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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 the Recruiting Associate for UCLA Ph.D., M.D., and Post Doc candidates, 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.

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.

Dalia Ricchiuti,
Recruiting Associate

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 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.

Michael Fraser

ADC Recruiting Director

Michael Fraser is a Principal in the Los Angeles office. He joined the Los Angeles office of BCG in 2012 as a consultant. He holds a JD and a Bachelor of Commerce (majors actuarial studies and finance) from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Since joining BCG Michael has focused on Industrial Goods and Financial Services, with casework across a range of functional areas, including Marketing and Sales, People and Organization as well as Transformation. He has recently returned from casework in Brazil - a country he thoroughly enjoyed experiencing. Prior to joining BCG Michael worked for an Australian investment bank in Sydney and in New York where he spent time in equity and credit research, infrastructure a strong area of concentration. In his time away from the office, Michael enjoys the sights and sounds that Los Angeles has to offer, with his knowledge of the town happily increasing with each passing weekend!

Saurabh Shah

Recruiting Director, Consultants

Saurabh Shah is a Principal in the Los Angeles office. He joined BCG’s Los Angeles office in 2013 after interning in the summer of 2011. He holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Bachelors of Science from the University of Southern California (an LA guy all around!). Prior to joining BCG, Saurabh interned at NBC Universal in the Strategic Initiatives & Analysis group, focusing on improving digital sales. Previously, Saurabh was a Senior Analyst for Cornerstone Research, where he focused on analysis with financial experts and report development in the following industries: telecom, media and financial services. Since joining BCG, Saurabh has been focused on Technology and Consumer areas. In his spare time, Saurabh enjoys performing magic for private parties, corporate events and charity functions.

Dalia Ricchiuti

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.

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

International Recruiting Manager

Erin 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.

Amy McKnight Fazen

Head of Consultant Campus Recruiting

Amy McKnight Fazen is the Head of Consultant Campus Recruiting at BCG. She joined the firm’s Boston office in August 2011. Prior to joining BCG, Amy was Vice President of Business Operations at XL Hybrids, a MIT start-up. She also worked in corporate finance at the TJX Companies and as a strategy consultant for both Altman Vilandrie & Co and Cambridge Strategic Management Group. Amy graduated from Colgate University and holds a S.M. from the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography. Amy also received a MBA from MIT Sloan, where she was a Forte Fellow and Co-President of the MIT Energy Club. In her spare time she enjoys biking and spending time with her husband and two daughters, Addie and Reid.

Megan Panzer

NAMR ADC Recruiting Associate

Megan is the Recruiting Associate for the North America Advanced Degree Candidate team, working primarily with MD and JD candidates. Prior to her current role, Megan worked in the BCG Boston Office supporting both MBA and ADC Consultant recruiting.  Megan graduated from Bates College with a BA in Psychology. She is currently based in San Francisco and enjoys taking advantage of everything California has to offer!

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.

ADC Virtual Resume Workshop

July 11, 2017 06:00 PM CT Virtual BCG'ers from multiple offices come to help you prepare your resume. You do not need to send in your resume, prior to the workshop.

Application Process

Full Time employment: Students graduating in 2018 and are looking for a full-time position with BCG.

Application Link: http://apply.bcg.com/SO_CAL_ADC
Application deadline: Sunday, July 23 at 11:59pm

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
  • Bridge to BCG application will require you to answer two essay questions. Responses will be entered during the online application.

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