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California Institute of Technology

Welcome to BCG at Caltech, where you will find information about campus events, recruiting contacts, and our application procedure.

As the Recruiting Coordinator for Caltech, let me say that I am thrilled at your interest in strategy consulting, and specifically in BCG. I think you will find that BCG has a great deal to offer you as a career and a life experience.

I hope you find this site helpful.

Bruce Smolen
Recruiting Coordinator
Meet Our Team
    • Neil Pardasani
    • Recruiting Partner
    • Neil Pardasani, partner, Los Angeles, received his Masters in Business Administration with Distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and earned his Bachelors degree in Business Economics and Accounting with Honors from the University of California, Los Angeles.

      Neil is an active member of BCG’s financial services and Technology, Media and Telecommunications practices. He works extensively in the areas of strategy, organizational alignment, marketing/sales, and operations/IT. Neil joined BCG in 2003 after several years as senior consultant at Deloitte Consulting where he focused on advising clients on business operations and IT strategy topics. He also spent time working in the Mergers and
      Acquisitions group at Goldman Sachs.

      Neil enjoys gardening, traveling, and outdoor sports.

    • 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. Her recruiting activities for BCG focus primarily on UCLA, USC, Caltech and the Claremont Colleges. Outside work her interests include literature and rock music, and in her spare time she enjoys swimming in the ocean.
    • Scott Davis
    • Co-lead, LGBT Network
    • Scott Davis, principal, Atlanta, joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2003 after receiving his MBA with honors from The Wharton School. Scott received his BS degree summa cum laude in textile chemistry from Auburn University. He is a member of the Healthcare Practice Area and global lead of the LGBT Network.

      Since joining BCG, Scott has worked on projects in retail, automotive, durable consumer goods, information technology and healthcare. Prior to joining BCG, Scott worked for Taconic, Prada's Jil Sander group and Springs Industries in various management roles. Scott joined BCG to have the opportunity to work with dynamic, fun and interesting individuals as well as to deliver insight and impact to clients.

    • John Burt
    • Recruiting Director, Black and Latino Initiative
    • John Burt is responsible for Associate and Consultant diversity recruiting efforts across BCG’s North America region. Before joining BCG, he co-founded MBA JumpStart, a career-advisory and consulting firm, and at Eli Lilly went from Financial Analyst to CFO of a $2 billion U.S. business unit. He also worked as a Consultant at Hewlett Packard and at Booz Allen Hamilton. He holds a BS in Finance from Indiana University and an MBA from Duke University.
    • Susan Hazard
    • Women's Initiative Captain
    • Susan joined BCG as a Consultant in 2008 and was promoted to Project Leader in 2010.  While at BCG, Susan has worked primarily in the Health Care and Financial Services sector. Prior to BCG, Susan worked for six years at Northern Trust Company as an Investment Risk Consultant and as a Business Analyst.  At Northern Trust company, Susan was promoted to 2nd Vice President and earned the CFA charter. Susan has also worked with the Chicago Public Schools and helped found a charter high school in Chicago. Susan holds a Master of Business Administration with honors from Duke University with a certification in Health Sector Management. She graduated summa cum laude from Valparaiso University where she received a bachelor's degree in Decision Sciences.

Events
October 2013
  • Caltech undergrad resume drop deadline
    Apply Online
    October 03
  • Case Preparation Workshop
    For those candidates invited to first-round interviews.
    BCG Los Angeles Office
    October 10
    5:00 pm
  • Caltech undergrad first-round interviews
    BCG LA office
    October 16
January 2014
  • BCG Summer Internship Resume Drop Deadline
    Apply Online
    January 19
  • Case Interview Workshop
    For those candidates invited to first-round interviews. 
    BCG Los Angeles Office
    January 27
    5 pm
  • BCG Summer Internship First-Round Interviews
    BCG Los Angeles Office
    January 30
Application Process

Full-time employment, beginning fall 2014:
Between September 19th and October 3rd, 2013, seniors and second-year master degree students should submit an application using our 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

  • Undergraduate GPA

  • All standardized test scores (SAT, GRE, etc.) broken down between quantitative and verbal sections (including percentiles)

For summer internship employment, beginning summer 2014:
Between January 1st and January 19th, 2014, junior bachelor degree and first-year master degree candidates should submit an application using our online application. Applications received outside these dates will not be considered. A complete application consists of the following:

  • Resume

  • 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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