Insight STEM + Healthcare

Insight STEM + Healthcare

Insider’s look into management consulting at McKinsey for PhDs, Postdocs, MDs, and Post-MDs in STEM and healthcare-related disciplines

Friday, June 8–
Sunday, June 10
Friday, June 15–
Sunday, June 17

  • Two program date options to match with your availability
  • Overview of management consulting
  • Connect with our consultants and APD peers who share your background
  • 1.5-day consulting case study
  • Recreational and social activities
Donatela Bellone

“The people that attend come from unique backgrounds, but all share a sense of curiosity and interest in consulting. It was a great preview into the life of a consultant, and I couldn't have had more fun!”

Donatella Bellone
Associate, Silicon Valley
PhD, chemistry, University of California at Berkeley
Jon Kowalski

“I really got a sense for what being a consultant would be like—from the type of work to the pace and the incredible people I would be working with.”

Jon Kowalski
Engagement Manager, Pittsburgh
PhD, engineering and public policy, Carnegie Mellon University



  • Completing a PhD or postdoc in 2019 in a STEM or Healthcare-related field
  • Completing an MD, medical residency, internship or fellowship in 2019 or 2020
  • Currently residing in the US or Canada
  • Available to attend the entire event, from Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon

Application process and timeline

  • Application deadline: April 8, 2018
  • 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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Insight Asia–Pacific

June 11–June 14, Chicago
For medical students, interns, residents and fellows, PhDs, and postdocs interested in starting their career in Asia

Apply by April 8, 2018

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