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Careers in the McKinsey Knowledge Network

Build on your unique strengths and interests to “make your own McKinsey,” and challenge yourself every day by tackling problems that don’t always have an easy answer.

Working in the McKinsey Knowledge Network

The McKinsey Knowledge Network is an exceptional place to launch or sustain a rewarding career at McKinsey. Our talented team members provide in-depth expertise to consultants and clients and address issues that will help shape the future of industries and companies.

We are looking for people with diverse international, educational, and professional backgrounds to join our network—people who can build the firm’s capabilities, improve the communities in which we work and live, and make a lasting difference.

Life as a Knowledge Professional

We offer a broad range of career paths with unrivaled professional-development and personal-growth support throughout your career.... All the while, you will address challenging issues, provide specialized expertise, and interact with teams all over the world.

Role Descriptions

The Knowledge Network offers opportunities for experienced professionals, people with advanced degrees, or exceptional undergraduates... who want to explore a range of sectors or specialize in a particular industry or functional area.

People like you

Practice Manager, Atlanta
“McKinsey has helped me discover my passion for data and analytics and allowed me to support companies working to improve healthcare globally.”
Knowledge Expert, Denver
“Creating impact for a client is not what we strive for—it’s having impact with a client.”
Analytics Specialist, Düsseldorf
“Working together on a project is a collaborative process. Every voice is heard, and every idea is considered.”
Knowledge Specialist, Wroclaw
“Finding my own place in McKinsey is really easy and enjoyable each day.”
Senior Research Analyst, San José
“McKinsey gave me a unique chance to help our clients make more conscious choices regarding their environmental performance.”
Product & Delivery Analyst, Washington DC
“My most memorable project so far has been designing a pioneering outcome-based program for chronic disease management.”
Research Manager, Waltham
“There have been several instances during my career where I have had the chance to renew my role and explore new opportunities.”
Knowledge Specialist, Shanghai
“I help maintain the firm’s proprietary shipping model. It’s an enormous model with more than 1,000 parameters that helps clients forecast the market.”
Director of Research, Gurugram
“I am passionate about my community, and together with my alma mater, we regularly conduct workshops to help prepare students for a successful professional career.”
Knowledge Specialist, Waltham
“One of the best things about being at McKinsey is the professional-development support you receive throughout your career, starting from day one.”
Senior Research Manager, Mumbai
“I love the flexibility I have with respect to what I do and when I do it. I find this helps me bring my best self to work.”
Senior Research Analyst, San José
“As a wife and mom, having a great work-life balance is extremely important to me, and my peers and managers understand that.”
Manager of Research Operations, Chennai
“I am grateful for my mentor’s advice, as I’ve done some of the most fulfilling work of my career as a result.”
Practice Manager, Gurugram
“What stands out at McKinsey is the culture of mentorship. I am lucky to have not one, but several mentors in different geographies.”

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