🚀 Internship

Associate Intern

McKinsey & Company



🚀 Off-cycle


Rolling basis


You will join one of our offices around the world for 8-10 weeks, usually in the summer, to work in teams and directly with our clients. In addition to these locations, this job opportunity is also available in Ho Chi Minh City.

In this role, you will help our clients in private, public, and social sectors solve their most pressing problems. You will also work with many experts, from data scientists and researchers to software and app designers.

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Area of Responsibilities



You'll work in teams of typically 3 - 5 consultants to identify, and oftentimes implement, potential solutions for a specific client problem or challenge. Together, you will help clients make lasting improvements to their performance and realize their most important goals.Over the course of each project, you will gather and analyze information, formulate and test hypotheses, and develop and communicate recommendations. You'll also present results to client management and implement recommendations in collaboration with client team members. In some cases, you will be asked to travel to your client site.When you join McKinsey, you are joining a firm that will invest in your professional development. As an associate intern, you will receive training and coaching on how to better:Structure ambiguous problems and take action to solve themSynthesize clear takeaways from complex information into clear takeaways and recommendations using both qualitative and quantitative methodsWork effectively with diverse teams to come up with the best solution and move people and organizations to actEstablish trust-based relationships with clients to better serve their organizations Communicate effectively with all audiences, including senior leaders, in a structured mannerDevelop your leadership style, leveraging your own passions, strengths, and personal values
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Bachelor’s degree; Advanced graduate degree in progress (e.g., MBA, PhD, etc.); Academic degree requirements may vary by countryAbility to work collaboratively in a team and create an inclusive environment with people at all levels of an organizationCapability to drive an independent workstream in the context of a broader team projectComfort with ambiguous, ever-changing situationsAbility to break down and solve problems through quantitative thinking and analysis Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English and local office language(s) 
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