Get the inside buzz from interns at The Boston Consulting Group

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2016)
"Amazing. You learn so much about the industry and your own abilities."
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.
Culture
8.8 / 10
 
Hours
6.8 / 10
 
Training
8.3 / 10
 
Remuneration
8.5 / 10
 
Integration
8.8 / 10
 

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