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Xelay Acumen Undergraduate Degree Program

Xelay Acumen offers tremendous opportunities for undergraduate candidates. Xelay provides direct exposure to industry-leading technologies, consulting skill sets, and a challenging and fast-paced work environment that fosters rapid growth and development. As a consultant, you will understand how to manage and progress multiple projects, optimize time spent on projects for maximum output and learn how to most effectively work in teams. Being a consultant at Xelay provides you with strategy and management consulting skills, as well as professional development and interpersonal skills, all of which are needed to thrive in the most challenging careers.

At Xelay, team members work closely with senior medical and business professionals and world-renowned physicians (key opinion leaders) in many scientific and professional environments such as:

  • Advisory boards
  • Medical conferences (including travel the world)
  • Publications (including get published)
  • Product launch strategy
  • Biostatistics
  • Medical analytics
  • Clinical development
  • Medical education

With the experience gained from Xelay, team members are able to create real, noticeable, and significant impact and value for publicly traded companies and gain exposure to senior executives in management consulting through a structured approach and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Team members are able to take these skills and use them in any career with improved efficiency and effectiveness with great problem solving and strategy development

The Xelay Acumen Undergraduate Program specifically provides strong undergraduate candidates with the opportunity to join a premier and rapidly growing strategy and management consulting firm and bolstering their competitiveness for future C-Level positions as well as provides exposure to a unique and rewarding career path. This career-accelerating Program significantly broadens the potential team member’s career options including senior management roles in:

  • Strategy and management consulting
  • Pharmaceutical and biotech industry
  • Scientific communications services
  • Venture capital and private equity
  • Investment equity research
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Start up organizations

while developing deep expertise in 1) business, 2) professional and 3) medical science skill sets not addressed in academic programs such as:

1. Business

  • High performing team management
  • KOL engagement
  • Advisory board optimization
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Strategic medical affairs
  • Sales, marketing, and market research
  • New product launch strategy
  • Value creating investor relations

2. Professional

  • Concise, implication-driven verbal and written communications
  • Professional leadership training
  • Structured problem-solving approach
  • Influencing techniques
  • Negotiations
  • Advocacy cultivation

3. Medical Science

  • Research and development acceleration
  • Clinical trial design
  • Advanced data analytics
  • Compelling scientific communications
  • Impactful publications

“During the final year of my undergraduate, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in management consulting as my first venture into the business world. In exploring various opportunities, I found that there was a common theme in the companies that intrigued me the most – challenging, high-impact team-oriented work. Of all the industries I considered, healthcare stood out because it humbled me that I could make a potential difference in the lives of people who had the greatest need, and so Xelay’s commitment to making a significant step-change in people’s lives really spoke to me. It was apparent that this was an environment where I would stretch and grow beyond my own expectations, and work as not an individual, but as a team. In my experience at Xelay, I have been able to engage key leaders in the scientific community, develop and present impactful value-driven presentation to C-level executives, and lead a team of motivated individuals to work together to exceed expectations. I truly value the unlimited growth opportunities and new experiences that I get from being here at Xelay.” Alice Wang, Senior Associate, Consulting