Careers in the Netherlands

Upcoming Events

Careers in the Netherlands

Upcoming Events

To give you a clear picture of who we are, what we do, and what opportunities we can offer you, every year we organize multiple events.

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Nov 17 2018

McKinsey’s Datathon: The City Cup


Join us for a full day of hacking to get a chance to win the McKinsey City Cup happening simultaneously across 3 cities!

1st prize: 5,000 EUR + conference attendance of your choice*

2nd prize: 3000 EUR

3rd prize: 2000 EUR

+more local prizes

This event is open to university students of all levels – bachelor’s, master’s and PhDs.

Come gain insights into the types of problems that our McKinsey data scientists solve daily.

There will also be time for networking, food and drinks provided.

*inclusive of the entry ticket, flights, and accommodation

Apply here


Nov 22 2018

Young Leaders Evening

3:30 PM – 7:00 PM McKinsey Amsterdam, Amstel 344

What does it take to be a young leader in today’s world of accelerating disruptive change? How can you focus on what actually is within your control?

This workshop will provide you a first step by helping you to become more aware of your unique strengths as a future leader, to guide people through an increasingly changing world. Together with peers you will gain insights by coaching each other based on a strengths assessment, while getting to know McKinsey and its people.

Application deadline November 8, 2018

The Young Leaders Evening is for people with 3-8 years working experience. Please note that fluency in the Dutch language is required. To complete your application please upload your CV. We will let you know whether you have successfully booked a seat for this workshop the latest November 16.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to send an e-mail to

Nov 30 2018

Meet McKinsey Brunch – Women Special

For female top students we organize a Meet McKinsey Brunch on November 30, 2018. During a brunch at our Amsterdam office, you will learn more about the work we do and meet our female consultants:

  • November 30, 2018 - Women Special (application deadline November 22, 2018)
Dec 06 2018
Dec 07 2018

Digital McKinsey Business Course

December 06 – December 07 Amsterdam
The Benelux Digital Business Course is a comprehensive introduction to Digital McKinsey, our people and the way we solve complex problems. This year it will take place in Amsterdam!

Business Course
During this exclusive two day event in Amsterdam, you will work in small teams, coached by our consultants. While you solve a business case for Europe’s fastest growing online auction house Catawiki you will experience the key elements of consulting at the intersection of business and technology.

Are you wondering if McKinsey is the right company for you? Do you want to experience what it is like to work as a McKinsey consultant?
Then this business course will give you an insider’s look, into strategy consulting and Digital McKinsey. Come and meet our Digital Consultants who, like you are from diverse backgrounds and find out why they chose to start a career in strategy consulting. It is a unique event where you can learn about different techniques for solving problems, giving you a chance to see what it would be like to work as a Digital Consultant. You will be able to have all your questions answered in a relaxed, fun and informal atmosphere.

Who can I apply?
The business course is developed for 3rd year Bachelor, Master’s and PhD students based in the Benelux, who are interested in strategic management consultancy and have an affinity with or a background in technology. We are looking for ambitious participants who have demonstrated to set high standards for themselves and want to take that a step further.

Students from Belgium and The Netherlands can apply for this event.
Candidates should be fluent in the local language of their office, i.e. Dutch for the Amsterdam office and Dutch or French for the Antwerp/Brussels office.

Application process
-In order to apply, please click on the “apply” button below and apply before November 11.

Dutch students can apply by uploading their CV and a copy of their academic results (high school and university)

Belgian students can apply by uploading their CV and a copy of their university results

We will let you know, no later than November 26, 2018 if you are selected for this fun and inspirational event in Amsterdam. Please note that all expenses will be paid for participants travelling from the Benelux.The Business Course is hosted by McKinsey Amsterdam, Antwerp and Brussels.

Feb 17 2019
Feb 22 2019

McKinsey Business Course - Alpine University

February 17 – February 22 Kitzbühel & Amsterdam

Are you ready for the next challenge?
McKinsey & Company invites you to bring your personal growth to the next level during our annual Business Course. Guided by McKinsey’s consultants and coaches you will learn more about how to reach your full potential.

Alpine University
During this week long business course, you will spend four days in Kitzbühel (Austria) and two days in our Amsterdam office.

At the McKinsey Learning Institute ‘Alpine University’ you will be inspired on topics like leadership qualities, communication styles and problem solving skills.

In Amsterdam you will get acquainted with the McKinsey office culture, work and people. You will work collaboratively with our consultants on a real case, so you immediately bring into practice what you have learned in Kitzbühel.  It will be an intense and inspiring week in which you will learn a lot about yourself.

This business course is for students in the final stage of their studies (3rd year Bachelor and Master students) that are fluent in Dutch.

Application process
- Stage 1: Apply by uploading your resume and transcripts (VWO and WO) before January 13, 2019.
- Stage 2: We will conduct a personal interview in the week of January 28, 2019. You will hear if you are selected for this interview on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.
- Stage 3: McKinsey Problem Solving Test on Monday February 4, 2019 at the Amsterdam Office. Please make sure you block your calendar for February 4 in the morning beforehand. In case you are unavailable to attend on February 4, we are happy to find another date.
- Stage 4: On February 6, we will inform you if you successfully booked a seat with us to Kitzbühel!

We look forward to receiving your application! For more information or questions, please contact Cicely on and 020 55 13 719.

Mar 22 2019

Meet McKinsey Lunch – PhD Special

Are you a PhD student and looking for a job outside academics? Meet our consultants who have made a career switch towards consulting during our Meet McKinsey Lunch: PhD Special:

  • March 22, 2019 (PhD Special) – application deadline March 13, 2019
Apr 12 2019

Meet McKinsey Lunch – Digital McKinsey Special

Are you interested in strategic management consultancy and have an affinity with or a background in technology? Come meet our McKinsey Digital practice on the Meet McKinsey Lunch: Digital Special!

For more information on McKinsey Digital, see

  • April 12, 2019 (Digital Special) – application deadline April 4, 2019
Jun 28 2019

Meet McKinsey Lunch

If you plan to complete your master’s study within the next 18 months and are interested in strategic management consultancy, we would like to invite you to a Lunch at our Amsterdam office.

Along with a few other students, you will get the chance to ask any questions you have about consulting in general and working at McKinsey in particular. During a informal Q&A session, consultants tell you what kind of projects they have been working on and why they chose McKinsey. The next Meet McKinsey Lunch is scheduled on:

  • June 28, 2019 (application deadline: June 20, 2019)

Please note that fluency in the Dutch language is required. To complete your application we need your CV and transcripts from high school and University. We will let you know whether you have successfully booked a seat for this Lunch the latest on the Monday before the Lunch takes place.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to send an e-mail to or call Cicely Telman on 020-551 3719.

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