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Central Europe Women’s Internship Program

Do you want to know what it means to be a consultant, while at the same time benefit from personalized coaching?

Apply today! There is nothing to lose, and so much to gain.

When you join McKinsey, ambition will be required from day one. As an intern, you will be part of a project team and will do meaningful work that will make a difference. During your internship, senior colleagues will give you individual coaching and mentorship. You will receive training to help you sharpen your communication and problem-solving skills.

Internship details

Who should apply?

The program is aimed at individuals who self-identify as female. They should be bachelor’s, graduates and master’s students who have shown that they are capable of being extraordinary at university, work and beyond.


Belgrade, Bucharest, Budapest, Kiev, Warsaw, Zagreb

Application deadline

March 31, 2019

Some of Your Personal Mentors

Zuzanna Dębowska

Being an engagement manager based in our Warsaw office, Zuzanna is seen as a trusted advisor to consumer and marketing & sales clients. In the last three years she was involved in an advanced analytics transformation for a leading grocery retailer, developed a revenue growth program for a global FMCG company and defined a digital customer experience approach for a bank. She received her MBA from INSEAD, and has published a number of articles related to market overview. Zuzanna actively supports the recruiting process by helping to evaluate future consultants.

Mirjana (Mira) Popovic

Mira is an associate from our Belgrade office, mainly serving clients in the banking and oil & gas industries in Europe and the Middle East. Her main focus is on organizational and transformational topics in merger management, including communications, as well as re-design of cultures, operating models and organizational structures. Mira’s recent projects include advising clients on an integration process to ensure high performance of the merged entities through operating model transformation and culture diagnostics. Mira is passionate about people development and dedicates her time to coaching and mentoring individuals interested in switching industries.

Agnieszka Czabańska-Zielińska

Agnieszka is an associate in our Warsaw office. Since joining the firm in December 2016, she’s been leveraging her experience from the retail banking industry by working with several major banks and insurance players across a variety of functions. Her recent projects include developing a strategy for key banks in Eastern Europe, supporting the integration process of two leasing companies after a merger, and designing a digital bancassurance solution. Agnieszka holds a Master of Arts degree in economics with psychology from the University of Edinburgh.

Ekaterina (Katya) Zatsepina

Katya serves a variety of clients—including electric power and oil & gas companies, food producers, and pharma companies across Europe. Her main focus is on helping organizations implement organizational changes that will boost their operational performance and enhance their people capabilities. Katya’s recent projects include pricing process remodeling for a food producing company and capabilities development for maintenance function efficiency improvement for a food processing player. While she is a native Russian speaker, she is also fluent in French and English.

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Internship experience

Interns at McKinsey experience first-hand how a consulting firm operates. You will be a full-fledged member of a project team and will work under real conditions on-site with clients to devise concrete solutions. Your opinion and your initiative will be called for from day one. After successful completion of the internship, you may receive a full-time job offer from us.

Capability building

Effective communication is a critical ingredient for consultants’ success. In addition to gaining on-the-job experience, you will also receive training from our communications specialists, which will help you build your capabilities in top-down communication, storytelling, and presenting with impact. After the training you will be able to communicate in a more structured, interesting, and confident manner.

Get in touch

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Belgrade, Bucharest, Zagreb