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World class organization.

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Former Employee - Engagement Manager in Charlotte, NC
Former Employee - Engagement Manager in Charlotte, NC
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Amazing people from all walks of life and across cultures Interesting and challenging projects at instituations that matter Good compensation and generous benefits As true a meritocracy as I've seen and well executed Fun and exciting office events

Cons

Very long hours (70+ per week) Consistently high pressure Ambitious employees often play full court politics

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  1. satisfied IT intern

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    Current Employee - IT Intern in New York, NY
    Current Employee - IT Intern in New York, NY

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    learn about the firm global network

    Cons

    no full time return offer, their hire interns each semester


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    You are always as good as your last review

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    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities to work with very senior clients, on high-impact issues, with very smart people all around. Some options to create/find your niche in a given industry and rapidly become a "go-to"/expert in that field (and be recognized for it) Great trainings Access to a vast network after your time at McKinsey

    Cons

    Being staffed on a 'good" engagement is like the lottery. It doesn't always happen because stars don't always line up (the consultant's availability, relevant skills, timing of the client, etc.). Getting staffed is a bit like being on the job market: you have to advocate for yourself unless a champion does it for you (e.g., a partner, an associate principal, or sometimes an engagement manager) Especially outside the US, the organization is very different, less concerned with lifestyle if at all, ready to please the client at all costs, and not worried about squeezing the team like a lemon. Unacceptable behaviors from partners in the US are not sanctioned in other offices.


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