McKinsey, Bain, and BCG Application Deadlines for 2025 Summer and Full-Time Roles

Application deadlines for McKinsey, Bain, and BCG begin as early as July 7. To stay updated on the application process, register for upcoming events, and apply, please visit the website of each respective firm.

Bain, BCG, and McKinsey application deadlines for 2025 internships and full-time roles:


*Bain will review applications after each deadline date.  You can apply to either deadline; be prepared to interview a few weeks later.

**BCG has designated the earlier date as the preferred application deadline.  Classes will fill as talent is identified. We recommend applying by the preferred deadline date if you will be prepared to interview a few weeks after this date.

For undergraduates (full-time):

  • McKinsey BA application deadline: August 8 

For undergraduates (internships):

How can I learn more about consulting?

The Management Consulting and the Interview Process Guide includes an introduction to consulting, examples of cases, two common case interview methods, and tips for acing the case interview.

Forage offers short, self-paced, virtual work experiences designed and delivered by leading companies, including consulting firms. Virtual work experiences let you take on the practical tasks of a consultant so that you can get a feel for what it’s like to work in consulting.

How can I prepare my application materials?

Visit the OCS website for resume resources and cover letter tips, which include Big Interview. With Big Interview, you can run your draft resume through an AI review and upload a specific job description to see how well your resume aligns with that role.

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 can be found here, including a case prep timeline.

How can I prepare for behavioral interviews?

Visit the OCS website for interviewing resources, including how to tell your interviewing story, and Big Interview, a platform enabling you to run interactive mock interviews and receive instant feedback.

Connect with the OCS for advice, review of your application materials, and encouragement. 

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
Yale Office of Career Strategy