BCG Empower

Pre-MBA Summer Program

Welcome to BCG Empower 2022
Whether you plan to launch a career in consulting, or hope to discover an exciting new career path, we encourage you to join our program that could help you to shape your professional future.

To be considered for Empower, register for BCG Unlock by May 2nd at 11:59 pm ET.

To learn more about the program, join us on April 28 at 6:30 pm ET for a Virtual Info Session with Aisha Taylor, Principal and former Recruiting Director.  Aisha will provide an overview of Empower and answer as many questions as she can get to. Sign up today!

Program Overview

Empower, which is part of BCG Unlock, is a pre-matriculation workshop for MBA students. It is designed to provide you with hands-on experience of consulting at BCG, and will allow you to solve problems and grow your business toolkit alongside fellow Empower attendees and BCG leaders.

It is an invite-only workshop intended for incoming MBA students who are Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx and/or Indigenous. To apply for Empower, you must indicate your interest via the BCG Unlock registration form by May 2nd at 11:59 pm ET. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and you will be notified by late May. 

Through small group sessions and social events, you will get the chance to build your network of mentors and MBA peers across offices and schools. We hope you will apply to join us!
Application Process and Eligibility
To be considered for Empower, register for BCG Unlock and select the box to indicate that you are interested in Empower. The Unlock registration deadline is May 2nd at 11:59 pm ET, and applications for Empower will be considered on a rolling basis. The team will review your information holistically and follow up in late May if you are selected.

Eligibility criteria: 
  • Accepted into one of the below two-year MBA programs, and will enroll in Fall 2022
  • Identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, and/or Indigenous
  • Interested in applying to Summer 2023 consulting internship in one of BCG’s United States or Canadian offices
  • Register for Unlock by May 2nd at 11:59 pm ET
List of Eligible Two-Year MBA Programs

What Empower Participants Are Saying

BCG Empower gave me unparalleled exposure into a world-class firm. The thoughtfulness and intention behind each component of the program helped me cultivate long-standing relationships and amass valuable insights across practice areas. Empower's programming prepared me to launch and actualize my career aspirations of becoming a consultant. James Maldonado Yale School of Management
As an Empower participant, I had the opportunity to connect with many BCGers, learn about their experiences and get to know the BCG culture. During Empower, I felt like I was part of the team, and after the program there was no doubt I wanted to become a BCGer myself! Corina Negron MIT Sloan School of Management
Through BCG Empower, I was able to learn more about BCG's culture and what a career in consulting entails. The programming was both welcoming and informative and allowed me to have personal and candid conversations with BCG leaders and consultants. Damian Hurtado ​​​​​​​Booth School of Business

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