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Consulting Roles: Traditional Track

Consulting is the heart of our business, and our consultants are the heartbeat. BCG consultants go deeper to solve our clients’ biggest challenges and make a positive, lasting impact on their businesses and the world.

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.

Learn more about the types of students & professionals we seek, programs and culture at BCG Life, info on the interview process, or see our general FAQs on consulting and our hiring process.

How to Apply

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Principal

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Associate & Senior Associate

Associate & Senior Associate

As an associate, you’ll work on a case team with talented, supportive BCGers who will help you learn and challenge you to grow. You’ll be responsible for specific components of a project, such as analysing a client’s performance or conducting interviews with key market players or industry specialists.
To join as an Associate, applicants usually should have under 2 years of full time work experience with an undergraduate or masters degree (2.1 or above). Please visit our On campus page for more details on how and when to apply.

As a Senior Associate, you will work closely with case team members and with clients, drawing on their business knowledge to help drive analysis. As you acquire successful experience on projects and assignments, you will be given end-to-end responsibility for the delivery of project work streams.
Our Senior Associates usually join us with an advanced degree or as an experienced professional with over two years of full time work experience.

Consultant

Consultant

As a consultant, you’ll begin to develop specialized knowledge and manage significantly larger and more complex components of our projects. You’ll work closely with clients to understand their issues, create strategies for change, win buy-in for your recommendations, and collaborate with fellow BCGers to transform client potential into performance.
Typically our Consultants join BCG after completing an MBA or as an experienced professional with around 5 years of work experience.

Project Leader

Project Leader

BCG project leaders have developed the experience and leadership skills to direct diverse teams of consulting talent. Your role: Help those teams flourish by guiding their efforts, directing their talents, and expanding their knowledge and skills to deliver strategic and sustainable solutions for our clients.

Principal

Principal

As a BCG principal, you will focus on building client relationships that are strong and lasting. You will have a growing role in thought leadership, team mentoring, and business development. Clients will seek your advice on business issues that extend beyond the immediate scope of your project work. Thus, you often help them define the strategic direction of their organizations.

Partner

Partner

BCG’s partner group defines the culture and strategic direction of BCG and makes all management decisions for the firm. Partners are our intellectual leaders, bringing deep experience to our clients and inspiring innovation throughout our company. As a partner, you will drive BCG’s growth and help build the teams to meet tomorrow’s client issues and challenges.

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