Insight Asia–Pacific

Insight Asia–Pacific

A three-day insider’s look into management consulting at McKinsey in Asia for medical students, interns, residents and fellows, and PhDs and postdocs interested in starting their career in Asia

Sunday, June 18–
Wednesday, June 21

  • Overview of management consulting
  • Introduction to our consultants and the work they do
  • Two-day consulting case study
  • Recreational and social activities
McKinsey ADP Insight 2017 - Maomeng Tong

“I’d say it's a must for anyone with an advanced degree interested in management consulting. I walked away with the confidence to apply to McKinsey the following recruiting season.”

Maomeng Tong
Engagement Manager, Beijing
PhD, molecular pharmacology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles
McKinsey ADP Insight 2017 - Alvin Niu

“The people I met were incredible. Some became my colleagues, and some became my lifelong friends.&rdquo

Alvin Niu
Junior Associate, Beijing
PhD, organizational psychology, George Mason University



  • Dedicated to starting a career in Asia–Pacific (Australia, Greater China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, or any of our Digital McKinsey and Operations offices in Asia Pacific)
  • Fluent in English and one of the following languages (based on office interest): Bahasa, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, Malay, Mandarin (Cantonese preferable for Hong Kong), Tagalog/Filipino, Thai, or Vietnamese (or English alone for those interested in Australia)
  • Completing an MD, medical internship, residency, or fellowship in 2018 or 2019, or completing a PhD or postdoc in 2018
  • Currently residing in the United States or Canada
  • Available to attend the entire event, from Sunday through Wednesday

Application process and timeline

  • Application deadline: April 9, 2017
  • A select group of finalists will be invited to participate in a brief phone interview
  • Participants will be notified of our decisions in early May
  • No business experience is required
  • All program-related expenses will be paid by McKinsey & Company

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