As a member of our consulting team, you’ll work alongside some of the world’s top minds on cases that reshape business, government, and society. You’ll collaborate on challenging projects with team members from many backgrounds and disciplines, increasing your understanding of complex business problems from diverse perspectives and developing new skills and experience to help you at every stage of your career—at BCG and beyond.
Consulting work is varied and rigorous, much of it performed at our client sites. Projects can vary in length, size, and location, depending on the client’s challenge. Because our clients operate all over the world, you may travel internationally. If you are joining us directly from school, expect to work with a wide range of clients and projects right from the start—from helping to devise the integration strategy for a pharmaceutical merger to developing sustainable farming practices in emerging countries.
As your career advances, you’ll begin to specialize in one or more practice areas, guided every step of the way by BCG mentors and world-class learning programs designed to meet your individual needs. Experienced professionals with knowledge and skills in a particular discipline or industry may also choose our expert career track to stay focused on that area of interest.How to Apply
We always work in teams at BCG, which has given me the opportunity to meet some truly inspiring individuals. Some of my favorite memories at BCG involve standing around a whiteboard, brainstorming with people who have become some of my closest friends.
I have been acquainted with unrivaled opportunities and challenges that help me develop myself and grow on professional as well as personal level. I can have a real-life impact on the world around me and that is what matters for me.
Three months into the job, my Principal was comfortable with me running meetings with senior executives by myself. As a fresh college graduate, it's quite empowering!
Being surrounded by thoughtful individuals with diverse backgrounds and interests is one of the most invigorating parts of working with BCG. I’ve interacted with dancers, musicians, veterans, former athletes, gameshow contestants, and many more all within BCG.
I came to BCG because I wanted to use my liberal arts education while broadening my understanding of the business world. BCG has given me the opportunity to do both.
The strong collaboration with clients is a fascinating aspect of working at BCG. You learn to understand the perspectives and needs of all participants. Then together, you reach solutions that can only be found outside the box.
At BCG, I am continually pushed to expand my capacity to think at a higher level. It is extremely satisfying to be able to bring fresh insight and help crack a client's core strategic questions.
I learned early on that despite your prior experience, you can quickly become an expert in a space at BCG. This leads to tremendous opportunity to develop, as the client quickly relies on you to be a senior advisor and looks to you for the answers, regardless of your tenure at the firm.
Projects last only a few weeks; during that time you have to understand a completely new business and its key issues, come up with the solution, prove that it is right, and align with clients.
In an environment where everyone is brilliant, it is remarkable how little ego plays a part in our culture; one of inclusiveness and respect where the only currency that matters are your ideas. This is what makes BCG special, and this is how we succeed.
I'm constantly amazed at how lucky I'm to be surrounded by curious, talented, and driven BCGers, whose friendships and mentorships have brightened my days and expanded my horizon.
Individuals play the game, but teams win championships!
BCG gave me a unique opportunity to try out different industries and to fully understand my potential and what I really want to do in life.
At BCG, personal development stems from ever-growing roles. When I feel that I had mastered a skill, an opportunity to take on a larger responsibility always appears.
Consulting can be demanding, but it also provides you with the opportunity to lead others and to develop your own capabilities.
Whether you are in New York, Abu Dhabi, or São Paulo, you are working side by side with an exceptional group of people.
Coming from an IT background, I'm pleased that project work has made me a consumer goods strategist in addition to a technology expert.
BCG allows me to follow my passion—to solve interesting problems and help clients shape their future—while working together with the smart people around me.
Each project is a new challenge, an adventure that makes every piece of your mind work to put together the best possible result.
I've spent the majority of my time building BCG's Global Public Health practice and working to lessen the burden of diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV.
Only as part of BCG can I change the shape of entire industries.
At BCG, there's always something to learn, a place to grow, and a team environment that encourages personal development.