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Undergraduate Degree Candidates

Consultants at McKinsey play an active role in many aspects of client engagements, including fact gathering, analysis, client communications, making recommendations, and implementation. Undergraduates typically join us as business analysts or fellows as an integral part of our client service teams.

Some stay for 2 or 3 years before attending graduate school or gaining further work experience, others stay on and move directly into a post-graduate school role. In the Business Analyst or Fellow role you will collaborate with senior consultants, client managers, and executives on every part of the consulting process, from brainstorming ideas to working side-by-side with clients to implement team recommendations.

You can join McKinsey with or without an alignment to a specific type of work. Generalists are not aligned to any specific function or industry and typically work on a variety of projects. Practice consultants join a functional group (such as digital, marketing and sales, operations, etc.) and dedicate most of their work to this focus.

In a tech role at McKinsey, including Software Engineers, Data Engineers and Data Scientists, you’ll be part of an agile, close-knit team dedicated to helping you and your team perform at your best.  Working with McKinsey’s clients -- some of the world’s most innovative and influential organizations -- you’ll develop our analytics, data, and management products, collaborating with consultants to apply them in our client work.

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Jun 01 2020

Connect with McKinsey

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Jun 01 2020
Jun 05 2020

McKinsey Exploration Week

June 01 – June 05

This series of virtual events aim to help you explore our North American offices and practices, engage with our incredible people from across the Firm, and learn more about the impactful work you can take part in as a Business Analyst at McKinsey!

RSVP for individual sessions hosted by the offices & practices you’re most interested in learning more about and see below for resources to help you make the most of McKinsey Exploration Week.

Jun 09 2020
Aug 25 2020

McKinsey’s Summer of GLAM Virtual Series

June 09 – August 25
Open to current college students interested in McKinsey & Company and learning more about GLAM, our LGBTQ+ affinity network. We are thrilled to invite you to join us for "Summer of GLAM" - a virtual series to learn about consulting, life at McKinsey, and being an LGBTQ+ professional. This is also an opportunity to hear from current McKinsey colleagues.

Opportunities for Undergraduate Degree Candidates

Our roles include generalist consulting; practice consulting, focused on a specific function or industry (such as digital, marketing and sales, and operations); and tech roles, including software engineers, data scientists, among other positions.

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