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We are looking for outstanding Hungarian university students in their 3rd year of bachelor or 1st, 2nd year of master studies with an affinity for strategy, analytics, and the following qualities:

  • Outstanding academic performance, along with evidence of excellence in extracurricular activities
  • Ability to quickly comprehend complex materials, a sharp analytical mind, curiosity, inventiveness, and an affinity for numbers as much as for people
  • Desire to not only understand a situation, but to change it for the better

Application and selection process timeline

  1. Upload your CV by March 22, 2020
  2. Complete the problem solving test on March 25 OR 31
  3. Students will be notified about the outcome of the application by April 7, 2020
  4. The competition will take place in Budapest between April 17-19.

How to apply

Please upload your CV here by March 22, 2020. All students who signed up for the Strategy Cup will be invited for the test writing on March 25 OR 31. You will be notified about the outcome of your application by April 7, 2020.

Applicants will be ranked based on test results AND studies/professional experiences. We will form 6 teams that will compete with each other on the weekend of April 17 – April 19, 2020.

Although you will compete in teams the application is individual. After completing the selection process BCG will form the teams based on your profile to assure diversity and equal chances.

About the test

The problem solving test is a paper-based test, with 53 questions to be answered in 50 minutes and it will be completed in the Budapest office. No calculator is allowed.

The paper test includes multiple sections and each section contains a short document outlining a business situation that needs to be solved.

BCG Strategy Cup - Hungary