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McKinsey & Company​


McKinsey & Company is a global leader in management consulting, helping organizations across the public, private, and social sectors achieve lasting success. As a partner of the Finance Club, McKinsey underpins its commitment to support future leaders and building relationships with the next generation of talent.



A major player in the most competitive domains of the economy, McKinsey serves clients in private and public sectors on challenges in operations, organization, strategy, and technology. With its locations in central Zurich and Geneva, McKinsey Switzerland offers its clientel the best of both worlds—a close-knit community and a vibrant mix of people, languages, and nationalities. McKinsey has more than 130 offices - their consultants therefore receive ample opportunity to traverse the globe through client work, training programs abroad, office exchanges, and transfers.


What makes working at McKinsey such a fulfilling experience? Many McKinsey employees join because they want to change the business world and society, make a difference with their ideas, and work on issues that matter to them. The passion for change is what unites them. At McKinsey, you can help create change on topics that matter to you. You can bring sustainable transformations into large or small corporations and organizations and help them find success in a constantly evolving world.



McKinsey offers full-time or internship positions for bachelor, master, and Ph.D. students from all backgrounds. A career at McKinsey will let you work with remarkable people, help shape growth, build important institutions in Switzerland—and learn and grow constantly. With their excellent training programs, team-based approach, commitment to mentorship, and global presence, McKinsey offers unequaled opportunities to develop your career.


McKinsey values diversity and seeks individuals with different experiences, interests, and educational backgrounds who can bring new perspectives to the company. Learn more about their efforts on diversity here (Women@McKinsey, LGTBQI+ Network).


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Events HS23

Are you interested in getting to know what it means to be a McKinsey consultant? Gain first-hand insight by joining one of McKinsey's many events taking place during HS23.

Meet McKinsey Switzerland

  • Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 18.00-19.30 CET

  • Location: Zoom

  • Deadline to register: Tuesday, September 26, 2023

  • Description: Are you eager to learn more about McKinsey Switzerland? Are you currently a student? Then, we invite you to join this exciting virtual event where you'll have the opportunity to meet some of our inspirational consultants and gain valuable insights into our Swiss office, the diverse practices and industries we serve, and our Firm culture. Additionally, we're excited to share information about the various career paths we offer (Digital Technology, Generalist, Life Science, Operations, Orphoz). This event is specially designed for students like you who are looking to explore potential opportunities and kickstart a successful career with McKinsey Switzerland

  • Audience: We invite students and recent graduates in Switzerland to register.

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Women’s breakfast for business student

  • Date: Friday, October 13, 2023, 09:00 - 11:00 CET

  • Location: Zurich

  • Deadline to apply: Sunday, October 8, 2023

  • Description: : No matter where you currently stand with your career planning, we would like to invite you to our traditional informal women’s breakfast. Whilst enjoying the cozy atmosphere and a fantastic breakfast, you can talk to our consultants with a business related background and get an insight into our day-to-day work. Any questions you might have? We are happy to answer them!

  • Audience: We invite students and recent graduates in Switzerland from business degrees who self-identify as women to apply.

  • More information and application:

Consultants in the kitchen

  • Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023, 17:30 - 22:00 CET

  • Location: Zurich

  • Deadline to apply: Sunday, October 15, 2023

  • Description: Are you hungry? And you also want to learn more about consulting? There is no reason we can’t combine the two. Join a cooking class with some of our consultants, grill them with all your questions and, most importantly, test their cooking skills. We want to welcome you back from your summer break with a fun cooking class while also giving you the chance to learn more about McKinsey and what we do.

  • Audience: We invite students and recent graduates in Switzerland from business degrees to apply.

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#SheLeads, Women Leadership Program

  • Date: Thursday, October 26, 2023, 16.00 – 21.00 CET

  • Location: Geneva and Zurich

  • Deadline to apply: Sunday, October 15, 2023

  • Description: Calling all aspiring women leaders! Join #SheLeads, our 6-week Women Leadership Program, to unleash your potential through dynamic workshops, personalized coaching, and valuable connections with consultants and link-minded participants.

  • Audience: We invite students in their Masters or PhD from universities in Switzerland and recent graduates with up to 5 years work experience who self-identify as women to apply.

  • More information and application:

CareerFairy LiveStream: McKinsey What? McKinsey Me?!

  • Date: Friday, November 3, 2023, 12.00 - 13.30 CET

  • Location: via Career Fairy

  • Deadline to register: November 3, 2023 via Career Fairy

  • Description: Are you a curious student in Switzerland eager to uncover the dynamic world of consulting? Join us for an enlightening virtual luncheon designed just for you! Hear from our consultants where they are coming from, how they ended up joining our team, and what they love most about their job. Don't miss this opportunity to gain fresh insights on how anyone can thrive in the consulting realm, regardless of where they begin! 

  • Audience: We invite students and recent graduates in Switzerland to register via CareerFairy.

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Connect with your future - Workshop for bachelor students

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023, 12:00 - 17:30 CET

  • Location: Zurich, McKinsey Office

  • Deadline to apply: Sunday, November 12, 2023

  • Description: Are you a bachelor student and always thought you were too young to apply for a career event? Do you want to experience consulting and what it feels like to work in diverse teams with students from different academic backgrounds? McKinsey invites you to this exciting event to explore foreign areas, learn new skills, and connect with McKinsey consultants and other bachelor students from different universities while solving a hands-on case study together

  • Audience: This event is open to all Bachelor students (from the second semester onward) from universities in Switzerland.

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Strategy Lab - Workshop for business students

  • Date: Thursday, November 23, 2023, 15.00 - 19.30 CET

  • Location: Zurich

  • Deadline to apply: Thursday, November 16, 2023

  • Description: This isn't your typical workshop – it's an experience that transforms theory into practice.  Step into the shoes of a consultant and deep dive into a captivating case that mirrors challenges faced by businesses today. Guided by McKinsey experts, this event challenges you to think critically, collaborate effectively, and unleash your creative problem-solving skills. If you are hungry for growth and eager to translate classroom concepts into practical skills, don't miss out on this unique opportunity and apply now.

  • Audience: We invite students and recent graduates from business degrees to apply.

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Springboard, Women Internship Program

  • Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023

  • Location: Geneva and Zurich

  • Deadline to apply: Thursday, November 30, 2023

  • Description: Fancy a taste of consulting while learning from your own personal mentor and benefiting from personal communication-skills training at the very same time? Then apply for this exclusive internship program and start with us in Spring or Summer 2024.

  • Audience: We invite undergraduate and postgraduate students in Switzerland who self-identify as women to apply.

  • More information and application:

Diversity Matters

  • Date: Thursday, December 7, 2023, 18.30 - 21.30 CET

  • Location: Geneva and Zurich

  • Deadline to apply: Sunday, December 3, 2023

  • Description: McKinsey passionately believes in developing outstanding leaders and promoting diversity, both at our firm and in the world at large. We have created and sponsored many programs, and are proud to host Diversity Matters Switzerland to support talented individuals who may be currently underrepresented in leadership roles on a local level. If you are curious to learn how and why Diversity Matters to us at McKinsey and within the Swiss offices especially, this in-person event is right for you.

  • Audience: The event is geared to especially appeal to the following groups/ communities. Join the event if you

    • self-identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community, including, but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, gender-non-conforming, non-binary, intersex or are an LGBTQ+ ally.

    • self-identify as having an African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American, Middle Eastern, North African, Eastern European, Turkish or mixed heritage.

    • self-identify as a woman.

    • self-identify as an individual from under-represented backgrounds in leadership positions. This includes (but is not limited to) individuals who have faced socioeconomic challenges or come from an under-resourced environment

  • More information and application:

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