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Global Connect

August 23-25, 2019, Washington, DC

Developing markets. Developing you.

We invite you to take the next step in your professional journey and explore the potential of working in one of our emerging market offices around the world.
During this one of a kind weekend, we fly participants to Washington, DC to learn more about the meaningful work we do in fast-growing global markets, and meet our colleagues from these regions.

Event activities

Solve a real-life case study

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of a real client challenge we have tackled. Work with our consultants to sharpen your problem-solving and project-management skills.

Build your own McKinsey tool kit

Learn how we help clients diagnose a problem and how you can apply this knowledge in your work or studies. Find out about our interview process and take part in coaching sessions.

Meet leaders and experts

Meet individuals from inside and outside McKinsey who work in and help fast-growing global markets.

Explore Washington, DC

Enjoy social activities in the nation’s capital while getting to know our colleagues from around the world.

Applications are now closed

Sign up here to find out about other ways to get involved in our Global Connect program. We will be in touch with further information about our offices in emerging markets and open roles.


To be eligible, you must be based in North America and be completing (or have completed) your JD, Master’s*, MBA, or PhD degree; filling a postdoctoral post; pursuing a medical degree, internship, or residency; or currently working (with at least two years of professional experience).

*Non-MBA Master’s students must have completed their undergraduate degree four or more years prior to completing their Master’s degree


2018 Global Connect Highlights

Event details

Date: August 23-25, 2019

Location: Washington, DC

Duration: The event will begin mid-day on Friday and will conclude in the late afternoon on Sunday. Should you be invited to attend, you must be available for the entire duration of the event.

Applications are now closed.

Is the event evaluative?

No. Global Connect is non-evaluative. It is an opportunity for you to meet us and learn more about working at McKinsey, to build your problem-solving and communications skills, and to network with other people passionate about fast-growing global markets.

Is there a cost to attend?

No. McKinsey will cover the cost of your accommodations and travel. Please note that we only cover travel costs to Washington, DC from locations in North America.

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