Paid Summer internship availability with McKinsey & Company. Application due TOMORROW 4/17

in Practicum/Internships
April 16th, 2013

North American Knowledge Center, McKinsey & Company or New Jersey Office, McKinsey & Company

Introduction

McKinsey & Company (www.mckinsey.com) is a premier global management consulting firm that serves the world’s leading companies on issues of strategy, operations, finance, marketing, and organization.

The Americas Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products (‘PMP’) Research & Information team is looking for a full time Summer Intern.  This is a paid opportunity; a 40 hour a week commitment, for a 12-14 week period.  The candidate will work alongside our analysts to see how they partner with consultants to solve problems in the healthcare space.  You will get hands on experience of research, and have the chance to develop your problem solving skills.  All candidates should have a strong interest in the industry and be willing to quickly gain deep industry knowledge. 

Responsibilities

Together with our analysts, partner with consultants to identify and gather relevant information for problems such as market sizing, implications on regulatory changes, R&D pipelines, manufacturing footprint, etc. using a broad spectrum of sources.

Articulate, scope, and prioritize research needs

Actively participate in team problem solving and help contribute to knowledge creation initiatives

Ideal profile

Previous work experience in the industry is helpful but not a prerequisite

Solid understanding of financial, economic, and general business concepts and terminology

Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint

University degree, ideally at least 1 year work experience

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Self-starter and hard-working; able to manage time and respond proactively to suggestions

Ability to work independently as well as in a team

Application process

Interested candidates should send a resume to Danielle Hafey, Junior Recruiter (Danielle_Hafey@mckinsey.com).   We will conduct interviews on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.