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My Expedition experience: Matthias

Matthias expected a lot from McKinsey, but not what he learned at Expedition 2018.

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I was always interested in McKinsey. It felt like a place where I could learn to solve big problems. However, I was afraid I had to transform myself into a generic business professional to be eligible. Nothing proved less true when I discovered the diversity of McKinsey through Expedition 2018.

I got to know many specialists who bring their strengths to the firm: data scientists, PhDs, implementation coaches, designers. Regardless of your expertise and interests, you can find a group of like-minded people at McKinsey. I found my family among the consultants working in operations during Expedition 2018. I decided to leave my job & apply for McKinsey.

One year later, I feel at home in our Operations practice. I’ve worked on engineering problems with an ex-Formula 1 engineer and learned how to build peoples’ capabilities from the former manager of a 1000-employee plant. That's the power of Ops at McKinsey.

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