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)
"Solving the world's problems!"
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...

"Go through the practice case studies that are available online and ensure that you..."

"The culture is very welcoming and warm. There are many social activities provided,..."

"Working hours varied a lot from case to case but you would typically work later during..."

"During my time with BCG, the best perks included: free dinners (after 8pm), drinks,..."

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

"Some questions that I was asked include: how can you explain the drop in profits?..."

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

"I feel that I am treated like a new joining graduate would, and I am given the same..."

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

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

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

"The level of responsibility given to interns."

"I found the training extremely useful before and during being staffed on a case."

"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!"

"People at any level are willing to find time to talk to interns and help where possible..."

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