Diversity Connect 2021

Diversity Connect supports the professional interests and growth of talented Black, African-American, Hispanic, Latino, and/or Native American students who are pursuing a PhD, postdoc, MD and/or JD degree.

At McKinsey & Company, we believe that a diverse, inclusive culture enriches our creativity, innovation, and problem-solving abilities. We are excited to meet diverse Advanced Professional Degree candidates who strive for meaningful change at our Diversity Connect event.
Diversity Connect has been created to meet and support the professional interests and growth of talented Black, African-American, Hispanic, Latino, and/or Native American students who are pursuing a PhD, postdoc, MD and/or JD degree. The 2 day virtual program includes an overview of management consulting and McKinsey today, small interactive case workshops, activities to sharpen interview skills, engaging virtual social, activities as well as exciting panels and speakers. We hope you’ll join us for this opportunity to learn about consulting and McKinsey and connect with your APD peers alongside a group of inspiring McKinsey professionals.

Who is eligible?

Successful applicants will have strong academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and proven leadership ability. We are looking for students who are accomplished and well-rounded with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

  • Candidates will identify as Black, African-American, Hispanic, Latino, and/or Native American race or ethnicity
  • You must be studying in a US-based program and residing in the US at the time of the program
  • Receive their PhD, postdoc, MD or JD degree in 2022
  • Graduate programs include: medical students, interns, residents and fellows who plan to complete their program in 2022; PhDs and postdocs, who plan to complete their program in 2022 and only those Master's students who previously obtained an MD and who plan to complete their Master's degree in 2022
  • Eligible candidates may apply to both Diversity Connect & Insight. If selected, you may only attend one program. You will be asked to specify which program you are most interested in attending in this application.

Program details:

  • Date: Friday, May 21 – Saturday, May 22, 2021
  • Location: Virtual

Application details

  • Current resume (in PDF format)  
  • All applicants will be notified in April 2021
  • No business experience is required

We are no longer accepting applications for Diversity Connect

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