McKinsey Secondment

McKinsey & Company Business Analysts
Six to twelve months
March 14, 2015

Each year, McKinsey & Company Business Analysts (BAs) may apply for a six- to twelve- month Secondment to work with Civic Consulting Alliance on one or more high-impact Chicago projects.


Secondees are integrated into Civic Consulting project teams, offering a unique opportunity to build public-sector consulting expertise while making a tangible difference in the city.


Top performing Business Analysts (BAs) are eligible, and must have at least 12 months of experience at McKinsey. Secondees continue to receive McKinsey benefits and some technology support while participating in the program. The start date of the externship is flexible, depending on project schedules.


"Through a crime reduction project for Chicago Police Department, I could really see and tackle a core issue of the city to improve safety and quality of life.  Civic Consulting gave me hands-on experience to thoroughly understand the issues and opportunities of Chicago." -- Hiroshi Odawara, McKinsey Secondee.

Please see McKinsey's Third Year Opportunities website for additional details. 


To Apply

Please send the following to

  • Cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Three references



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