Barnard Consulting Bootcamp in partnership with McKinsey & Company is a 1 day program designed especially by McKinsey for women at Barnard with a range of diverse backgrounds, academic majors and work experiences. Absolutely no prior experience in consulting or business is required- only curiosity and an interest in solving public, private and social sector problems!
This is an excellent opportunity for students to strengthen their knowledge of business and consulting, gain confidence, network and get ahead of the application and interview process, which is in late September for seniors and January for juniors. Participation in this program will bolster your chances of receiving an internship and /or full-time job offer in the industry.The
Barnard Consulting Bootcamp will:
Introduce you to management consulting both broadly as a career and specifically in your first few years of consulting - what do you really do on a daily basis?
Help you develop a profound understanding of your passions (what gives you real meaning?) and how consulting or other careers could give you an opportunity to pursue them.
Help you identify your strengths and how you can build on them to be successful in your first full time job - in consulting or elsewhere
Help you prepare for consulting interviews- in particular the case interview format with coaching, tips and a practice cas
Give you an opportunity to meet Barnard alums currently working at McKinsey who are excited to meet you!
This program draws on materials that McKinsey currently uses with recent college grads joining McKinsey, as well as McKinsey's "Centered Leadership" program which incorporates recent research on happiness, meaning and wellbeing.
Barnard Career Development (BCD) and McKinsey & Company are looking for motivated students who are eager to take an active role in their career preparation. Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:
The program requires a firm commitment from 9-5 on Friday, September 14th. Please do not apply unless you can guarantee your attendance on the 14th. No exceptions. The deadline to apply is Friday, August 31, 2012 .