Imperial College London

Undergraduate Program

We are excited you are considering consulting as your future career.

Business analysts play an active role in many aspects of client engagements, including fact gathering, analysis, client communications, making recommendations, and implementation. You will collaborate with senior consultants, client managers, and executives on every part of the consulting process, from brainstorming ideas to working side-by-side with clients to implement team recommendations.

You can join McKinsey with or without an alignment to a specific type of work. Generalists are not aligned to any specific function or industry and typically work on a variety of projects. Practice consultants join a functional group (e.g. Digital McKinsey) and dedicate most of their work to this focus.

In a tech role at McKinsey, including Software Engineers, Data Engineers and Data Scientists, you’ll be part of an agile, close-knit team dedicated to helping you and your team perform at your best. Working with McKinsey’s clients -- some of the world’s most innovative and influential organizations -- you’ll develop our analytics, data, and management products, collaborating with consultants to apply them in our client work.

Recruiting team

As leader of McKinsey’s undergraduate recruitment from UK universities, I love meeting talented students and helping them to explore their career choices.

Jack Bertram

Campus Calendar

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Sep 01 2022
Nov 10 2022

Global Energy & Materials Practice Office Hours (Campus Applicants)

September 01 – November 10

These informal sessions are designed to help interested applicants, coming directly from campus, learn more about the Global Energy & Materials (GEM) practice. If you are an undergraduate or graduate student, interested in Chemicals, Agriculture, Basic Materials, Oil & Gas, or Electric Power & Natural Gas, come learn more! GEM work makes up over 18% of our Firm’s work, and we are excited to answer your questions about GEM.

Please note this is a small group event and there will be other participants in the Zoom. We recommend joining without camera and/or removing your name from your profile if you would like to remain confidential.

Please limit your sign-ups to one session, so we can accommodate as many candidates as possible in this small-group setting. Thank you!

Upcoming GEM Office Hours

Thursday, September 1 – 2:30 p.m. CT – Sign up here
Thursday, September 15 – 2:30 p.m. CT – Sign up here
Thursday, September 29 – 2:30 p.m. CT – Sign up here
Thursday, October 13 – 2:30 p.m. CT – Sign up here
Thursday, October 27 – 2:30 p.m. CT – Sign up here
Thursday, November 10 – 2:30 p.m. CT – Sign up here

Oct 06 2022

McKinsey Diversity Evening

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT

In-person networking session open to Black students and working professionals to find out more about a career in consulting. This event is an opportunity to meet colleagues from our McKinsey Black Network (MBN) in our London office.

If you are interested in attending this event, please submit your CV by the 29th September

Oct 10 2022

Meet McKinsey Digital Case Workshop

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST

Virtual workshop open to final year (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and penultimate year undergraduates of any degree discipline who are interested in Digital McKinsey. Find out more and register here by 3 October!

Oct 10 2022

Meet the Recruiter - Campus Q&A

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST

Virtual Q&A session open to recent graduates, final year (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and penultimate year undergraduates. Find out more and register here!

Oct 12 2022

Meet McKinsey Private Equity Presentation

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm BST

Virtual presentation open to final year (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and penultimate year undergraduates of any degree discipline who are interested in our Private Equity practice. Find out more and register here by 11 October!

Oct 16 2022

Applications close for 2023 recruiting season

For students studying at a UK university interested in any offices globally, applications shut 16 October

  • Business Analyst – open to final year masters and undergraduate students or recent graduates with less than two years of work experience.
  • Junior Associate – open to final year PhD and Medical students.
  • Business Analyst: Digital – open to final year masters and undergraduate students or recent graduates with less than two years of work experience. If you are interested in applying to our Digital practice as a Business Analyst, please select this in your application form under your office preference choice: McKinsey Digital/London (United Kingdom).
  • Business Analyst: Private Equity – open to final year masters and undergraduate students or recent graduates with less than two years of work experience. If you are interested in applying to our Private Equity practice as a Business Analyst, please select this in your application form under your office preference choice: Private Equity/London (United Kingdom)

If you’re interested in other roles with McKinsey, please check out the opportunities available here.

Jan 19 2023

Applications close for 2023 recruiting season

  • Business Analyst Intern – open to undergraduate students in their penultimate year of study.
  • Business Analyst Intern: Digital – open to undergraduate students in their penultimate year of study. If you are interested in applying to our Digital practice as a Business Analyst Intern, please select this in your application form under your office preference choice: McKinsey Digital/London (United Kingdom).
  • Business Analyst Intern: Dublin – open to undergraduate students in their penultimate year of study.

If you’re interested in other roles with McKinsey, please check out the opportunities available here.

To see all our UK events click here. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Opportunities for Undergraduate Degree Candidates

Our roles include generalist consulting; practice consulting, focused on a specific function or industry (such as digital, marketing and sales, and operations); and tech roles, including software engineers, data scientists, among other positions.

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