Keystone is a premier technology-industry consulting firm that delivers extremely novel solutions to the most challenging strategy and economics problems. We work with the world’s leading companies, including Facebook, Nike, Amazon, Microsoft, GE, Intel, Expedia, Zillow, LinkedIn and others. Our team members learn the most advanced strategy, analytical and general management skills commonly practiced by firms like McKinsey, Bain, BCG, Charles River Associates and Cornerstone while also developing entrepreneurial skills to build high growth businesses. We develop thought leadership in management science and economics by working alongside experts from top institutions including Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, Kellogg, Berkeley and MIT.
Keystone is looking for great candidates who want to advance their careers and business skills while learning to build companies. Consultants work side by side with partners and experts and engage directly with clients who lead in their industries.
At Keystone, we invest heavily in the career advancement of our consultants. We have an extremely successful track record of building differentiated professional and personal CVs for our team members. Our consultants are on a fast track to Keystone partnership or prominent operating positions in high growth firms. Some of our consultants have also started their own extremely successful companies. Whether the path is Keystone partnership, industry, entrepreneurship, or even a return to academia – our consultants move into leadership positions far before their peers.
What will you learn at Keystone?
#1 You will develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset: You will take on challenges before you have the resources to complete them, and you will learn to marshal the resources necessary to succeed. This skill will differentiate you in every endeavor – you will know how to start from scratch and get things done.
#2 You will embrace your Passion for Technology: You will solve hard challenges for leading-edge science and technology companies, including digital transformation, online advertising, mobile applications, internet search, social media, Internet of Things, cloud computing, and others.
#3 You will work with Big Data: By working alongside economists, you will learn sophisticated econometric techniques required to manipulate and draw conclusions from the enormous data sets available to companies today.
#4 You will have Extraordinary Impact: We believe a great workplace is working with superstar colleagues, and we regularly exceed client expectations by surprising them with our creativity and insight.
We believe that rewarding job experiences depend on strong “fit.” As such we ask all applicants to provide a short and specific cover letter describing how Keystone can advance your career goals. Some topics that you might consider in your letter include:
- What is your most distinctive quality or achievement?
- What do you hope to achieve in the next 3 to 5 years of your career?
- How might Keystone help you achieve this?
Desired Skills and Expertise:
Entrepreneurial Mindset: You are a self-starter who is comfortable dealing with ambiguity and flat hierarchies. You are not afraid to take on new challenges and responsibilities.
Passion for Science and Technology: Though you may not have a technical degree, you understand and have a strong interest in science and technology driven industries.
Analytical Skills: You have exceptional problem solving and analytical skills, as well as a strong aptitude for structuring complex problems and presenting well-supported solutions.
Extraordinary Impact: You have a proven ability to deliver superior performance. You have been recognized for making a great contribution or delivering stand-out results.