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Welcome to the Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics 180 Degrees Consulting branch.

The Lisbon branch of 180 Degrees Consulting was created at the beginning of 2016 with the aim to bring top university talent to non-profit organizations, transforming good organizations into great ones via high-quality and uniquely affordable consulting services. Through the recruitment of students from different backgrounds, nationalities, and study paths we create teams that are tailored for our projects.

After our first season, we were rewarded with the Best New Branch Award for Europe/Middle-East/Africa in 2016, recognizing the effort the executive team and the consultants put in the first round of projects successfully completed.

Since 2016, we have successfully completed 31 projects for 27 different organizations. For the future it is our hope to keep achieving new goals as we grow, as well as broaden our horizon, always delivering high-quality services to our partner organizations.

Become part of 180 Degrees Consulting Lisbon

Are you looking for an opportunity to explore your talents through valuable work experience? Do you want to have hands-on experience in the field of consulting while creating social impact and be part of the largest consultancy organization for non-profits and social enterprises? Then becoming part of 180 Degrees might just be the right thing for you.

We recruit at the beginning of each semester, and all our projects have the duration of one semester (so feel free to apply even if you’re just doing your Erasmus in Lisbon). Unfortunately, we only recruit students from Católica Lisbon, although we appreciate the interest from students studying at other universities.

Each semester we recruit for both the position of Consultant and Project Manager. Each Project Manager is responsible for a team of consultants and a project with an NGO, they ensure a smooth communication between the team, client and the executive team. The Consultants are the heart of our club’s work. They develop the projects during the semester and ensure client’s maximum satisfaction and a largest impact on society.

Our selection process then consists of three steps. In the first phase, we ask you to send us your CV to [email protected] and to fill our application form. Through this online form, you can tell us about your motivations, skills, and achievements that you can bring to our organization. The form is usually available on our social media pages. In the second phase, you will be invited to meet the leadership team and do a test that assesses your teamwork capabilities through group dynamics.The third phase consists of a individual interview where your motivations, skills, and fit will be evaluated by the leadership team.

Contact us

For more information, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].

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You can also find our email addresses in the ‘Branch Leadership Team’ section at the bottom of this page.


Palma de Cima, 1649-023 , Lisboa, Portugal

Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics


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Sample of Consulting Projects

  • PE Probe

    Area: Strategy
    Year: 2016

    PE Probe is a non-profit organisation that provides information on the Portuguese economy, online and for free, in order to counter the misinformation spread. The team of consultants
    worked on a project that had as its main goal to conduct a root-cause analysis on the lack of visitors to the newly launched Chinese version of the website and suggest solutions to overcome the main issue.
    The root-cause analysis was conducted in cooperation with the Taiwan branch of 180 Degrees Consulting.

    "We would like to congratulate you for the high quality of your delivery and the professionalism of the process carried out by the team in all the stages. It has been a pleasure to work with all of you."
  • Make A Wish

    Area: Marketing
    Year: 2016

    Make-A- Wish Portugal is a affiliate of the internationally active Make-A-Wish Foundation that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. The team of consultants
    worked on a project that had as its main goal to give recommendations for the marketing and fundraising activities in
    order to increase the level of individual donations and strengthen the bond with donors.

    At the end of the project, a set of relevant and actionable recommendations was delivered to the client.
  • Sapana

    Area: Marketing
    Year: 2016

    The consulting team worked on a project that consisted of the reintroduction in the market of a product developed by one of SAPANA’s most successful projects: Breaking Bars. The team assessed the market and benchmarked potential competitor’s products to understand how to place the client’s product and designed a whole new marketing strategy.

    At the end of the project, a set of recommendations was made to successfully reintroduce and position the product in the market with a fresh, updated look.
  • PPL

    Area: Marketing
    Year: 2017

    PPL is the reward-based crowdfunding platform of reference in Portugal. The organization’s objective is to allow a huge potential of ideas to become reality, by helping project owners in their hard fund raising process. PPL connects people (either social organizations or private persons) with supporters, and therefore helps campaign owners to find donators for the realization of their project.

    The consultants developed a marketing strategy for PPL Crowdfunding to tackle the
    stagnation of projects demanded by social enterprises.
  • Just a Change

    Area: Strategy
    Year: 2017

    Just a Change helps socially disadvantaged people by renovating their homes, in order to create a solid basis to improve their lifes sustainably and additionally supports them in other challenges e.g. finding a job, in the time after the renovation has taken place. Just a Change builds its great social impact on the tremendous passion of its local and international volunteers.

    The consultants’ project objective was to create a strategy, to increase funds through attracting additional fee paying international volunteers.
  • Sonha, Faz e Acontece

    Area: Strategy
    Year: 2018

    “Sonha, Faz e Acontece” is a Portuguese NGO aiming to contribute to education and sustainable development, mainly in Portuguese speaking African countries. They currently work on two projects throughout the year, one in Príncipe and one in Portugal. In Príncipe, their summer program consists of education in several areas as well as promotion of social entrepreneurship and sustainable development. In Portugal, SFA helps guides youth from Portuguese speaking African countries who come to Portugal to study. In the future, they plan on starting a project in Cabo Verde as well.

    Working closely with SFA, 180 Degrees Consulting delivered a full, formal partnership process to help SFA identify potential partners as well as start and maintain fruitful partnerships.
  • Vitamimos

    Area: Business Development
    Year: 2018

    Vitamins Mission is to promote a healthy lifestyle and nutrition in order to prevent obesity among children.

    Due to Vitamimos strong growth and acceptance in Portugal, the organisation aim was to understand the opportunity to expand to other countries in Europe. Therefore, 180 Degrees Consulting provided Vitamimos with an assessment of the market in specific European countries and developed a suitable market entry strategy.


Deloitte Portugal

Mastercard Portugal

BNP Paribas