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University of Southern California: All Undergraduates

Greetings and welcome to BCG at USC, where you will find information about the application procedure for students at your school.

As the Recruiting Coordinator for USC, I am delighted by your interest in strategy consulting, and specifically, in BCG. We think you will find that BCG has a tremendous amount to offer you, both as a career and a life experience.

I hope you find these pages helpful.

Furthermore, if you are interested in BCG but not ready to apply for a job, please create a profile here and tell us about yourself. If you have previously registered, you may sign in at any time to update any profile information.

Bruce Smolen, Recruiting Coordinator

Recruiting Team

Megan Lyon

Recruiting Partner

Megan is a Partner and Managing Director in the BCG Los Angeles office. She earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and received a Bachelor’s degree in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.

Prior to BCG, Megan worked for the E&J Gallo Winery in a variety of finance roles. Megan joined BCG full time in 2007, after being a summer consultant in 2006. Her project work to date has focused on consumer goods companies with a functional emphasis on marketing and sales, as well as market entry strategy.

Elisa Ferrarotti

Recruiting Lead

Elisa is a graduate of English Literature and Language from Hull University, U.K., and also studied Business Information Management after her graduation. She transferred from the Milan office (where she was part of the Knowledge Group - Consumer practice) to the Los Angeles office in 2005, where she currently has the title of Recruiting Lead. Outside work her interests include literature and rock music, and in her spare time she enjoys swimming in the ocean.

Sam Farley

Recruiting Director, Associates

Sam is a Principal who transferred to Los Angeles from Melbourne as our second 2014 Ambassador. Sam joined BCG as a Consultant in 2011. Prior to joining BCG he worked for Porsche Consulting in Germany, where he was responsible for creating and implementing lean production and logistics systems in the software, aerospace and airline industries. Sam holds an MBA from IE in Madrid and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from R.M.I.T. in Melbourne. Sam is a core member of the Consumer and Retail practice areas and also has experience in Industrial Goods. Sam is an outdoor enthusiast who loves sports and great food.

Scott Maier

School Specialist

Scott Maier joined BCG in August 2012 as an Associate and is currently a Consultant in the Los Angeles office. He's worked on a variety of different projects across several industries, from a post-merger integration for a global media company, to a go-to-market strategy for a major tech firm. One of his most notable projects was in healthcare where he built a big data analytics model to predict the future evolution of the independent pharmacy market.

Scott graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in entrepreneurship. While at USC, he was a member of the Marshall Case Team, and competed in international case competitions in Canada, Thailand, and New Zealand.

Application Process

Full-time employment, beginning fall 2017:

Between August 25th and September 11th, 2016, interested undergraduate and master degree candidates graduating in 2017 should submit an application using our USC online application. Applications received outside these dates will not be considered. A complete application consists of the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Undergraduate transcripts, as well as master's transcripts (if applicable), including GPA for both undergrad and master degrees
  • All standardized test scores (SAT, GRE, etc.) broken down between quantitative and verbal sections (including percentiles)

 
Summer internship employment, beginning summer 2017:

Between January 3rd and January 16th, 2017, interested undergraduate and master degree candidates graduating in 2018 should submit an application using our USC online application. Applications received outside these dates will not be considered. A complete application consists of the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Undergraduate transcripts, as well as master's transcripts (if applicable), including GPA for both undergrad and master degrees
  • All standardized test scores (SAT, GRE, etc.) broken down between quantitative and verbal sections (including percentiles)

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