McGill ​​​​​​​University

A Message From Our Team

Hello and a warm welcome to BCG at McGill University, where you will find information about our recruiting team and our application procedures.

On behalf of the Recruiting Team for McGill University, we are thrilled at your interest in strategy consulting, and specifically in BCG! We think you will find that BCG has a great deal to offer you as a career choice and a life experience.

If you are interested but not yet ready to apply for a job, please create a profile here and tell us about yourself. If you have previously registered, you may sign in at any time to update your profile information.

Reema Castelino, Talent Acquisition Director

Meet Our Team

Philippe is a Principal and Recruiting Director in the Montreal office. He joined BCG in 2018 after his PhD in Biochemistry from Université de Montréal and has been working with a diverse array of industrial & consumer goods clients including mining and pulp & paper. He focuses in transformations, culture, organizations and operations in manufacturing industries. Prior to joining BCG he was a finalist at the World University Debate Championship 2018 in Mexico. Outside of work, Philippe loves hiking, wakeboarding, skiing and playing chess. He is fluent in English and French.
Philippe Lemay
Recruiting Director
Olivier is an associate in the Montreal office. He joined in 2021 after completing his Masters of Engineering from McGill University and working in consulting in the Middle East. Olivier has worked with clients on strategy and operations projects in a wide range of industries. He is also actively involved with BCG's Beyond Pledges interview series with CEOs discussion actions on climate change, and the Montreal office's Digital & AI Masterclass. Outside of work, Olivier enjoys traveling, running, listening to podcasts and board games. He is fluent in English and French.
Olivier Carpentier
Olivia is the Talent Acquisition Manager at BCG and her focus is on Montreal recruitment. Prior to joining BCG, she worked in multiple roles with HR. Over the past few years, her main focus has been in recruitment (campus and experienced hires). Outside of work, Olivia loves discovering new hobbies and spends most of her time with her dog.
Oliva Diec
Talent Acquisition Manager
Michael is a Consultant in the Montreal office. He joined BCG in 2022 after completing his MBA from McGill University, and has worked with clients in the Consumer and Industrial Goods practice areas. Previously, Michael practiced as a pharmacist in the community setting, most recently co-founding an online pharmacy offering services across the province. In his spare time, he enjoys playing squash, cycling, skiing, and developing mobile apps. He is fluent in English and French.
Michael Bourkas
Consultant, McGill University School Captain
Charles is a Project Leader in the Montreal office. He joined in 2021 after completing his MBA at MIT Sloan and has been working on strategy, digital and transformation projects in the industrial goods and energy industries. Prior to joining BCG, Charles worked in consulting in Europe. Outside of work, Charles likes to run and play racket sports but, he is currently busy with his two little boys.
Charles de Oteyza
Project Leader, McGill University School Captain

Summer 2024 Consultant Application Process

The Recruiting Process

We seek people with drive, energy, first-rate minds, and ability to lead and persuade. In selecting people to join the firm, we carry out an intensive interviewing process. Candidates should demonstrate success in their academic and extracurricular activities, whether that be through volunteer work, professional experiences, or through personal initiatives. We seek people with drive, creativity, first rate minds, and an ability to lead. Compensation for associates entering the firm is extremely competitive and grows rapidly with strong performance.


We are interested in meeting MBA and Advanced Degree Candidates (PhD, post doc, MD, JD) scheduled to graduate in 2025 who are available for an internship during the summer of 2024. Candidates should demonstrate success in their academic and extra-curricular activities, whether that be through volunteer work, professional internships, or through personal initiatives. We seek people with drive, creativity, intelligence, and an ability to lead.

Language of work for positions permanently located in Quebec
Knowledge of French is required for positions permanently located in Quebec so incumbents can communicate with their colleagues and suppliers in Quebec as necessary. French-language training is offered to all incumbents in permanent positions in Quebec who do not have a good knowledge of French.

Other language requirement
Fluent English is required for this position in order to communicate with clients, partners and colleagues, who are predominantly located outside Quebec.

Application Deadline 

The deadline for Summer Consultant applications is Sunday, December 3, 2023, at 11:59pm EST.

How to Apply 

Candidates interested in applying must submit an application including a cover letter, résumé and most recent unofficial transcript.
Language of work for positions permanently located in Quebec.

Please click here to complete your online application.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application or interview process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may contact us here.

​​​​​​​Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.

Helpful Hints 

It is never too early to start preparing! To help you prepare for our interview process, we offer practice cases on our website – feel free to review these cases here.

It is also helpful for you understand the kind of work we do for our clients. Aside from our corporate website, please visit the BCG Perspectives website to learn about the breadth of work we do.

Thank you for your interest and best of luck!

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