BCG internships offer students from all subject areas and backgrounds the opportunity to get a true feel for what it’s like to work at BCG.
Kickstart your career with an internship opportunity at BCG!
As a consulting intern, you’ll join a diverse team and collaborate with other BCGers to design solutions for our clients. Not only will you learn invaluable real-life consulting skills, but you’ll also benefit from the mentorship of your colleagues and our world-class learning and development programs, giving you an authentic glimpse into what it’s like to work at BCG. Plus, if you enjoy the hard work and embrace the challenges throughout your internship, you’ll have a solid foundation from which to apply for a full-time consulting role with us.
BCG also offers country-specific internships within our business services teams such as risk management, marketing, finance, and human resources. All providing you with an opportunity to learn, develop your skills, and help our teams succeed.
Learn more about our consulting internship programs and who we look for.
At BCG, we place strong emphasis on gathering diverse perspectives from people with a range of backgrounds, so there is no “one type” of person we look for. What BCGers do have in common is the curiosity and tenacity to solve problems, and the ability to become comfortable with the ambiguity that these challenges can bring.
We offer internships within core consulting, but also a number within the tech space, such as data science and analytics, strategic and experience design, and software engineering, to name but a few. Whichever internship you choose, you’ll have a dedicated support network of BCGers, teaching you new skills every day, such as problem solving, data analysis, and presenting and pitching ideas, setting you up for success whichever career path you should choose. Most internships last for two to three months, but some may range from a few weeks, up to a year depending on the role and location.
Learn what it takes to become a generalist consultant with our core consulting internships.
Available for students pursuing undergraduate, advanced degrees, and MBAs, our consulting internship opportunities provide real-life consulting experience. Interns get a true feeling for what it takes to work here.
You’ll play a key role in one of our diverse teams and will work together with our clients to solve their greatest challenges, gaining world-class training and feedback to help catalyze your consulting career.
Develop your analytics, tech, and engineering skills with DigitalBCG, BCG GAMMA, and BCG Platinion.
DigitalBCG, BCG GAMMA and BCG Platinion offer interns an inside look at what it’s like to work within technology consulting at BCG, supplying real-world experience and the chance to sharpen their digital abilities. The availability of opportunities can vary by location but may include data science and analytics, software engineering, cyber security, strategic design, experience design, risk management, enterprise solutions, and financial engineering.
It is typically required that our digital and technology interns show specific skills and experience within their field. We strongly recommend you review the specific requirements for the internship you are applying for carefully, as these can vary by location and role.
Anthony Okolo is an Associate based in our New Jersey office. As a first year he applied to our Bridge to Consulting Program which gives first and second-year students from underrepresented ethnic minority groups the opportunity to experience life as a BCG Associate for a week. In his junior year, Anthony later joined as a summer associate, after which, he received a full-time offer and has been here ever since. We sat down with Anthony to hear highlights from his wide variety of BCG internship experiences.
Marit Enterman is an Associate based out of our Amsterdam office. After receiving a Masters in econometrics from the University of Amsterdam in March 2021, she began a consulting internship at BCG, which culminated in a full-time offer. Marit sat down with us to reflect on what a day in her life was like when she was an intern.
Tami Austen-Peters is an Associate based in our London office. During university, Tami wanted to explore a career in a wide variety of industries, so she began her consulting journey with BCG. We connected with Tami to hear about her experiences with BCG in university and how to make the most out of your internship at BCG.
“I was really impressed by the BCG internship experience. First, I saw that BCG has a really close relationship with leaders from around the world. Second, I found that at BCG, you are always surrounded by talented colleagues.”
Stefano MoawadConsultant, Milan
“My internship experience was actually a very accurate representation of the job I had once I joined full time… I think there are few other jobs out there that allow you to have such a high level of influence so early in your career. I was given so many unique opportunities to develop and grow in such a short amount of time.”
Brenna FromayanConsultant, New York
Preparing to interview for a BCG internship.
If you’re interested in exploring internship opportunities at BCG, you can start the application process by sending your resume or CV. Please note that application windows may vary depending on your chosen internship and the location of your school or university. When you send your application, be sure to specify the offices or locations where you’d prefer to work.
If you’re selected to move on to the next stage of the recruiting process, you’ll be invited to take part in a problem-solving interview, where we’ll assess your competency and interest. To learn more about what that involves and get familiar with interviewing at BCG, check out our interview process and case interview preparation pages.
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