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Join McKinsey as a Junior Associate: Opportunities Across the Globe

Join McKinsey as a Junior Associate: Opportunities Across the Globe

Are you ready to launch your consulting career with one of the world’s leading firms? McKinsey invites talented individuals to apply for the role of Junior Associate in various locations worldwide, including Abu Dhabi, Addis Ababa, Almaty, Amsterdam, Astana, Athens, Baku, Bangkok, Beijing, Bengaluru, Bogota, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Casablanca, Chennai, Colombo, Copenhagen, Doha, Dubai, Dublin, Gothenburg, Guatemala City, Gurugram, Helsinki, Hong Kong SAR, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Lagos, Lima, Lisbon, London, Luanda, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manila, Medellin, Melbourne, Milan, Montevideo, Mumbai, Nairobi, New Delhi, Osaka, Oslo, Panama City, Perth, Quito, Riyadh, Rome, San Jose, Santiago, Santo Domingo, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore City, Stockholm, Sydney, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, and more.

Who You’ll Work With

As a Junior Associate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with diverse teams and work directly with clients across different industries and sectors. McKinsey’s culture is distinctively inclusive, fostering an environment where your development as a leader is accelerated, enabling you to drive positive and enduring change in the world. You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to solving some of the most challenging problems faced by organizations in the private, public, and social sectors, alongside experts ranging from data scientists and researchers to software and app designers.

If you have a specific practice in mind, you can indicate your preference during the application process, with the possibility of combining multiple preferences. To learn more about McKinsey’s client engagements and how you can make an impact, visit our careers site.

What You’ll Do

In this role, you’ll work in teams typically comprising 3 to 5 consultants, actively engaging in all aspects of client engagement. Your responsibilities will include gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations. You’ll also have the opportunity to present results to client management and collaborate with client team members to implement recommendations.

Junior Associates at McKinsey receive exceptional training and ongoing coaching and mentoring from colleagues. This support includes guidance from a Partner assigned to you to help shape your career, along with up to five weeks of formal training in your first few years. You’ll also receive assistance from your local office or practice in selecting client projects, allowing you to develop your skills and expand your professional network.

While specialized knowledge is developed over time, McKinsey consultants typically start with broad focus areas, meaning specific industry or functional expertise is not required initially. This allows for flexibility in building on previous knowledge or exploring new areas, even for experienced professionals joining McKinsey.


  • University degree with an excellent academic record
  • Demonstrated academic, managerial, or professional achievement
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Strong leadership experience in academic, professional, or extracurricular settings
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Effective communication skills in English and the local office language(s)
  • Willingness to travel

If you’re ready to embark on an exciting journey in consulting, seize this opportunity to join McKinsey and make a difference.


Apply now to be considered for the role of Junior Associate.