McKinsey Next Generation Women Leaders Program 2019 for Europe, Middle East & Africa (Fully-funded to Paris, France)

Deadline: 2 Weeks

Deadline: March 8, 2019

Eligibility

  • Currently based in Europe, the Middle East, or Africa (you should be based in the EMEA region at the time of the event as we do not arrange or cover travel from other regions)
  • Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. student graduating in no later than 2020
  • A professional with up to eight years of work experience

The Next Generation Women Leaders event in Paris is an exclusive three-day workshop that offers you the opportunity to explore the importance of women in leadership, shape your personal leadership style, and understand how to grow your potential.

Throughout the three days, event attendees will take part in presentations by senior McKinsey consultants and/or alumni, group sessions, discussions, and networking. The NGWL events are intended for individuals who self-identify as female. They are just a few of our many worldwide programs aimed at helping candidates get to know McKinsey better.

Benefits

Participants’ travel costs from within the EMEA region will be covered by McKinsey. Accommodations will be provided at the event venue—a chateau located close to Paris

Participants are expected to be available for the full program: May 24-26, 2019.

Application

Documents required:

  • Transcripts:
    Your office preferences define which academic transcripts are required. Transcripts do not need to be in English.

    • Africa, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden require academic transcripts from high school onwards
    • Italy, Russia, Switzerland require university transcripts
    • For other offices, academic transcripts are optional, but please include relevant grades in your resume
  • Your resume (in English), which should include details of your education and grades, work experience, and any extracurricular activities and achievements.
  • A cover letter (one page maximum, in English) which should include a paragraph about your most notable accomplishment and a paragraph describing how you would benefit from attending the event.
  • Your office/practice preference: Their participating offices are listed here. When you apply, you will select two office locations or industry practices to review your application and consider sponsoring you. They advise you to make your selections based on geographic or industry ties (e.g., you have studied or lived in the country or you have work experience in the industry). You should be fluent in the local language.