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

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

BCG Accelerate

BCG Accelerate is a tailored virtual info series for advanced degree candidates. Explore a career as a BCG consultant and gain essential skills and insights for success at BCG.

International Events

For candidates interested in our BCG offices outside of the US and Canada, please refer to our BCG International Events Page for upcoming events and other information.

*All international virtual events can be found on this page.

Advanced Degree Application Process

We are actively recruiting 2025 graduates, looking for full-time roles at BCG.

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 Consulting Workshop

The Bridge to BCG 2024 application is now live!

Bridge to BCG is an interactive workshop designed to help you test-drive the BCG project team experience.
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: Apply for our Bridge to BCG workshop by March 20, 2024. Those selected to participate will have the opportunity to interview for a full-time role. If you're not selected for the workshop, we encourage you to apply to our full-time deadline this summer. The summer application deadline will be announced in June.
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.
X Data Scientist Consultants
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.