PhD and Postdoc School recruiting

Useful APD information

We encourage you to explore this site for more information about our firm and the recruiting process. We hope to meet you on campus to continue the discussion about why we think McKinsey could be the right career choice for you.

If you are pursuing a masters degree and you earned an undergraduate degree fewer than four years ago, you will be considered for a business analyst position. If you hold a bachelor’s degree and have at least four years of work experience or completed or expect to complete your master's program four years from the time you received your bachelor's degree, you will join as an associate.

APD Recruiter by Region

Recruiting contact by region

Northeast  Katherine Ehringhaus    Midwest Kate McClain


Mid-Atlantic  Laura Menkes    Southeast Lauren Vick


NY, NJ, CT   Jamie Connors             West Coast  Jenn Caamano


*For PhD & Post Doctorate recruiting from outside of the US please contact the local recruiter and view your university web page for more details.

Destination EMEA

The Destination EMEA events are designed specifically for Advanced Professional Degree students based in the US who have a particular interest in working in Europe, the Middle East, or Africa. This is an excellent opportunity to meet consultants from a wide range of international offices and to learn more about our work, our people, and career opportunities in EMEA.

Please visit to learn more about our upcoming events.

Campus calendar

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The application deadline for our 2015 Summer Programs has passed

Applications for summer programs must be submitted by the April 14, 2015 deadline.  Programs include:

Insight Asia Pacific, Insight Engineering & Science and Insight Healthcare
The 3-day programs provide an insider's look into management consulting for a variety of degrees and disciplines.  The comprehensive seminars will cover a range of topics important to those who are exploring alternative career possibilities:
    - overview of management consulting
    - introduction to our consultants and the work we do
    - two-day consulting case study
    - recreational and social activities
To read more on qualifications and important details, please visit: Insight Asia PacificInsight Engineering & Science and Insight Healthcare

MD Contact
A one-day seminar designed to familiarize medical students, interns, residents and fellows with management consulting.  Qualified applicants should be medical students finishing their program in 2016 or 2017, or interns, residents or fellows at any point in their training.  Please visit the MD Contact page to learn more.


Full-time Application Deadline

[ Class of 2016 & 2017 ]

JDs, PhDs, Postdocs and non-MBA Masters students finishing their programs in 2016, or medical students, interns, residents or fellows finishing their program in 2016 or 2017, who are interested in our 2016 full-time opportunities.

Online events

McKinsey hosts web-based presentations for graduate students to learn about our company and available opportunities in management consulting.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Why do people with PhDs come to McKinsey?
  • What opportunities for professional growth and development does McKinsey offer?

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