Get the inside buzz from interns at The Boston Consulting Group

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2016)
"Employee-focused and very interesting to work for!"
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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...

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"The people, opportunities and experiences."

"It's really fast-paced and the work can be very challenging."

"Fast-paced, interesting and very friendly."

"I went to a 'women in consulting' event at the end of my first year that I was very..."

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"More continuity in cases."

"The remuneration is very generous."

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