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 EventsWe invite you to learn more about BCG and consulting through our upcoming events for advanced degree candidates.
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.

BCG Greater China US Campus Advanced Degree Full-time Recruiting Information Session

July 18, 2024 at 9:30am Beijing time
Event Registration Deadline: July 16, 2024 5:00pm Beijing time Qualification: Class of 2025 Advanced Degree (PhD/MD/JD) Candidates enrolled in North America Campus
Required documents: CV in English

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.

Full-Time Consultants
Full-Time Application Deadline: Monday, August 12, 2024

Who can apply 
Those who are earning or have earned a PhD, MD, or JD and are looking to start full-time with BCG between February 2025 and January 2026 are welcome to apply.  

Ready to apply?
  1. Create or log into your candidate profile here
  2. Upload the resume you want associated with your application
  3. Ensure your office preferences listed under the “My Profile” section are up-to-date
    • Please ensure your top two office preferences on your profile align with your application(s) and are consistent across the application(s). Before you fill out an application, please ensure your office preferences are up to date on your profile. If you update your top two office preferences on your profile after you fill out an application, those changes will not be reflected in the application.
  4. Navigate to Application(s) that align with your top two office preferences. If you are interested in:
    • US offices only: Apply to the US application  only.
    • US and international offices: Apply to both the US application and the relevant system or country-specific application.
    • Offices outside the US only:  Apply to the appropriate system or country-specific application(s).
    • You can find applications links for offices outside of the US on our BCG International Application and Events page.
  5. Now you're ready to submit your application(s)
    • If you advance in the talent acquisition process, it will be for one country or system.

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.
Additional Advanced Degree Opportunities
Explore more opportuntiies we offer to advanced degree candidates below.
MDs, Residents, Practicing Physicians at BCG
Learn more about how we recruit and support incoming medical candidates to BCG.  
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.