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BCG at

UCLA: PhD Programs

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

As an advanced degree candidate, there are two opportunities for you to engage with us including Traditional Consulting for BCG as well as Advanced Analytics and Data Science Consulting for BCG Gamma.

We are thrilled at your interest in consulting at BCG. I think you will find that BCG and BCG Gamma have a great deal to offer you as a career and a life experience.

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Dalia Meyer, Recruiting Associate, BCG
Brett Chinn, Recruiting Lead, GAMMA

Recruiting Team

Elisa Ferrarotti

Recruiting Manager

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 Manager. Outside work her interests include literature and rock music, and in her spare time she enjoys swimming in the ocean.

Dalia Meyer

Recruiting Associate

Dalia is the Recruiting Associate in the Los Angeles office. She joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2014. Prior to BCG, she worked at Logistics Plus as an Air Exports Specialist and Sales Representative. At BCG, her efforts are focused on consultant MBA and ADC recruiting. Dalia received her B.S. in International Business and Marketing from Penn State. She enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking and spending time with friends and family.

Santiago Ferrer

Recruiting Partner

Santiago is a Partner in the Los Angeles office. He originally joined BCG as a Summer Consultant in the New York office in 2009 and returned in 2010 after receiving his MBA from the Yale School of Management. Santiago also did an one year ambassadorship in the BCG Chile office before transferring to the Los Angeles office in 2013. Before attending business school, he spent 5 years with the United Nations, working in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and in peacekeeping. Santiago also holds a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales in Sydney. Since joining BCG, Santiago has worked for clients in financial services, technology, government and the social sector; in a range of topics including strategy, economic development, pricing, organizational design, technology and transformation.

Karan Mistry

ADC Recruiting Director

Karan Mistry is a Project Leader in the Los Angeles office and joined BCG in 2014. Karan is an active member of the Energy, Industrial Goods, and Public Sector practices. While he has worked across a variety of functional areas, his main interests are related to Big Data and Advanced Analytics and enabling clients to make better decisions through the use of data. Prior to BCG, Karan earned his PhD and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles, graduating summa cum laude. While at MIT, Karan did water and energy research. In his free time, Karan enjoys traveling, road cycling, cooking, and board games.

Brett Chinn

Regional Recruiting Lead, Gamma

Brett Chinn is the North American Recruiting Lead for BCG Gamma. In this role she is responsible for managing the recruitment process for Gamma Data Scientists, with a specific focus on West Coast recruiting. A native New Yorker, Brett has dual Bachelor degrees in International Affairs and French Language and Literature from The George Washington University. Her hobbies include cooking, reading, fitness and travel.

Jeff Shiff

Pride@BCG Recruiting Lead

Jeff Shiff is a Project Leader in the Chicago office. He oversees LGBTQ+ recruiting for BCG in North America, coordinating across schools and offices. Jeff is a member of the Consumer practice and has done case work across a number of topics including growth strategy, consumer insights, pricing, and operations. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at Goldman Sachs in both New York and Hong Kong. Jeff earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Erin Morehouse

International Recruiting Manager

Erin Morehouse serves as BCG's International Recruiting Manager based in Detroit, MI. Beyond her eight years of BCG Recruiting experience, having also worked in local office and campus roles for the New York and New Jersey offices, she has three years of pre-BCG experience, primarily in campus recruiting. Erin most recently served as BCG's ADC recruiting manager developing and leading BCG's recruiting efforts focused on non-MBA Advanced Degree Hiring (PhD, MD, and JD). Erin received her MBA at Ross School of Business at University of Michigan.

Marichal MacDonald

NAMR ADC Recruiting Coordinator

Marichal MacDonald is the ADC Recruiting Coordinator for BCG’s North American offices. Prior to her current role, she managed ADC recruiting for the Northeast, as well as for MBA students at NYU Stern and Yale SOM. Marichal graduated from Dickinson College with a BA in Political Science. Outside of work, she enjoys tennis, world travel, sailing and Seinfeld trivia.

Katie Purcell

ADC Recruiting Associate

Katie Purcell is the ADC Recruiting Associate for the North America Advanced Degree Candidate team. Prior to her current role, she supported our MBA recruiting efforts at MIT Sloan. Katie graduated from Boston University and is an AmeriCorps alum. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, exploring Boston, catching up on her Netflix shows, and curling up with a good book.

Application Process for BCG Traditional Consulting

Bridge to BCG

Students who will be graduating next year and plan to begin at BCG in 2019 can apply for Bridge to BCG 2018, a three-day summer workshop that allows you to learn more about management consulting and BCG.

You will need to submit the following materials by Sunday, April 8 at 11:59 PM EST:

  • Online application
  • 1 page business style resume which includes undergraduate GPA, graduate GPA if applicable, and graduate test scores (GRE, LSAT, MCAT and boards, etc.) – academic CVs will not be accepted
  • Two short essay questions to be entered during the online application
  • Cover Letter (optional)

Full-Time Employment

Our deadline for full-time applications is July 22, 2018. Please look back for application links in early June.

Application Process for BCG Gamma

BCG Gamma

BCG Gamma offers a unique opportunity to join a team of world-class data scientists applying the most advanced analytics techniques in a rewarding environment.

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