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Princeton University: PhD and Post Doctorates

Welcome to BCG at Princeton! Here you will find information on BCG's presence at Princeton including campus events, recruiting contacts, and our application procedure.

As the Recruiting Assistant for Princeton advanced degree candidates (PhDs and post-docs), I am excited that you are interested in BCG and strategy consulting. I think you will find that BCG has a great deal to offer both personally and professionally, as you will have the opportunity to gain unmatched experience and be surrounded by exceptional people.

I hope you find these pages helpful. If you have any questions, please call me at +732 850 8517 or email me at

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.

Mirela Tzoneva, Recruiting Assistant

Recruiting Team

John Slaven

Recruiting Partner

John Slaven, Partner & Managing Director, New Jersey, is a topic expert in Metals and Mining, having spent a combined 14 years in senior executive positions with BHP Billiton and Alcoa Inc, prior to rejoining BCG in October 2015. John had worked with BCG from 1992 through 2001, where his last role was as Partner in the Washington DC office. During his tenure, John led multiple client/consulting teams in a range of projects, including strategy development, measurement and management of value, portfolio management, corporate processes, mergers and acquisitions, etc., across several industries, including metals and mining, construction materials, chemicals, airlines and diversified manufacturing.

Mirela Tzoneva

Recruiting Assistant

Mirela Tzoneva works out of the New Jersey office and assists across Associate, MBA, and ADC recruiting efforts. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Florida State University and is currently finishing her Masters in Organizational Psychology at Montclair State University. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors and traveling.

Samantha White

Recruiting Assistant

Samantha White coordinates BCG's recruiting efforts for ADC candidates as well as running consultant recruiting in the New Jersey office. She graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a BA in English after studying abroad for 6 months in Australia. Outside of work, Samantha enjoys tennis, working out, scrapbooking, and catching up on Netflix.

Chris Armstrong

ADC Specialist

Chris Armstrong, Project Leader, joined BCG in 2011. Since joining, he has focused on operations and lean manufacturing in pharmaceuticals and consumer goods. Prior to joining BCG, Chris held the role of Head of Fleet Operations for Streetcar (since merged with Zipcar), where he was responsible for running their vehicle modification factory, repair hubs, and fleet control center. During his time at Streetcar, he led several high-impact efficiency initiatives focused on planning and scheduling, resource deployment optimization and process improvement and redesign. Chris has a PhD in Zoology and a BA in Biological Sciences from the University of Oxford.

Jimmy Royston

NAMR LGBT Recruiting Lead

Jimmy Royston is a Project Leader in the New York office. He oversees LGBT recruiting for BCG in North America, coordinating across schools and offices. He joined BCG in 2009 as an Associate, and has spent time working in the Washington DC and Amsterdam offices before moving to New York. He holds a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Erin Morehouse

NAMR ADC Recruiting Manager

Erin supports ADC recruiting efforts from BCG's target North American campuses. Prior to her current role, Erin served as both Recruiting Associate and Coordinator in BCG's New York Metro offices, based out of New York City, where she supported both MBA and ADC consultant hiring. Prior to joining BCG, she was a member of the on campus recruitment team of Marakon Associates and Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. She is currently based in BCG's Detroit office where she is pursuing her MBA at the University of Michigan.

Riti Vats

NAMR ADC Recruiting Coordinator

Riti joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2015. Prior to BCG, she worked as a Recruiter at Sabre. Riti received her B.A. in Entrepreneurial Management from Texas Christian University. In her free time, Riti loves to travel, hit the gym, and spend time with family and friends.

Bridge to BCG Connection Event

March 2, 2017 6:00 – 7:30 PM Sign-up here -

Coffee Chats w/ BCG Principal

March 16, 2017 More Info to Come

Bridge to BCG Application Deadline

April 2, 2017 11:59 PM

2017 Full-Time Application Deadline

April 2, 2017 11:59 PM

Application Process

All applications will ask you to provide the following -

  • 1 page business style resume which includes undergraduate GPA, graduate GPA if applicable, graduate test scores (GRE, LSAT, MCAT and boards, etc.)
  • Cover Letter (optional) – academic CVs will not be accepted

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