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Throughout the year we create opportunities and hold events that give you a clear picture of who we are, what we do, and what McKinsey would look like for you.

During the active recruiting periods throughout the year, McKinsey consultants and recruiters visit various universities in both Australia and New Zealand. These visits are a great opportunity for potential candidates to learn about McKinsey and understand the roles for consultants, as well as meet McKinsey representatives.

Whilst we are not able to visit every university in the region, candidates from any university are encouraged to apply. Applications are generally accepted all year round. However, when we are actively marketing certain opportunities and/or events we may set deadlines, which will be listed here.

Business Analyst Recruitment 2019 (February – April)

We are looking for bright, creative women and men of exceptional intellectual ability and character to join our consulting team as Business Analysts for 2020. We offer one of the most attractive opportunities in Australia for new graduates—we give you incomparable work experience, cutting-edge training and exposure to many industries around the world.

We are seeking final year undergraduate students, preferably those pursuing Honours, Masters and/or Combined Degrees within the disciplines of Commerce, Business, Economics, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Arts.

If you would like to learn more about McKinsey & Company, please come and meet us at one of the sessions below to hear what it is like to work at a global management consulting firm.

University of Western Australia
Monday, 18 February, at 2:00 p.m. AWST

University of Sydney
Wednesday, 20 February, at 5:30 p.m. AEDT

University of New South Wales
Monday, 25 February, at 11:00 p.m. AEDT

University of Auckland
Tuesday, 26 February, at 5:00 p.m. NZDT

Australian National University
Tuesday, 26 February, at 12:00 p.m. AEDT

University of Melbourne
Wednesday, 27 February, at 12:00 p.m. AEDT

University of Queensland
Thursday, 28 February, at 1:00 p.m. AEST

University of Adelaide
Friday, 1 March, at 12:00 p.m. ACDT

Recruitment process:

  • Submit your online application at by the deadline set for your university and include a cover letter, your CV (containing your ATAR, OP, SACE, or VCE score), and your academic transcripts
  • Application deadlines per university:

    - Western Australia and New Zealand universities: 3 March, 12:00 a.m. ADST
    - All other Australian universities: 10 March 12:00 a.m. ADST

  • Address your cover letter to Raisa Mallare | McKinsey & Company | Level 35, 88 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Pencil the following dates in your calendar for interviews:
  • - First-round interviews (digital assessment and two 50-minute interviews):
    • Auckland and Perth: 15 March
    • Melbourne and Sydney: 28 March and 29 March

           Final-round interviews (three 50-minute interviews): 5 April (in Sydney for all candidates)

Additional Information: 

  • See what awaits you as a member of McKinsey
  • Learn more about what we look for, read tips on writing your application, and study our interview-preparation material
  • Get to know McKinsey in Australia a little better

McKinsey Digital Australia—Young Professionals Network

Are you an experienced professional at the intersection of technology and business? Did you ever wonder what the life of a management consultant at McKinsey Digital would be like? Are you curious to learn how we help our clients embark on digital transformation journeys that radically shift the way they do business?

Come and join a strong network of like-minded professionals at the intersection of business and technology—meet inspiring people, build new professional connections, and bounce ideas around with each other and with us.

What is the McKinsey Digital Young Professionals Network all about?

This program is open to anyone with 3 to 5 years of working experience in digital and technology and is suited to those with a keen interest in management consulting. The program provides a number of opportunities:

  • Become part of a strong network of like-minded technology professionals as you engage with our Young Professionals community on a regular basis.
  • Learn about hot technology topics through a series of events and activities exclusively for the Young Professionals community over the course of the year.
  • Meet our McKinsey Digital consultants and learn how we help our clients deliver lasting digital impact.
  • Experience firsthand McKinsey & Company’s commitment to developing the next generation of outstanding leaders.
  • Buddy up with a consultant from our team to stay connected to the network throughout the year.

When and where?

We host events throughout the year at our Sydney office (Level 35, 88 Philip Street)

What do I need to do?

Submit your application here:

  • CV with Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent
  • A motivational letter of 200 words describing why you would like to be a part of the McKinsey Digital Young Professionals Network, and why this is important to you.

We look forward to learning more about you and hope to be a part of your career journey.

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