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May 12 2021

McKinsey Sector Spotlight - Oil & Gas

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
McKinsey brings an unparalleled depth of experience from decades of work in the world’s major energy hubs. We have led projects in a variety of topics, including portfolio strategy, regulatory and policy-making, commercial excellence, contracting and trading, capital productivity, organization, and digital and advanced analytics.
May 13 2021

McKinsey Greater China – STEM insider views

9:00 PM – 10:30 PM
These are interactive events to get an insider’s view on consulting from those who come from STEM or healthcare backgrounds. You will hear the most recent and exciting projects in our region and first-hand tips to help you prepare for interviews. If you’re pursing an advanced professional degree (PhD, JD, MD, post-doctorate or non-MBA Master’s) and expect to graduate in 2022 or 2023, join to learn more about us! Sign up by simply scanning the QR code or visit the registration links.
May 19 2021

Parenthood at McKinsey – Ask Me Anything!

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. ET; 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.; 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. PT

Whether you're already a parent or thinking about becoming one, McKinsey has the people and resources to give you the support you need. We are consistently rated by Working Mother magazine as one of their 100 best companies for working mothers, and for the past two years, we've been honored to be included on their new list of the best companies for dads. Among our offerings are a formal ramp off/ramp on program for those taking extended leave, top-notch benefits, and coaching and support networks.

What to expect:
We are very proud of our firm's commitment to supporting parents—including family planning resources, flexibility programs, and top-notch health and leave benefits. If you're interested in learning more, please join us on Wednesday, May 19 for an "Ask Me Anything: Parenthood at McKinsey" virtual session. Consultants will discuss how they leverage the above, and make parenting work in their own homes.

May 20 2021

McKinsey Greater China – Healthcare insider views

9:00 PM – 10:30 PM
These are interactive events to get an insider’s view on consulting from those who come from STEM or healthcare backgrounds. You will hear the most recent and exciting projects in our region and first-hand tips to help you prepare for interviews. If you’re pursing an advanced professional degree (PhD, JD, MD, post-doctorate or non-MBA Master’s) and expected to graduate in 2022 or 2023, join to learn more about us! Sign up by simply scanning the QR code or visit the registration links.
May 24 2021

Careers at McKinsey x Japan - Webinar for advanced professional degrees

8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
This webinar is geared toward Japanese students who are interested in exploring opportunities back in their home country and those with business-level Japanese fluency. Join us to hear from our consultants with PhDs and APD backgrounds on their personal experience, the work that they do, and what it's like being a part of this diverse and dynamic region.
May 25 2021

McKinsey Sector Spotlight – Healthcare

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
The Healthcare Systems & Services Practice serves private and statutory health insurers, hospitals, large physician groups, employers, national health systems, government entities, and large employers on topics that will provide opportunities for our clients to achieve substantial, lasting improvement in their performance.
Jun 08 2021

McKinsey Sector Spotlight – Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM
The Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products Practice serves leading global institutions on the most critical challenges they are facing in the pharmaceuticals, medical products, and biologics industries, whether it be by maximizing commercial value, helping to build R&D capabilities, driving opportunities across the value chain for generics, or helping clients to transform their medical affairs function.
Jun 24 2021

McKinsey Sector Spotlight - Public & Social Sector

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM
Public and Social sector organizations are key to societal and economic progress and well-being. We work with social sector and government organizations to deliver Change that Matters to citizens, driving transformations that have a significant, positive impact on society. Our focus has been on education, economic development, public health, philanthropy, and cities and infrastructure.
Jul 07 2021

McKinsey Sector Spotlight - Digital & Technology

7:00 PM – 7:45 PM
McKinsey drives transformation and builds businesses by bringing together the capabilities needed to help organizations grow and thrive in the digital age. We help our clients harness the power of data and artificial intelligence, modernize core technology and capitalize on new technology, optimize and automate operations, fuel digital growth, and build digital talent and culture.

Advanced Professional Degree Candidates

We encourage you to explore this site for more information about McKinsey and the recruiting process. We hope to meet you on campus to continue the discussion about why we think McKinsey would be the right place for you.

If you are pursuing a master's degree and you earned an undergraduate degree fewer than four years ago, you will be considered for a business analyst position. If you hold a bachelor's degree and have at least four years of work experience or completed or expect to complete your master's program four years from the time you received your bachelor's degree, you will join as an associate. The associate application deadline is June 15.

Advanced Professional Degree candidates are currently finishing programs in 2022. APD candidates are PhDs, Postdocs, JDs and non-MBA Master's students finishing programs in 2022 (with at least 4 years in between the completion of your undergrad degree and graduate degree) and medical students, interns, residents or fellows finishing programs in 2022 or 2023.

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Opportunities for Advanced Professional Degree Candidates

Many advanced professional degree candidates join us as an associate or junior associate consultants (positions vary based on office and experience). APD candidates may also consider applying for an associate or business analyst internship position depending on degree or work experience, usually for the summer prior to their penultimate year of their program; timing of internships can vary based on your academic schedule.

Our roles include generalist consulting; practice consulting, focused on a specific function or industry (e.g., digital, implementation, operations); and technical roles within McKinsey’s product and solution development team (e.g., data science, data engineering, software engineering, and digital strategy & delivery).

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