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...

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"Interns are considered the same as newly starting employees and are totally integrated..."

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

"Taxis, free dinners, breakfasts and lunches are some of the best company perks for..."

"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?"

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

"My role was that of any other consultant on the team: to take responsibility for..."

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

"You will get a lower level of client interaction as an intern."

"Engaging, intense and very enjoyable."

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

"We had an induction for three days on how to use Excel and write PowerPoint slides,..."

"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..."

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

"Accessibility of supervisors is varied, some are very open and give frequent (daily)..."

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