Proud Talent

3-4 April 2020
Budapest, Hungary

We invite you to Proud Talent in Budapest, hosted by GLAM, our network of LGBTQ+ colleagues and allies.

This event is aimed at individuals who are from Central Europe, identify as LGBTQ+ and are interested in learning about our Belgrade, Bucharest, Budapest, Kiev, Moscow, Prague, Warsaw and Zagreb offices.

Program details

3-4 April 2020

Budapest, Hungary

Application process
To express your interest, please submit your CV, in English,
by 1 March 2020.

Your CV should include details of your education, work experience, and any extracurricular activities and achievements.

At the event, you will:

  • build on your strengths—work with our consultants in a series of workshops to sharpen your problem-solving skills
  • present with impact—learn how to present your findings in a convincing way
  • get to know us—meet our LGBTQ+ colleagues and allies, and learn about the various career opportunities that McKinsey offers


Who is eligible?

We would like to get to know students and professionals with up to five years of experience who:

  • identify as LGBTQ+ or a LGBTQ+ ally
  • speak at least one Central European language: Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, or Ukrainian

McKinsey will cover all event related expenses, including travel and accommodation, for individuals selected to attend. Please note that we are only able to cover the cost of travel from within Europe.

Proud Talent is a nonevaluative event. It is an opportunity for you to meet us and learn more about working at McKinsey, build your problem-solving and communications skills, and network with peers. All event applications will be reviewed regardless of the result of any previous applications to McKinsey roles or events.

Applications are now closed.

This event is just one of our many worldwide programs aimed at helping candidates get to know McKinsey better. Stay tuned to our Real Life at McKinsey Facebook page, as well as our Careers blog, for more information regarding upcoming events and initiatives.

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