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 be guaranteed a place in the assessment process for our Middle East office.

Events calendar

edad GCC

Date: July 22– 23, 2022

Location: Virtual

Eligibility: We welcome applications from Arabic speaking students with fewer than 6 years of professional experience who are currently enrolled in either a Bachelor's, Master's, MBA or PhD degree granting program.

edad women 2022

Date: March 25 – 26, 2022

Location: Virtual

Eligibility: You must self-identify as a women to apply

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 400+ 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

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

“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.”

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

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