The Boston Consulting Group Summer Internship Program

4.6 of 5 stars Overall Intern Rating (26 Intern Reviews)

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4.3 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

A summer of learning and fun


Uppers

Weekly social events with other team members and interns


Downers

Short length made it hard to deliver valuable results


Advice to Potential Interns

Be prepared to work on any project in any location.


Advice to Management

N/A


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Revolutionary Thought Leadership


Uppers

Weekly feedback on content, professional skills, driving to goals


Downers

Commuting through traffic


Advice to Potential Interns

Address the ambiguous to create better predictability


Advice to Management

More team-based summer intern activities


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

great chance to move up a steep learning curve with real-world experiences


Uppers

the people are great; smart, humble, helpful, fun


Downers

relocating to a new city on a short term basis


Advice to Potential Interns

interns are integrated into working teams as fully-independent members and are expected to contribute right away


Advice to Management

it's a great place to work.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.3 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Great learning experience with opportunity to achieve high impacts.


Uppers

People is extremely smart, and at the same time very easygoing and straightforward.


Downers

Wish to have more mentoring/training opportunities.


Advice to Potential Interns

It is a great organization with amaizing people.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.3 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Summer doesn't mean a break from learning


Uppers

Intern events: Portland ME retreat, Red Sox game Predictable hours: weekends off


Downers

Poor visibility in terms of tasks assigned to me


Advice to Potential Interns

Get to know people in the office


Advice to Management

Recruit more minorities


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.3 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Challenging, fast-paced, and dynamic


Uppers

Working alongside incredibly bright people, networking opportunities, traveling perks, and events. Having honest feedback and mentors who are looking to help you develop your skillset.


Downers

Long hours and variable workload. Stress of potentially not receiving a fulltime offer.


Advice to Potential Interns

Understand the job for what it is and what it isn't - grasping the reality of the situation will make it much easier to be successful and happy.


Advice to Management

Excellent overall, no real suggestions from my end.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Work with a team to help a company make a significant change to their organization


Uppers

Working with interesting people; good feedback; access to partners


Downers

Occasional lack of clarity;


Advice to Potential Interns

This job has long hours and is very demanding, but BCG works to make work/life balance as feasible as possible.


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Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Quick impact on the client


Uppers

Great managers and coaches that helped me to quickly improve my performance


Downers

Traveling becomes a challenge


Advice to Potential Interns

Great job but tough to keep work-life balance


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Work with highly talented teammates to solve complex problems for real-world clients -all while recieveing proactive support and mentorship


Uppers

Mentorship, feedback, real-world problems, compensation.


Downers

Sitting in front of a computer for large portions of the day, the heavy use of PowerPoint and Excel.


Advice to Potential Interns

BCG is a place where you can challenge yourself and have an impact, while addressing the needs of some of the world's most important organizations.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Strategy Consulting Internship with Data Analysis, Insight Development, and Communication of Recommendations to Client


Uppers

- Professional development - Client interaction - Quantitiave rigor - Interaction with senior management


Downers

- Lifestyle


Advice to Potential Interns

Not Applicable


Would You Recommend

Yes


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