THURSDAY, 12 APRIL – SATURDAY, 14 APRIL 2018

UK APD Insight 2018

THURSDAY, 12 APRIL – SATURDAY, 14 APRIL 2018

UK APD Insight 2018

McKinsey & Company invites you to
learn about consulting

Have you considered finding out more about your career options? Do you want to expand your understanding of the business world whilst investigating a career in management consulting? Then our Insight programme could be for you.

What is Insight?

Insight is an exclusive 3 day event offering students an insider’s look into management consulting. This programme is designed for PhD & Post - Doc students and those on a prestigious scholarship within the UK. It is open to the students in the UK, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. Students need to be due to complete their studies in 2018 or 2019
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OVERVIEW

  • An overview of techniques used in management consulting to solve problems
  • An introduction to what we do by working in small teams with a McKinsey consultant
  • An interactive consulting case
  • A specially designed soft skills workshop focusing on finding an inspiring purpose that is built on strengths and using it to generate action
  • Discussions with consultants at multiple career points on their path from PhD/Advanced Professional Degree to consulting


    *You must be able to attend the whole programme. 

WHY I CHOOSE INSIGHT

“I loved the feeling of working in a team –

it was such a different working environment and style to what I had been used to in my PhD. I found it super energising and fun to be working alongside exceptional people to solve a real business problem".

Elizabeth Murray
Associate in Melbourne
PhD, Neuroscience, University of Oxford

“During my PhD, I loved the problem solving -

especially on problems that no one had ever thought of before. However, I wanted more team work, and to be making a bigger impact. I started going lectures and events about start-ups, and just got super excited by the world of business. That’s when I started thinking about consulting. And then of course I attended the Insight Programme in 2013, which absolutely sold it to me as a career."

James Polyblank 
Associate in London
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Cambridge
 

“During grad school, a friend of mine applied and suggested that I also apply

It seemed like a good opportunity to learn more about consulting, with an eye towards deciding whether consulting might be something that I would be interested in pursuing after my academic program was completed."

Jonathan Pedde
Associate in New York
MPhil, Economics, University of Oxford

APPLYING

Eligibility

This programme is designed for PhD & Post - Doc students and those on a prestigious scholarship (Rhodes, Marshall, Gates) within the UK. It is also open to students from Ireland, Belgium,  the Netherlands, and Switzerland. Students need to be due to complete their studies in 2018 or 2019.

Application process and timeline

  • Sunday 4 February 2018 – Online application closes for the Insight programme
  • Week commencing 12 February 2018 – Online assessment (SHL verbal & numerical testing)
  • Week commencing 19 February 2018 – those who successfully pass the test will be asked to submit a short (1 minute) video saying why they would like to join the programme
  • Week commencing 5 March 2018 – decisions on whether you have secured a place will be communicated via email

Contact us

Thank you for your Interest in UK APD Insight 2018. For general or application inquiries, please email: UKAPD_Recruiting@mckinsey.com.

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