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Consultant, Internship, Netherlands

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Job Type
11 Jul 2024

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.

To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures-and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.

What You'll Do

  • This is your chance to go beyond the expected. To find out what it is like to work for a consultancy that makes a lasting impact in the world and performs meaningful work that delivers real value to society. What you can expect Over a 2-4-month internship you'll get a sense of what it's like to work at BCG. This is more than an opportunity to bolster your resume, it's the chance to launch a career at BCG!
  • You will have the opportunity to thrive in a supportive environment full of curious, driven, and caring people. We are an intellectually and culturally diverse team that is committed to nurturing your professional and personal development. This is an accelerated learning experience that will serve you for a lifetime.
  • You'll be undertaking impactful project work that drives positive societal impact around the world. You'll experience a unique learning environment with extensive training and mentoring by experienced BCG Consultants. You'll take responsibility for specific components of a client project by working with the world's top minds from diverse backgrounds on cases that reshape business, government and society.
  • At BCG we believe that when we start with beyond, there's no limit to how far we can advance the world. Join us to discover how our diverse, inspirational team tackle unprecedented challenges and deliver innovative solutions throughout the world.

What You'll Bring

  • You are currently studying or have studied at a university.
  • An outstanding academic track record from a leading university
  • Strong analytical skills for quantitative problem-solving, paired with high attention to detail
  • Critical thinking skills to evaluate information, make informed decisions, and develop innovative solutions
  • Comfortable working in dynamic environments with different projects for you to work on
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work collaboratively in diverse teams and adapt to changing environments

Additional info

The application process for an internship consulting position at BCG Amsterdam

You can apply at any moment during the year, but we only interview during our dedicated Internship Campaigns, four times per year. Each campaign has an application deadline, and you will receive feedback on your application within one week after the application deadline.

Overview Internship campaigns 2024/2025

Internship Campaign 1

Application deadline: 10 August 2024

Application feedback: 24 August 2024

Interview period: 1 September - 19 September 2024

Internship Campaign 2

Application deadline: 10 November 2024

Application feedback: 17 November 2024

Interview period: 2 December - 20 December 2024

Internship Campaign 3

Application window: 26 January 2025

Application feedback: 2 February 2025

Interview period: 17 February - 7 March 2025

Internship Campaign 4

Application window: 4 May 2025

Application feedback: 11 May 2025

Interview period: 26 May - 21 June 2025

Application Steps
There are five steps in the application process. Please read the following instructions carefully and make sure you submit the correct documents on time. The interviews take place in a hybrid format. Which means you have both virtual and interviews face to face at the Amsterdam office.

Step 1: Online Application

For a complete application please provide the following documents:

    • Resume

    • High school transcripts

    • Bachelor , (provisional) Master certificates and lists of University grades .

    • Cover letter (optional): It is not required to explain your motivation. If you wish to do so, you can use this cover letter to provide additional explanation about your profile and the provided documents.

Step 2: Online Assessment Environment

This consists of two parts:

    • The online case is a virtual case experience consisting of a mix of qualitative questions, business logic, and analytical problem solving.

    • The reasoning test is a virtual reasoning test in which you interpret graphs, draw quantitative conclusions based on available information and make calculations.

Step 3: First Round Interviews

The first round consists of two interviews:

    • Two case interviews (60 min)

Step 4: Final Round Interviews

The final round consists of four interviews:

    • A personality-based interview with a recruiter (45 min)

    • Two case interviews (60 min)

    • A written case (2,5h)

Step 5: Offer

Following this second round of interviews, we may decide to extend you an offer . If that's the case, we'll consult with you on the best start date !

Join us

Ready to take the next step in your consulting career? Apply now to become a Visiting Associate at BCG in Amsterdam and join a vibrant community of forward-thinkers and change-makers.

If you want to interview during Internship Campaign 1 (September 1 - 20), apply before Augustus 10. You will receive feedback on your application by Augustus 24, and you will know latest by September 27 if you will start an Internship at BCG Amsterdam.

Be part of a team that flourishes with challenge and collaboration, where your ideas are valued and your potential is limitless. Together, let's create solutions and make a lasting impact on businesses and society.

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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  • Job Reference: 1384665400-2
  • Date Posted: 11 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Boston Consulting Group
  • Location: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Role: Other, Project Management, Testing
  • Job Type: Permanent