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Claremont Colleges

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

As the Recruiting Coordinator for The Claremont Colleges, 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.
Events
September 2013
  • Claremont Colleges Presentation
    Pomona College - TBD
    September 10
    7:00 pm
  • Claremont Colleges Resume Drop Deadline
    Please apply with us using our online application.
    September 10
  • Claremont Colleges Case Preparation Workshop
    Case preparation workshop for candidates invited to first-round interviews.
    TBD
    September 16
    7:00 pm
  • Claremont Colleges First-Round Interviews
    TBD
    September 19
January 2014
  • Claremont Colleges Summer Internship Presentation
    On Campus - Founder's Room
    January 29
    7:00 pm
  • Summer Internship Resume Drop Deadline
    Apply by using our online application.
    January 29
February 2014
  • Summer Case Preparation Workshop
    Summer internship case preparation workshop for candidates invited to first-round interviews.
    TBD
    February 04
    7:00 pm
  • Summer Internship First-Round Interviews
    On Campus - TBD
    February 10
Application Process

For full-time employment beginning fall 2014:
Between August 27th and September 10th, 2013, interested senior and second-year master degree candidates should apply via our Claremont Colleges online application. Any applications received outside these dates will not be considered. A complete application consists of the following:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Undergraduate transcripts and GPA

  • SAT scores broken down between math and verbal or ACT score


For our internship program beginning summer 2014:
Between January 15th and January 29th, 2014, interested junior and first-year master degree candidates should apply via our Claremont Colleges online application. Any applications received outside these dates will not be considered. A complete application consists of the following:

  • Resume

  • Undergraduate transcripts and GPA

  • SAT scores broken down between math and verbal or ACT score

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