Monthly Archives: November 2015

2016 BCG Summer Internship Application

internship info session
Calling all Advanced Degree Candidates! Are you working towards a PHD, JD, MD or
Post-Doc degree, and interested in a business career? Then you should consider a
career in management consulting.
 
At BCG we know that ADCs bring intellectual curiosity, creativity, problem solving
skills, and make valuable contributions to our client projects from day one.
 
ADCs expecting to graduate in 2017 are now welcome to apply for a Summer Consultant
position, with the Toronto, Montreal or Calgary office.
 
Toronto GMCA Connection Event
 
  • When: Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
  • Time: 5:30 pm
  • Where:

BCG Toronto Office
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario

To attend, please RSVP at: https://talent.bcg.com/Events?folderId=10008193&source=Event
 
Summer Consultant Application Deadline
 
  • Saturday, January 9th, 2016 by 11:59 pm
  • Please follow these 2 steps to apply for a Summer Consultant position:

1.      Complete an online application at: https://talent.bcg.com
2.      Click here to submit your information

 

CareerPie Survey for International Students

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Below is an email sent to us from CareerPie. They are a non-profit organization aimed at supporting international professionals to help them realize and achieve their full potential in industry. They are new to the scene and wanted to conduct a short survey to help them better understand their target audience.

Dear Students,

We are a group of young international professionals working in consulting, IT and financial services, with core team members who are alumni of universities in Ontario. We are very passionate in helping newcomers and international students land their dream jobs in prestigious industries across Canada, US and Asia.

As a result, we have founded **CareerPie**, an organization whose mission is to help ambitious, international professionals like you break into prestigious industries and realize your human potential.

Before we launch out initiative, we would like to conduct a short survey to better understand your needs, wants and challenges in breaking into industry. It takes approximately 3-5 mins to complete the survey but your opinions are extremely valuable as they will inform us and influence how we can best help you succeed going forward.

Please kindly complete the survey at your convenience:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1aluF0uwqFWtytR-FBRg7z2uTlSDwk4NCI0CY8yBddLE/viewform (for students in North America)

or

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/S5MHVFZ (for students in Asia)

If you wish to be in touch with any of us at CareerPie for a confidential discussion of your career, please send us an email or contact our University of Toronto alumnus, Patrick Lam (hkpat.lam@utoronto.ca) for further details.

Thanks a lot!

CareerPie Executives

 

McKinsey & Co. 2016 Summer Internship Info Session

internship info session

McKinsey & Company will be hosting a small event for MSc and PhD students interested in learning about 2016 Summer Internship opportunities. The session will be on Friday, November 27th at 4pm in our Toronto office.

The internship program is the best opportunity to explore management consulting at McKinsey. The typical duration and timing is 10–12 weeks in the summer.  Interns directly work on a client engagement as a member of a McKinsey team over this duration. This time frame will allow you to make an informed decision in regards to pursuing management consulting in the long term.

McKinsey colleagues will be on hand to describe the application process, share their own experiences, and answer questions.

Please send your 1-page resume to the GMCA (gmca.uoft@gmail.com) by November 24th 11:59 pm for consideration. Space is limited to ~20 students.
Event Details:

Event Name:
  McKinsey & Company Information Session
Event Date:
  Friday, November 27, 2015
Start Time:
  4:00 PM
End Time:
  5:30 PM
Location:
  110 Charles St. West, Toronto
Event Description:  
 
 
  Attend an information session to learn about summer internship opportunities with   McKinsey & Co.  
  This session is open to UofT MSc and PhD students.
  Attire: business casual

 

GMCA McGill: Mini-Case Competition

Are you interested in seeing what a real consulting engagement is like?
The McGill Students Chapter of the GMCA is hosting its annual Mini-Case Competition from November 26th – 29th. This is an opportunity for you to form a team of 3 people and work on a business scenario that allows you to hone your hard and soft skills as a management consultant in training. This is a great opportunity to see if management consulting is a vocation for you. There will be several lead up events to prepare you for this event:
1) November 17, 2015 17:30-18:30, Room 103 (Bell room), 3600 University, Rutherford Physics Building: The Basics of Cracking a Case
  •  Come to a session on how to brainstorm, hypothesize, structure, analyze, and deliver a business case
  • Participants will learn effective methods for tackling the challenge and present their recommendations
  • Free event

2) November 20, 2015 17:00-19:00 Ground Floor: Thomson House: GMCA Networking

  • Come to Thomson House ground floor and network with fellow GMCA members so that you can find teammates for the competition
  • Free event (but you buy your own drinks at TH)

3) November 24, 2015 18:30-19:30 Room 105 (Board Room) 3600 University, Rutherford Physics Building: 1 Hour Case Cracking Challenge

  • Get a head start in preparation by spending one hour working in groups on tackling a small business challenge
  • This will be an excellent opportunity to get your brain pumped for the mini-case competition
  • Free event

4) Mini-Case Competition

  • Thursday November 26th 18:00: Case is released to teams
  • Saturday November 28th 23:59: Slide deck submission deadline
  • Sunday November 29th 14:00-17:00: Preliminary and final round presentations.

5) Networking event

  • Sunday November 29th from 17:00 to 19:00
  • Networking session will be free of charge

Please register to our different lead up events using https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1aQxQlgrEIpGHrFGw-WsK42mOMj31p4YXjFagpff1OHU/viewform?c=0&w=1.

 

For the mini case competition:

Team registration closes November 23rd at 20:00 EST. Instructions regarding team formation are as follows:

  • 3 persons per team
  • Open to all students and postdoctoral fellows from accredited Canadian universities
  • Maximum 1 current undergraduate student, MBA student, JD student, MD student, GMCA alumnus, or working professional is allowed per team
  • If you are looking for teammates. Please fill https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1NKLl04svpY0vGaAFw-Iz8HvlfeETCciGJKxxNBPa1sg/viewform?c=0&w=1 and include a summary of your background and strengths, as well as a description of what skills you are looking for in your teammates in comment section.
  • Registration for the Mini case competition is $45 per team

If you would like to register for the competition, please fillhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/1U2kArRXoTcvlgbrFlb1czSO1WdNxLTgX7QcF6Dts1ms/viewform?c=0&w=1 with your teammates. Payment request will be sent to you by email. You can choose to register as a participant or to join us as a general attendee for the final round presentations. General attendance registration will open Monday, November 23rd and will cost $20 per person.

 

On behalf of the McGill Students Chapter of the GMCA we would like to thank you for your time and attention and hope to see you at our competition.