edad program

edad program

Our aim is to help you build skills to effectively contribute to the positive future of the Middle East.

McKinsey invites Arabic speaking students with fewer than 6 years of professional experience, currently enrolled in either a Bachelor’s, Master’s, MBA or PhD degree granting program, to join us for one of our edad programs.

Those selected to participate in edad will automatically advance to the first round of interviews for our Middle East office.


6-7 April 2018

Application deadline:
19 March

Eligible candidates must be based in North America.


27-28 April 2018

Application deadline:
10 April

Eligible candidates must be based in Europe.


Summer 2018

Application deadline:
Details coming soon

Eligible candidates must be based in the Middle East.

Apply if you…

  • are passionate about driving and shaping the future of the region

  • want to be inspired to make a difference

  • are looking for an opportunity to network with others interested in the future of the Middle East

  • want to learn more about the work we do at McKinsey and what it means to be a consultant

You can expect to…

  • become part of a network of 300+ alumni who are passionate about making positive changes in the region

  • further develop your communication, presentation and problem solving skills

  • solve a case study in teams to better understand the meaningful work we do with clients

  • receive coaching and tips for interviewing
edad program

“The personality type session was great! I learned about my own preferences and how to work better with colleagues.”

edad program

“I remember leaving feeling like I got to know the truth about consulting, the good and the bad, what you could learn, and what to expect.”

edad program

“I have taken what I learned about myself during edad and now use it daily in my new career.”

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