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Starting your professional journey at McKinsey means entering a place where your voice is heard, and where you can create positive, enduring change in the world. You will have access to meaningful coaching, mentorship, and growth opportunities and develop valuable skills, such as problem-solving, structured thinking, and effective communication.

As part of our global network, you will forge lasting friendships with colleagues in a diverse and inclusive environment, where your capabilities and passions align.


of McKinsey Global Services (MGS) new joiners are recent grads


unique skills-based learning programs offered


of campus and recent-graduate hires in 2022 were women

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We regularly host events and participate in local career fairs. These are great opportunities to meet us, learn more about working at McKinsey, hear tips on our assessment process, and ask questions.

Watch this space for the list of upcoming events. We look forward to meeting you soon.

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During this event, you will have the opportunity to explore the many roles for which we are hiring. You'll learn what it's like to work in business functions such as Finance, Global Administration, Global Helpdesk, People Operations, and Visual Graphics & Media. Colleagues will share their journeys at the firm and what keeps them here, and recruiters will offer insight into the recruiting and interview processes. We’ll also answer any questions you have about working here.

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We attend various local, regional, and global career fairs at which you can meet us. They are both virtual and in-person and usually take place in the fall and spring.

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“The biggest factors for me in choosing to work here were the opportunities for growth, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the people I connected with during the interview process.”

—Yolanda, Phoenix

“I started at McKinsey as a part-time student. Within a few months, I gained more useful skills than within my five years studying for my PhD.”

—Gayane, Prague

“I wasn’t sure of the exact path I wanted to pursue after I graduated from university. I chose McKinsey knowing I would learn about a variety of roles and have development opportunities before selecting my area of specialization.”

—MichaĹ‚, Poznan

“I chose McKinsey for the growth opportunities. I knew I could explore and give more of myself here than in any other place. I love troubleshooting colleagues' technical questions and helping them have impact.”

—Nailea, San José

“McKinsey has been the ideal place to balance studying for my master’s degree and getting hands-on experience as an executive assistant. The new personal and professional skills I gain at work help develop and solidify the knowledge acquired during my studies.”

—Rui, Lisbon

“Fresh out of college, I was given the opportunity to work with a global team and be entrusted with great responsibilities. This paved my path for future roles and is one of many reasons I look forward to starting my day at work, even after 12 years.”

—Ajay, Chennai


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