MIND – McKinsey Switzerland Mentorship Program

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Start At: Mär 31, 2023 16:00 Uhr
End At: Mär 31, 2023
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Geneva / Zurich

Are you a STEM* student in Switzerland and you’d like to explore how to grow personally and professionally?

Join MIND, our 6-month mentorship program in Switzerland for students from STEM disciplines. The goal of the program is to provide students with networking, leadership and career building skills and to explore consulting as a career path.

It includes of 4 different content workshops (in-person and virtual) led by McKinsey consultants and recruiters who will guide you through hands-on exercises and discussions. Each workshop will cover a specific topic (see below). 

In addition to the workshops, each participant will be paired with a personal McKinsey mentor, coming from a similar educational background. Your mentor will coach you and provide career advice with the opportunity to meet monthly. During these sessions, you will have conversations with a focus of your choice.

*STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

Full event details below

Please find the details of the four MIND workshops below:

M: Mentoring & networking 🎓

  • Friday, March 31, 16.00 – 19.15 CET followed by dinner afterwards
  • Program kick-off and get-to-know with your personal mentor
  • In person in Zurich or Geneva (depending on your location)

I: Inspiration for leadership 🌟

  • Thursday, April 27, 18.00 – 20.00 CET
  • A skill-building workshop with leadership modules
  • Virtual on Zoom

N: Navigate your career 👩‍🏫

  • Thursday, May 25, 18.00 – 20.00 CET
  • A career-building workshop to learn about key career readiness skills
  • Virtual on Zoom

D: Develop your case skills ✍️

  • Mid-September (date will be confirmed later) afternoon workshop followed by dinner afterwards
  • A case-study workshop to give you an insight into the exciting world of consulting at McKinsey Switzerland
  • In person in Zurich or Geneva (depending on your location)

Who is this event for:
The mentorship program is open to STEM students (BSc as of third semester, MSc or PhD) onwards across Switzerland to apply.
Please note that fluency (C1) in either German or French is a must for all participants of this event.

Further details:

  • Costs:There is no charge to attend the MIND mentorship program.
  • Location: The in-person events are held in our McKinsey offices in Zurich and Geneva simultaneously. You will be able to join the event where it best suits your geographical location. Please choose the location preference when applying to the event.

What to expect

By joining the MIND mentorship program, you can expect:

  1. A 360° consulting overview:
    The most necessary toolkits to unveil the mystery of consulting and career building through a mix of virtual and in person monthly workshop sessions.

  2. An individualized mentorship program:
    During the mentor sessions, you will have conversations with a focus of your choice. Our mentors will also be happy to share with you their own experience and journey at McKinsey and answer all your questions.


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Apply by Wednesday, March 22 

Required document upload:

  •       Other attachments--> Your CV
  •       Transcripts --> Transcripts from high school onward

Please apply only if you can attend all of the currently listed event dates.

We will communicate the outcome of your application by Monday, March 27.