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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.

Recruiting team

Chantal Whiteley


Campus Calendar

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Apr 03 2020
Aug 27 2020

Diversity & Inclusion Webinar Series

April 03 – August 27

The McKinsey Black Network and Hispanic & Latino Network are hosting a series of webinars to provide virtual opportunities to learn more about who we are as a firm and what we do. You will have the opportunity to get to know consultants and recruiters in each of our regions and our practices.

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.
Jun 24 2020

McKinsey & Company Japan Office Webinar

7:30 PM

McKinsey & Company’s Japan office is recruiting Undergraduate, Master’s, MBA, and PhD students. If you speak fluent Japanese and wish to learn more about the many opportunities that McKinsey Japan has to offer, we invite you to join a web-based presentation on Wednesday, June 24 at 7:30pm EST.

Please sign-up at: Japan office webinar sign-up.

If you have questions in the meantime, please visit us at:

Jun 30 2020

Freshman Diversity Leadership Academy (FDLA) - Application Deadline

The McKinsey Freshman Diversity Leadership Academy (FDLA) aims to support the professional growth of talented, undergraduate first-year students who are Black/African American, Hispanic, Latino, and/or Native American. Throughout the 2-day program, participants will build leadership, team problem-solving, and case preparation skills, while learning more about management consulting, careers at McKinsey, and the application process for the Sophomore Diversity Leaders Internship (SDLI). This year’s program will take place in August 2020 in Norwalk, CT at one of McKinsey’s global learning facilities and travel expenses are covered.

Please apply by Tuesday, June 30th.

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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