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Great company, a little stiff.

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Former Intern - Summer Business Analyst in New York, NY
Former Intern - Summer Business Analyst in New York, NY

I worked at McKinsey & Company as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

McKinsey has an incredible reputation. While you're working there you will be surrounded by some of the smartest people around. The firm opens up lots of opportunities if you want to leave.

Cons

People at McKinsey have incredibly high opinions of themselves and tend to be hyper-competitive. The office is high stress and the work can be tedious. Additionally, in the software division, the pay is lower than what you would get at a tech company, and the work is unreliable; some days you are drowning in it and others you're not even sure why you came into the office. The communication within the firm isn't great--I met many people who hadn't even heard of my division.

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    Great

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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Smart people. Great benefits. Interesting work.

    Cons

    Some people work insanely long hours.

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  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very intelligent and motivated peers makes McKinsey an inspiring and fun place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Quality of life and benefits are unmatched in the industry

    Cons

    Very clicky and tough to break into management level positions

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