Summer Senior Associate position

Job description

MBAs typically enter Strategy& as Summer Senior Associates. Summer Senior Associates work with clients throughout all stages of strategy-based projects: identifying the major issues that the client is facing, generating hypotheses regarding those issues, structuring and performing analyses, identifying creative but pragmatic options within potential market scenarios, developing conclusions, making strategic recommendations and developing plans to operationalize the agreed-upon strategy.

The wide array of backgrounds and diversity among our people is highly valued, as this is one of the secrets underlying the power of our teamwork. If you want to realize your full potential while making a difference for clients and society, Strategy& is the place for you.

Successful Summer Senior Associate candidates need to be able to demonstrate a mix of achievements, capabilities and skills

  • An MBA or MBA student, showing strong past academic achievements
  • A minimum of three years of relevant industry or functional work experience showing progress/promotion and academic achievement
  • Practical experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Strategy or strategic planning
    • Strategic project leadership
    • Organizational restructuring/transformation
    • Finance or business operations
    • Business development, marketing, or sales
  • Powerful intellect – including strong analytical, verbal and written skills
  • Profound demonstration of leadership, team orientation, and initiative
  • Strong motivation and enthusiasm
  • Professional integrity and cultural sensitivity
  • Curiosity and creativity
  • IQ/EQ balance and relationship skills that enable effectiveness with clients and growth into senior roles
  • Ambition to build client capabilities that deliver lasting impact
  • Legal work authorization (more information on offices sponsoring visa will follow closer to the application date)
  • Fluency in English (some offices also require fluency in the local language, more information will follow closer to application date)


How to apply?

  • Upload your CV and cover letter through the link provided on Career Central
  • Please clearly indicate your two office location preferences in your cover letter and briefly explain the reasons for your office preference
  • Make sure you have read the attachments on Career Central so you know the visa and language requirements of the offices of your choice
  • The application will take approximately 8 - 10 minutes to complete

Interview process

  • After your application, you will be called and invited if you made it to the first interview round
  • On your interview day you will have two 45-minute first round interviews
  • If successful, final rounds of interviews will be conducted by Senior Directors and Partners of the local Strategy& office
  • Both interviews involve some general discussion, in order to get to know each other, as well as a case discussion to understand how you analyze real-world business problems. The last 5 minutes are scheduled for any final questions you may have
  • If invited for multiple offices, please ensure that you communicate your no. 1 preferred office location to the interviewer before commencing each interview. If you successfully pass the first rounds, you can only be advanced for final rounds to the office which has your highest preference