The Boston Consulting Group

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2016)
"Engaging, intense and very enjoyable."
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  • 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.


  • 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...

"Prepare for case interviews but do not over-prepare. Make sure you remember basic..."

"The firm has a good attitude towards teamwork during working hours, and you are not..."

"The hours can be long, but there are clearly peaks and troughs. During peaks, home..."

"There were countless social events in evenings and on weekends. Travel case perks..."

"To apply you must send in CV and cover letter. If successful, you have a first round..."

"What is something you are not good at? Why do you want to work in consulting?"

"It is a very mixed workplace, which is to the benefit of everyone. The London office..."

"Working in a team of four people, I was given responsibility for my own modules researching..."

"The variety of work, the amazing people, and the great social activities planned..."

"Having real responsibilities can be rather stressful at times."

"Employee-focused and very interesting to work for!"

"The experience it provided as I am considering consultancy as a future career."

"We had an introduction to some financial background, and Excel, PowerPoint, etc...."

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

"Shorter hours would have been welcome, but it was also good that we weren't sold..."

"It's very good starting out and the pay ladder is surprisingly quite steep too!"

"I found managers to be super accessible. BCG is incredibly flat as a company. You..."

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