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)
"Engaging, intense and very enjoyable."
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...

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

"The company has a great culture, and the interns are part of all office bonding events!..."

"I work typically from 8:15am to 7:00pm, and I have had no weekend work or late nights..."

"Plenty of nights out are organised with events in classy and quirky places. There's..."

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

"I was asked generic 'fit' questions such as: why do you want to work at this company?..."

"I think that the company are very diverse in all respects."

"My role has involved going to client meetings, making excel models, and creating..."

"The company looks after the interns really well and organised really fun social events..."

"The long hours."

"Interesting, challenging, rewarding."

"BCG has a fantastic reputation and is a brilliant place to start your career - that's..."

"I have picked up a variety of skills including: managing a challenging workload through..."

"BCG work with students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and provides one-to-one mentoring..."

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

"We're very well paid and receive a signing bonus if we're also made an offer."

"I've been fully integrated into a case team and rarely felt like the 'intern'. I..."

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