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5.0 of 5 stars

Providing impact even during short 10 week internship
Atlanta, GA | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

the case team, the people, engagement with partners


Downers

I didn't get to travel


Advice to Potential Interns

the case interview is very similar to the actual job


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Brilliant colleagues, balanced lifestyle
Chicago, IL | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Helpful and collaborative colleagues, wealth of support and enrichment opportunities


Downers

Irregularity of working hours


Advice to Potential Interns

Think different


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

The juice was worth the squeeze: BCG is as good as advertised.
Chicago, IL | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Varied work experience, good exposure to an actual case and responsbilities, ample opportunities to determine fit with the office


Downers

Some content of the in-office portion of training during orientation could have been more effectively delivered in pre-read slides.


Advice to Potential Interns

Take a large sample and determine if you are a true fit with the people of the organization, not just the brand prestige.


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4.8 of 5 stars

Experienced outstanding dedication to developing, challenging, and supporting the individual, a real community
San Francisco, CA | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Office mates and friends, hanging out on the weekends, Starwood points and flying business class


Downers

It can be challenging to adjust to the time management - you manage your own hours which can be long, but are much better when managed well and balanced against sleep, etc.


Advice to Potential Interns

If you care about integrity, creativity and critically thinking about how to deliver value for a client, BCG is a good fit work-wise. If you like being around sociable, friendly, extremely smart people who are absolutely dedicated to sharing their experiences, BCG is a good fit people-wise.


Advice to Management

It would be great to have more senior women role models


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Learn, laugh, and grow with BCG's one of a kind internship
San Francisco, CA | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The awesome people, the challenging and stimulating work, and the friendly and down to earth company culture. I also got to travel to client sites which was a unique experience.


Downers

Honestly, nothing comes to mind.


Advice to Potential Interns

If you aren't afraid to be thrown into a challenging environment, one in which you're forced to quickly learn and work hard, then this internship is for you.


Advice to Management

Honestly, nothing really comes to mind again.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

A snapshot of the education you'll receive as a management consultant, with the social support network to help you transition
Chicago, IL | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The reality of my case experience, the sense of ownership I felt over my work, and the social connections the company helped facilitate


Downers

Most interns, including myself, were only exposed to one case experience--would be nice if timing worked out to get multiple, shorter experiences


Advice to Potential Interns

This is definitely the best job you can have as a 22-year-old, and starting as an intern softens the transition to an extremely challenging profession


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

Excellent introduction to consulting and life at BCG
Boston, MA | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

all employees caring a lot about the interns

intern events


Downers

Nothing in particular comes to mind


Advice to Potential Interns

Getting to know the people is the best way to get a good feel for the company and what it is about.


Would You Recommend

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4.9 of 5 stars

Travel a steep learning curve with the help of great and intelligent people
Boston, MA | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Meeting great people; being trusted with work for a client; learning a ton


Downers

There are times that the case is not the most interesting


Advice to Potential Interns

BCG is the best and guaranteed wonderful summer experience


Advice to Management

Nothing


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

BCG is a place to learn and develop further than anywhere else in the world.
Chicago, IL | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The people at BCG have been amazing. We have had terrific access to people at all levels in the organization.


Downers

It's difficult to take a full role on the project as an intern because of the timing and your capabilities when you start.


Advice to Potential Interns

Over-communicate, take advantage of the access in the firm, and enjoy yourself!


Would You Recommend

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5.0 of 5 stars

The perfect transition from education to professional growth
Boston, MA | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The people, the content, the skills, the responsibility, the training, the support, the perks, the work/life balance, the respect, the other interns, the travel, the location, the feedback


Downers

Nothing specific comes to mind!


Advice to Potential Interns

Ask lots of questions, speak up, listen well, stay calm and in control, be humble, ask for help, this is the best place to grow and accelerate your career


Advice to Management

No specific advice comes to mind


Would You Recommend

Yes


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