner benefits, paid maternity and parental leave, recharge (sabbatical) leave and alternate work arrangements.

Learn more about our benefits on our website

Huron Consulting Group Reviews

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Huron Consulting Group President, CEO and Director James H. (Jim) Roth
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    "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
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    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time (More than 8 years)


    - The people that work here are amazing (smart, good people, fun). The culture is tight knit and your co-workers become your best friends.
    - There is a strong culture of development and coaching. I always felt like leadership had my back and was helping me plan for my next role, promotion, development opportunity, etc. I really felt like I was in control of my career.
    - I really respect and trust senior leadership. Leadership is very transparent and available to any level.
    - Work is challenging, but fun


    We had a couple of slow years in healthcare. The practice leader at the time seemed slow to make necessary changes to get us back on track. We now have new leadership that is very committed to this and I feel good about where we're going.

    Travel can be tough, but that's all part of the deal with consulting.

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Huron Consulting Group Photos

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Huron Consulting Group Interviews



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    Healthcare Consulting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Huron Consulting Group (Chicago, IL) in October 2018.


    1. screening with healthcare hiring manager 2. strictly behavioral interview with healthcare director 3. video case with healthcare director 4. office visit with 3 parts I. coffee chat with two current analysts and another candidate II. fit/behavioral with director III. fit with associate Huron was very receptive in their communications to me and in answering my questions throughout the process. Each step was conducted very professionally and also felt very personal, which separated Huron from other places I interviewed with. The hiring manager was especially great. I got my offer letter the Monday after my Friday interview, and accepted after having a great experience all around.

    Interview Questions

    • Typical tell me about a time questions. Many of them relate to Huron's core values on their website. The case was mostly interviewer led and related to a hospital staffing issue. Be sure to verbalize your thought process and be structured in your reponses.   Answer Question
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Huron Consulting Group Awards & Accolades

  • Corporate Equality Index Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign, 2018
  • Forbes America's Best Management Consulting Firms, Forbes, 2018
  • Forbes America's Best Management Consulting Firms, Forbes, 2017
  • Corporate Equality Index Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign, 2017
  • Best Firms to Work For, Consulting Magazine, 2013
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