The Boston Consulting Group

Get the inside buzz from interns at The Boston Consulting Group

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2016)
"Steep, challenging learning curve."
Culture
8.8 / 10
 
Hours
6.8 / 10
 
Training
8.3 / 10
 
Remuneration
8.5 / 10
 
Integration
8.8 / 10
 

Pros

  • The firm ensures interns are well looked after and are fully integrated into their teams.
  • There are several social events and meals out organised for interns.
  • Interns are given varied, interesting work and the same level of responsibility as new joiners.

Cons

  • Hours can be unpredictable and are often long.
  • The internship can be fairly intense at times since interns are given real responsibility.
  • The training was useful but some felt that it was too brief.

What insiders say about...

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"Working twelve hours is a normal day for me."

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"We have LGBT drinks and women specific recruitment events."

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"Being at the heart of a fast-paced case team carrying out tasks that directly and..."

"The hours can be quite long."

"Fast-paced, interesting and very friendly."

"The level of responsibility given to interns."

"We had three days of formal training at the start which was very speedy but useful...."

"BCG have university recruitment and aim to attract the best candidates regardless..."

"I would personally like to have shorter work hours."

"Remuneration is competitive plus generous reimbursement and other perks."

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