Shikha Dayma

Student Intern, Applied Analytics

Shikha Dayma

Shikha Dayma is an international graduate student from India, pursuing a masters degree in Applied Analytics at Columbia School of Professional Studies.

She has 3 years of work experience in the Marketing field, while  she worked both on the agency and client side, as the digital marketing executive. Here, she worked with the creative and strategy teams to create ideatic marketing solutions for a diverse category of clients.

After this experience, she completed  a masters degree in Marketing Analytics from Baruch College, CUNY while simultaneously working for the central office of the City University of New York, to secure internships for students in government and public service offices. During her time at Baruch, she did a research project on analyzing the Golden State Warriors’ games to forecast their win ratio and sales, which motivated her decision to pursue her interest further in data analytics.

Her hobbies include cooking, traveling to new places having stories about them and reading.  She also enjoys jogging, yoga, swimming and badminton.

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Mastering the Case Interview: Tips from an Ex-BCG Consultant

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Your Money or Your Lifestyle: What Do Millennial Consultants Care About?

According to a recent survey by Fidelity Investments, almost 60% of millennials value work-life balance more highly than compensation in their careers. In a video piece discussing the survey’s results, MarketWatch Reporter Catey Hill notes that, when it comes to …

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What I Wish I Had Learned Before Starting as a Consultant

A deer in the headlights—that’s how I felt during the first few weeks in my consulting career. While I’ve heard people telling me romanticized jet setting stories, and earning miles or hotel rewards; surprisingly, not many told me about what …

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Transition Tales: How an Engineer Became a Consultant

Long seen as the domain of people with finance and general business backgrounds, consulting is a profession that is increasingly reliant on those with specialized skills. People who went to school or started careers in fields such as tech, supply …

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The Definitive Guide to Starting a Career as a Freelance Consultant

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Holistic Development: 4 Areas That Boost Consultants’ Professional Growth

Sophisticated clients, high-level responsibility, and dynamic teams: these items top the wish lists of most candidates seeking consulting positions. And for very good reason—working alongside high-caliber colleagues on the most cutting-edge work provides invaluable experiences.

But there is one often-forgotten …

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In Interviews, Heart and Brains Beats Experience

One of JetBlue Chairman Joel Peterson’s guiding principles when it comes to hiring has been looking for heart and brains, at the expense of work experience. Peterson, who is also a former CEO of real estate giant Trammell Crow and who …

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A Day in the Life: Commercial Real Estate Sales Agent

7:30 AM: Things start early. Get into the office, check voice mail and go through contact database to line up cold calls for the day. Scan the Wall Street Journal or the local paper’s business section to see if clients, …

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Consulting Careers: How to Change Paths Without Changing Jobs

Daniel Rimm is a consultant in Deloitte’s technology consulting practice. Based in Boston, he serves clients nationwide. A graduate of Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, he interned at Deloitte in 2012, and joined Deloitte full-time in 2013. He recently …

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A Day in the Life: Project Manager at an International Consulting Firm

6:00 AM: My alarm goes off, it’s Monday morning. I take a few seconds to remember that I’m in Lyon, France, where I’ve just spent a terrific weekend with my girlfriend. I have to catch an 8:30 flight to Düsseldorf, …

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