Boston Consulting Group is the second largest consulting firm by revenue and consistently ranks high in our top consulting firms. The firm’s diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise to organizations, helping them to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact. Purpose-driven, the firm strives to drive lasting impact for its employees, clients, and society. "You will be challenged... and rewarded," say insiders.

Company Stats


Employer Type




10,001+ Employees


Featured Rankings

Vault Consulting 50


Major Departments/Practice Areas

Business & Organizational Purpose


Major Office Locations

Boston, MA (HQ)


Employment Contact

Amy Fazen

Firsthand Findings

A genuine titan in the strategy consulting field, BCG is a firm that grooms leaders while tackling some of  the toughest strategic challenges its clients can throw at it. None of this is news: the firm has been at the  top of the consulting tree for a long time at this point. But what might come as a revelation is the extent  to which BCG—a firm with something of a stodgy, by-the-books reputation in years gone by—has  reinvented itself for the modern business landscape. 

That reinvention, coupled with phenomenal training, career development and compensation offerings,  make for a heady career mixture. Small wonder, then, that firm insiders consistently seem so happy with  their lot: this is a firm that people don’t really want t...

About the Company

With 22,000 employees in more than 90 offices in more than 50 countries and regions, Boston Consulting Group ranks as one of America's largest private companies, according to Forbes. The firm partners with leaders  in business and society to help them tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest  opportunities. Its clients include many of the world's largest and most influential companies. BCG counts  Indra Nooyi, Chairman and former CEO of PepsiCo, Steve Hafner, CEO and co-founder of KAYAK, Rohini Srivathsa, CTO of Microsoft India, Jean-Cristophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari, Lydie Hudson, CEO of Sustainability of Credit Suisse, Minda Xu, CCO of Honeywell, and Nyimpini Mabunda, CEO of General Electric, Southern Africa among its more than 30,000 alumni around the world.

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Employee Reviews

  • “BCG does some of the most cutting-edge work in the industry. We're able to do that because we are  committed to developing custom solutions for each of our clients by putting incredibly smart teams  together to solve those challenges together. The supportive learning environment fuels all of this.”
  • “It is a fantastic place to start a career or join after 3-4 years of experience. You get to work on the most  interesting and challenging projects, with C-level execs, right out of undergrad and MBA. And you do it  with great people that care about others.”
  • “Leadership and managers seem to genuinely care about their people. Managers make real investment  in their people, helping their teams achieve their goals and more together.”
  • “My peers at BCG are the most intelligent yet humble, kind, and supportive people I've had the  opportunity to work with. I feel that their culture of people development and genuine relationship  building is truly unique within the industry and makes me feel like the conversations I have and the work  that I do on a daily basis is not just transactional politics.”
  • “While the hours may be long and at times quite stressful, this is a firm that has an abundance of  resources (trainings, mentorships, experts) that are able and willing to support you. Great people, great firm.”

Why Work Here

At BCG, your success is our success. We’re deeply invested in helping you develop and empowering you with the tools you need to build your dream career. We offer challenging and impactful work, meaningful connections and apprenticeship, individualized learning and development opportunities, and programs and benefits to support your health and wellbeing.

Getting Hired Here


  • “BCG is looking for a diverse set of leaders and problem solvers. They source top candidates from the top universities in the world, with more and more a preference for analytical expertise. Looking for  people who can unlock the potential of those who advance the world.”
  • “Generally have two interview dates. First round is two behavior [interviews] and one case. Second is two long cases and short behavioral in each. Call back process is generally fast. BCG is objective in hiring  process—if the score on the rubric is high enough, then they are hired. I received my call back less than  20 minutes after leaving the office. Ideal candidates show an appetite to learn and work in teams. Cases  interviews aren't about knowing the answer but seeing how you plan out what you need to learn.”
  • “Our interview process seeks to find great strategic thinkers through the case process. The ideal candidate shows their passion, their motivation, thinks critically and communicates succinctly.”
  • “Recruiting is highly competitive and highly personalized, with a great deal of time and effort spent getting to know high-priority candidates and sharing our firm's culture and work. BCG attracts bright, curious people who prioritize impactful work and a highly supportive culture.”
  • “The ideal candidate is quantitatively-minded, able to break a problem down into its component parts, and clearly articulate their thinking to arrive at the case solution. The ideal candidate collaborates with the interviewer during the case.”

Perks & Benefits