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Executive Sponsor Welcome to Johnson Students

Greetings to Johnson students,

As the Executive Sponsor for Johnson School recruiting, I am looking forward to another successful year on campus. Our growing Strategy and Operations Practices currently have nearly 10,000 consultants, including many from the Johnson School.

At Accenture, our professionals relentlessly seek to:

  • Proactively drive the value agenda of a client and/or industry
  • Help global companies reach high performance by addressing their most complex and difficult issues
  • Inspire senior client executives to action toward bold and large-scale transformation efforts
  • Be the world’s best at the intersection of thoughtful strategy and execution.

Our Strategy and Operations practices are a crucial element in Accenture’s total service package—from collaborative consulting strategy creation to working with the client to implement a framework. They will accelerate your personal growth and offer a challenging, yet fun workplace.
In the Strategy specialty, we continuously explore new sources of shareholder value for our clients. You may be asked to investigate new markets or examine opportunities to grow in existing markets. Or you may look for ways of delivering products and services more effectively and efficiently.

In Operations, we combine innovative strategies with practical know-how to help companies design, build and run new operating models that deliver superior supply chain performance and dramatically improve competitive advantage. You could be involved in any number of different projects from transforming the supply chain to architecting a new supply chain strategy. In addition, you may be involved with operational issues that span the entire value chain.

I encourage you to take a look at our practice. Determining where to spend your summer internship or (re)start you career can be challenging. Our campus team looks forward to getting to know you this fall and helping you understand what a career with Accenture Management Consulting can mean for you. Please don’t hesitate to contact anyone on the school team if you have questions about the company or the recruiting process.

Best regards,

Joyce Kline
Managing Director Sponsor, Johnson

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Get to know us

Meet the Johnson Campus Team

Accenture Management Consulting professionals and recruiters will be on campus at Johnson throughout the year. Get to know us in advance by meeting some of our campus team members here.

 Joyce Kline - Managing Director Sponsor

Office base: Boston, MA
Current position: Managing Director, Operations 

Joyce is a Managing Director in the Strategic Planning Services practice within Supply Chain. Her client experience for the past few years has focused on the various divisions of a multi-national organization. She currently serves as the lead for our Supply Chain Analyst team and is also part of the MC Talent Advisory Board, leading the Networking & Connections workstream.

Contact Joyce at:

 Andrea Findley - Campus Lead

Office base: New York, NY
Current position: Manager, Health & Public Service/Strategy
Johnson MBA '09 

Andrea is a strategy Manager in Accenture’s Health & Public Service practice. She has extensive experience in emerging markets, with particular focus on socio-economic sustainability, international development, and base of the pyramid market development. Prior to Accenture Andrea completed a MBA and a MPA (public administration/international development) at Cornell University and worked for over 8 years to develop microfinance programs for the underprivileged in Latin America.

She is fluent in Spanish, has extensive international experience (30+ countries and has lived in 10 of these), loves to salsa dance, do hot yoga and play outside- backpacking, biking, kayaking, SCUBA diving, playing tennis or whatever the option may be!

Contact Andrea at:

 Josh Tauber - Campus Co-Lead / Strategy Lead

Office base: New York, NY
Current position: Consultant, Health & Public Service/Strategy
Johnson MBA '11

Josh is a strategy Consultant in the Health Strategy practice, with an alignment to CRM. He has experience across payer and provider, with a focus on strategic transformation, financial modeling, and operating model design. He is currently working with the Health CRM practice developing his expertise of Healthcare Exchanges. He is passionate about building and improving sustainable healthcare delivery models.

Josh earned both his MBA, with distinction, with an immersion in Managerial Finance and his BS in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.

Contact Josh at:

Michelle Drevet - Operations Lead

Office base: New Youk, NY
Current position: Consultant, Operations
Johnson MBA '11

Michelle joined Accenture’s Operations practice in 2011 as a Consultant. She has expertise in strategic sourcing and procurement and has worked in the Communications, Media, and Technology Industry for the past two years as well as during her internship in 2010. Michelle’s focus has been on supplier selection, consolidation, & price/contract negotiations as well as inventory management.

Michelle earned her MBA from the Johnson school at Cornell University. Michelle is a member of the Forte Foundation, was part of the SSO Immersion, and was actively involved in the Community Impact, Retail & Luxury Club, and Consulting Club. Prior to Johnson, Michelle gained six years of experience in the Retail Industry, managing and leading store teams to exceed financial projections. She worked for large corporations such as Ann Taylor and Victoria’s Secret.

Contact Michelle at: 


LaTranda Martin - Talent & Organization Lead

Office base: New York, NY
Current position: Consultant, Talent & Organization 
Johnson MBA/MILR '12

LaTranda is a Consultant in Accenture’s Talent & Organization practice. She has six years of international, cross-industry experience with a focus on HR-related activities (e.g. employee training and development, training needs analysis, and training evaluation strategy), immigration processes, and project management. Since joining Accenture, LaTranda has helped clients in both the financial services and Health & Public Services industries optimize their organizations by redesigning their HR operating models, performing HR Health checks to ensure proper alignment between the organization’s HR service delivery model and the business’ needs, and designing training to support systems implementations to streamline day to day operations. 

LaTranda holds an MBA from Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson School of Management, an M.A. in Industrial and Labor Relations from the NY State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, and a B.A from Spelman College. 

Contact LaTranda at:


Christian Duncan - Diversity & Inclusion Lead


Office base: New York, NY
Current position: Manager, Communications, Media & Technology/Strategy
Johnson MBA '10

Christian is a Manager in the Strategy practice. He has seven years of technology and business experience in the telecommunications and cable industry prior to joining Accenture. He also spent nine weeks in Nairobi, Kenya through the Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP) program.

Contact Christian at:

Katie Taylor - Strategic Communications Lead

Office base: New York, NY
Current position: Consultant, Operations
Johnson MBA '12

Katie joined Accenture in 2012 as a member of the Products practice in the NYC office. She has experience in Change Management and Strategic Communications, and focused on Human Capital Management Consulting prior to pursuing her MBA. Katie has worked in the Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Non-profit, Government, and Healthcare industries.

Katie received her MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University, completing the Semester in Strategic Operations immersion, and a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Contact Katie at:


Rebecca Sernovitz

Rebecca Sernovitz

Year joined: 2007
Office base: Philadephia, PA
Current position: MBA Campus Recruiter

Rebecca Sernovitz is an MBA recruiter and manages the day-to-day operations for the MBA Campus team at Accenture. She joined Accenture in 2007 and has recruited at Johnson, Wharton and Darden for Accenture. Previous to her time at Accenture, Rebecca was an MBA campus recruiter at Lehman Brothers and managed recruiting efforts for a not-for-profit organization, Coro New York Leadership Center.

Rebecca received her undergraduate degree in English and Journalism from NYU.

As a native Philadelphian who has returned home to raise a family, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her son Sam and trying to sneak in a quick run in between work and motherhood.

Contact Rebecca at:

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We look forward to connecting with you for the 2013-2014 academic year. Please see the list below for  events where you can meet us on campus in the fall.

September 12, 2013, 7:30 Sage Hall
Success Beyond Johnson
Come meet Johnson Alum and Accenture Managing Director, Donna Peters, as she shares insight on a career in consulting. This event is open to both first and second year students. It will be followed by a networking event with other Accenture team members.

September 13, 2013, Ithaca
T&O Case Preparation
Interested in learning how to ‘crack’ human capital consulting cases? Come join practitioners from Accenture’s Talent & Organization practice and learn the fundamentals for successfully navigating case interviews.  This event is opened to both first and second year MILR and MBA students.

October 4, 2013, Ithaca
Human Capital Symposium
Accenture is honored to once again sponsor the Human Capital Symposium, the premiere event for HR professionals across the Cornell Community. We are proud of our new partnership with the Human Capital Association which is a student run organization within Cornell’s Johnson School and School of Industrial and Labor Relations.  For symposium information, please reach out to the Human Capital Association’s Executive Team.

October 16, 2013, 7:30pm, Sage Hall
First year presentation: Your Future at Accenture
Come learn about a career in management consulting with Accenture. We will provide 1st year students with an overview of our firm, our values and the opportunities available to Johnson School MBA recruits. This event will immediately be followed by a networking social in Sage Hall. The Accenture team looks forward to meeting you!

October 17-20, 2013, Sage Hall
Diversity Symposium & Johnson Means Business
Accenture is honored to once again sponsor the Diversity Symposium – Johnson’s diverse leadership conference. We are proud to continue our longstanding commitment to supporting diversity at Johnson. Accenture representatives will participate as panelists, facilitators and moderators during many of the conference workshops and panels. For conference details, please reach out to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI).

November 15, 2013, 12-6pm, Accenture Office NYC
The Accenture Experience
This is a special invite-only event for first year students interested in a career with Accenture Management Consulting. This event will be held in the afternoon and will feature a range of panels and speakers from different industry groups and professionals levels, as well as a series of mock case sessions. It will conclude with a networking happy hour.  Invitations will be sent out by email prior to the event.

December 2013, Select Accenture Offices Nationwide
Office Visits
Come tour one of our main offices in the US where we typically place MBA full-time hires. Meet alums and other Accenture people in those offices and join us for lunch. Offices include: New York City, Chicago, Boston, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, San Francisco.  Please watch for additional information from your campus recruiter.

AMC U.S. Innovation Challenge
The AMC U.S. Innovation Challenge is a multi-round event that combines hands-on consulting experience with the opportunity to make a positive impact on the community. First year student teams work collaboratively to develop a solution for a case based on a real-world challenge faced by a national non-profit. Compete against teams from other MBA programs for the opportunity to pitch your idea to our non-profit partners and Accenture senior leadership in Washington, DC, as well as to potentially secure a summer internship offer.

•    September 23: Registration Deadline
Interested students are required to submit contact information and resumes as a team by this date. Apply online at 

Please note that this competition is open to the Class of 2015 only. Because competition winners will receive an internship offer, eligible students must have United States work authorization that does not now or in the future require Visa sponsorship to accept employment with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
•   Early October: Information Session on Campus
Join us in Sage Hall to learn more about the Innovation Challenge and ask questions. 
•    October 16: Initial Materials Distributed
Initial information will be released to 1st year student teams the day of the Challenge.  
•    First Round Presentations
Teams will be assigned an Accenture coach who will help guide them through the case—just as our managers do on our real client projects. A panel of judges made up of Accenture and Johnson faculty will judge this first round on campus. Up to two teams will be selected to move onto the semi-final round. 
•    November 4 - 12:  Semi-final Round
Teams selected on October 16 will have a few weeks to update their presentations with feedback from round 1 and further develop the business case and implementation roadmap.     
•    November 21 - 22: Final Round
Three teams from across the country will be selected to travel to DC for final round presentations. They will have the opportunity to present their idea to Accenture and non-profit leadership. 

National MBA Conferences that Accenture sponsors and will attend
•   September 10-14, 2013: National Black Conference, Houston, TX
•   October 10-12, 2013: NSHMBA Conference, San Antonio, TX
•   October 17-19, 2013: Reaching Out MBA Conference (ROMBA), New Orleans, LA
•   October 24-26, 2013: Net Impact 2013,Silicon Valley

Key Dates for Interviews
•   September 25, 2012: Resume Drop for Full-time Interviews
•   October 17-18, 2013: Full-time Interviews for Second Year MBAs
•   December 15, 2013: Resume Drop for First Year Summer Internships
•   January 30-31, 2014: Summer Internship Interviews for First Year MBAs


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Please check with your campus career center and the Accenture team at Johnson/Cornell for details about career opportunities for MBA and Advanced Degree students and upcoming graduates.

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Please note that applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). As a global company, we have employment opportunities across the world and encourage any international students to explore all global career opportunities.

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