Curiosity is rewarded. ZSers are exposed to a variety of interesting challenges that satisfy their appetite for knowledge and build expertise that will propel them forward.

We are a community of innovators. ZSers are energized by opportunities to bring their unique point of view and creative solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges.

Collaboration is at the forefront of our innovation. Tight-knit, cross-functional teams power every solution. And the relationships forged on these teams can power a career.

We don’t wait to adapt to change. We actively seek it out. Motivated by blazing the trail, we encourage ZSers to take strategic risks, break new ground and leave their mark.

Case interviews provide a sneak peek into life at ZS. We’ll present you with a business problem to solve and assess your ability to approach the problem, create a plan, incorporate feedback and uncover new ways of thinking.

Case preparation and interviews can feel daunting and intimidating at first. If you can think of this as an opportunity to share your knowledge of basic analytics, structured problem-solving and communication skills, you’re already on the right track.

  • Establish an understanding of the case
  • Set up the framework for the case
  • Evaluate the case using the framework
  • Summarize and make recommendations

We typically evaluate candidate responses based on the following skills:


Basic analytics Structured problem-solving Communication skills
  • Demonstrate general quantitative skills
  • Show attention to detail and accuracy
  • Use data to draw logical business conclusions
  • Read and interpret visual representations of data
  • Quickly learn and apply a new framework correctly
  • Identify the most important issues
  • Develop hypotheses and ways to test them (with or without data)
  • Create recommendations based on supporting evidence
  • Listen actively
  • Make eye contact
  • Speak clearly and confidently
  • Probe for more information when necessary
  • Tie together thoughts logically and express them concisely

Be confident in your unique experience and background. If you find the conversation stimulating, you’ll likely thrive at ZS.