Founded in 1963, Boston Consulting Group is a top management consulting firm and advisor of business strategy. The firm is headquartered in Boston, US and has offices across 50 other countries. It provides services to some of the largest corporations of the world. BCG functions through a group of companies to assist its consulting services. These are: BrightHouse, Expand Research, INVERTO, BCG Platinion, BCG Digital Ventures, BCG Gamma, and BCG Omnia.
BCG is one of the three biggest employers in management consulting, called Big Three or MBB (McKinsey, BCG, Bain & Company). Since eleven years, the firm has featured in the top 10 of Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list. Also, it earned third rank in Glassdoor’s list of ‘Best Places to Work’ in 2018. Currently, BCG employs around 21000 people globally.
The firm launched its operations in India in 1995. In India, BCG’s offices are at Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and New Delhi. It has over 1200 employees in the country.
Opportunities at BCG
Boston Consulting Group (BCG) hires professionals and graduates from various academic disciplines. The firm promotes open-mindedness, talent, flexibility, and creativity among its employees. BCG received ‘Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award’, based on the input of employees. It is known to offer world-class training and career development opportunities to its long-term employees.
Candidates can look for career options in two major categories of work: Business Functions and Client-Serving. These departments are subdivided into the following areas of specializations:
- Business Management & Operations
- People/Human Resource
- Risk Management
- Analytics & AI
- Product Management & Business Building
- Technology & Engineering
- Knowledge & Research
In addition, the firm extends internships for students of all academic backgrounds. Later on, some of the interns get a chance to join in fulltime positions.
BCG equips its employees with unique benefits and facilities incorporating health-care premiums, leave-of-absence programs, internal fellowships, maternity & paternity leave plans, insurance, tuition reimbursements, etc.