Data & Research Services: The Work We Do
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Our knowledge and research specialists collaborate with global colleagues across BCG to bring expertise and capabilities to the service of our clients. Our team is made up of a diverse pool of knowledge and research positions that allow us to pursue exciting, innovative research careers.
Members of our knowledge and research group work collaboratively with others throughout BCG—particularly with consulting teams on client cases—covering a broad range of industries and capabilities throughout most markets of the world. We have a direct impact on our business and clients, helping BCGers see problems in new ways, analyze alternative solutions, and advance bold ideas to transform our clients’ businesses and improve the world.
We gain global experience and exposure by interacting with BCG’s worldwide network, working for international clients, and meeting with colleagues around the world. We use the industry’s most advanced tools and technologies to help expand BCG’s vast information resources, analytical capabilities, and operational acumen.
Our knowledge team experts leverage functional and industry experience and abilities to partner with global case teams, develop topic-specific insights, and bring new ideas to market in order to help BCG synthesize knowledge into impact.View and apply for Knowledge Team jobs
“I was looking for a 'fast and furious' experience with a steep learning curve and new projects and challenges on a daily basis. I know when I wake up that I will learn something new by the end of the day—and also help the teams better understand a topic.”
—Clément Richet, Knowledge Expert, Team Manager
The members of our data & research services team work alongside consulting team colleagues to bring advanced research capabilities to support projects and clients.View and apply for Data & Research Services jobs
Expert consultants have deep expertise in specific disciplines or industries. They belong to specific BCG practice areas and bring knowledge and experience to our clients and colleagues. To learn more about these roles, visit our consulting page.
You’ll work collaboratively with groups throughout BCG—particularly with consulting teams on client cases.
In any of our knowledge and research positions, you will have the opportunity to interact with global teams and work for international clients.
For recent graduates, we look for strong business and analytical skills, a passion for research, and preferably a relevant academic background—such as business management, economics, or political science.
For more tenured positions, we prefer individuals with relevant experience and a strong track record in an industry or reputable research firm.