Applications are invited for the McKinsey Women Achievement Award 2020 to help recognize and support talented women. During the application process, you will be asked to complete a short online form and select up to two offices you have a connection to and/or interest in.
It can be a location where you have lived or where you speak the local language. Our colleagues in this office will review your application and match you with a McKinsey mentor.
To be eligible to apply for the award, you should:
- self-identify as a woman
- be a current student working towards a graduate or undergraduate degree OR a working professional with fewer than 5 years of work experience.
You should be an early-stage-career professional with fewer than 5 years of work experience, or a current student working toward a graduate or undergraduate degree. We welcome applications from all universities and disciplines, including law, medicine, and engineering, as well as Ph.D., MBA, and master’s degrees.
Winners will be awarded $2500 USD and will also be eligible for a 6-month mentorship from a Mckinsey Consultant.
How to Apply?
Your CV in English (two pages maximum) listing your most recent education information, including grades, and confirmed future-education plans, including the anticipated start and graduation dates. Your CV should also include work experience, including part-time jobs and volunteer roles, as well as extracurricular activities and achievements.
A brief essay (250 words maximum) about your proudest or most interesting personal achievement. Please include the obstacles you overcame to reach this achievement and why it is important to you.
Academic transcripts, depending on office selection:
- Offices in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden require academic transcripts from high school onward
- Offices in Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Russia, Spain, and Switzerland require university transcripts
- For other offices, academic transcripts are not required
Selected candidates will be invited for a short phone interview during June. Award recipients will be notified by mid-July.
To apply online, click here. The last date to apply is June 8, 2020.
For further details, click here.