Application deadlines for McKinsey, BCG and Bain begin as early as June 25, 2023. To stay updated on the application process, register for upcoming events, and apply, please visit the website of each respective firm.
Application deadlines for 2024 internships and full-time roles:
*NOTE: Bain and BCG have designated the earlier dates as the preferred application deadlines. Classes will fill as talent is identified. OCS recommends applying by the preferred deadline date if you will be prepared to interview a few weeks following this date.
- Bain Associate Consultant deadlines: June 25 * or September 10
- BCG Associate deadline: June 28
- McKinsey BA application deadline: July 14
- Bain Summer Associate deadlines: June 25 * or September 10
- BCG Summer Associate deadlines: June 28 * or September 13
- McKinsey Summer BA application deadline: August 30
How can I learn more about consulting?
Review the Management Consulting and the Interview Process Guide. This guide includes an introduction to consulting, examples of cases, two common case interview methods and tips for acing the case interview.
Attend events organized by the firms. View ‘Events’ on the OCS website for details. Additional events may be found on each firms’ website.
How can I prepare my application materials?
Visit resume resources and cover letter tips for guidance on crafting your resume and writing a strong cover letter.
How can I prepare for case interviews?
OCS offers RocketBlocks, an interactive web application built by experts from McKinsey, BCG and Bain. RocketBlocks provides guidance on how to approach case problems, exercises to hone your case skills, and access to live partners to practice your skills. Additional resources to help you prepare can be found here.
How can I prepare for behavioral interviews?
We suggest that you review our interviewing resources, including Big Interview a platform that allows you to run interactive mock interviews and receive instant feedback.
As always, connect with the OCS for advice, review of your application materials and encouragement along the way.