McKinsey & Company provides business consultancy services to world-leading clients in the public, private, and third sectors, helping them to meet their strategic, operational, and organisational challenges.
Representing more than 90 of the 100 leading global corporations and governments in over 35 countries, its reach is wide and diverse and spans almost every industry and sector.
The graduate programme recruits Business Analysts, who take responsibility for solving client problems. The roles often include gathering data, contributing final recommendations, and presenting the information to senior figures. Successful applicants will be exposed to many different clients and businesses, meaning that learning is fast paced and varied.
Graduates will also have the opportunity to engage in the world-class learning programme, which includes formal classroom sessions alongside a mentoring scheme. Upon completion of the graduate scheme, many will go on to pursue advanced degrees on gain further work experience in a new industry, before being invited back to the business as an associate. High performing graduates may be offered this role straightaway.
There is a competitive starting salary, as well as robust work-life balance schemes that ensure work is rewarding as well as challenging.
William Hague (the current UK foreign secretary) once worked for McKinsey & Co.