Advanced Degree Candidates
(North America)

Advanced Degree Candidates 

Advanced degree candidates (ADCs) are students pursuing a PhD, postdoc, JD, or MD, and also current residents and practicing physicians. If you are interested in a business career, we encourage you to explore opportunities at BCG.


Your fresh and distinct perspective is needed at BCG. You'll join a team of incredibly diverse backgrounds, where your intellectual curiosity, creativity, and problem-solving skills can make valuable contributions to client projects from day one. At BCG, you will continuously expand your areas of knowledge, enhance your skills, and advance your career in a way and at a pace unmatched by most other companies.

We will help you transition from the academic or scientific world through our on-the-job apprenticeship model, mentorship opportunities, and extensive training program. We offer customized training programs for non-business background consultants to ensure a strong foundation for a successful career in strategy consulting.

If you have any questions at all, don’t hesitate to reach out to ADC Recruiting team. If you are a UK advanced degree candidate, please learn more about our recruiting process and events

ADC Eligibility

Eligible degree programs and pathways include:
  1. PhDs
  2. Postdocs (including industry postdocs)
  3. JDs
  4. MDs, MD/MBAs, MD residents/fellows
  5. Practicing physicians
  6. Professors 
  7. Current non-MBA masters with a JD, MD, or PhD

Advanced Degree Events

Check back here for details around upcoming ADC events!

We invite you to learn more about BCG and consulting through our events for advanced degree candidates. These events allow you to meet our consultants and ask questions. We hope to see you there!

Advanced Degree Application Process
BCG knows that advanced degree candidates bring a diverse skillset to our firm and thus can contribute to several different positions. We offer the following job opportunities for ADCs. Click on one of the three jobs below that interests you to learn more about the recruiting process. 

Need resume tips? Check out our Resume Writing Workshop for suggestions on what to provide on a one-page, business style resume.

Bridge to BCG Workshop

Bridge to BCG is an interactive workshop designed to help you test-drive the BCG project team experience. The application deadline for Bridge to BCG 2024 has passed.
Full-time Consultants
Generalist consultants work on varied projects across topics and industries analyzing problems, discovering insights, delivering recommendations, and making change happen for our clients. We hire across all advanced degree backgrounds and concentrations (PhD, MD, JD, postdoc, resident, practicing physician).

Class of 2024: Our 2024 full-time application deadline has passed.

Class of 2025: We encourage you to apply to our full-time deadline this summer. The summer application deadline will be announced in July.
MDs, Residents, Practicing Physicians
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Learn more about how we recruit and support incoming medical candidates to BCG.
Consultant Interns
The application deadline for 2024 internships has passed.
BCG X Data Scientists
Data scientists design and build powerful, analytics-based solutions in order to help our clients tackle their business problems. BCG X hires candidates with advanced degrees with excellent academic achievements in specific fields such as computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, machine learning, deep learning, operations research, etc. BCG X also looks for relevant experience in data science and proficiency in Python.