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Internships at OC&C offer a real insight into the world of strategy consulting.

Due to each Business School’s recruitment calendar differing, please see below for the application deadline date that refers to you:

IESE: Sunday 26th November 2023

London Business School: Sunday 7th January 2024

Judge Business School: Sunday 7th January 2024
Saïd Business School: Sunday 7th January 2024
INSEAD: Tuesday 2nd April 2024 
Other Schools: Tuesday 2nd April 2024 
Please make sure your application is submitted by your Business School’s specific deadline date listed above rather than the advertising end date mentioned on our Careers homepage in order to be considered.
 Programme Details:
8 Week internship with the London Office, although project location may vary.

The internship programme includes:

Induction to the firm

Training (including project skills, advanced excel, research and graphics)

Real project work (assignment across a minimum of two projects)

Exposure to senior leadership

Buddy / Talent Coach programme

Intern events including welcome lunch, intern only event and leaving dinner

Company wide social events

The provisional dates of the Summer Internship scheme will be Monday 24th June - Friday 16th August 2024. However, final dates will be confirmed upon receiving an offer.

About The Candidate


Working as a full member of a project team, interns will gain exposure to senior management and strategic issues - contributing at a high level to the analysis, thought process and client relationship.

  • Develop strategic recommendations based on a combination of third-party evidence and primary research

  • Synthesize quantitative and qualitative information

  • Drive individual workstreams to completion, either independently or managing associate consultants

  • Co-operate effectively with other team members to integrate findings from different workstreams

  • Translate strategy into deliverable plans

  • Prepare and deliver client presentations

We are looking for candidates with strong skills in several areas:

1. Problem solving: using analytical, quantitative, and creative approaches.

2. Written communication: creating clear and concise written documents and visual output

3. Personal impact and oral communication: presenting work clearly and confidently in both internal sessions and client meetings.

4. Team work: participating in teams in a collegial and collaborative manner; carrying out fair share of work; consistently add creative, insightful ideas; leading and motivating others well.

5. Client relationships & professionalism: conducting oneself in a professional manner at all times and contributing to clients' positive view of the project team and OC&C in general.

6. Firm contribution: playing an enthusiastic role in enhancing the Firm's earned reputation for high-calibre client work and in establishing the personality of the Firm and the Office.

To apply for this position, submit your CV and cover letter as one document online to this vacancy. Please mention both your Quantitative and Verbal GMAT scores on your CV.

At OC&C we are committed to fostering an inclusive culture in which people of all backgrounds can thrive. We encourage applications from all, regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, transgender status, disability, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, and socioeconomic background. We also have a number of staff network groups which actively support the inclusion of all of our colleagues in the firm.

About The Company

OC&C is a leading global strategy consulting firm with 14 offices around the world. We specialize in Retail, Leisure & Hospitality, Consumer Goods, Media & Technology, B2B Products & Services and Private Equity.

OC&C has more than 35 years’ experience unpicking the most complex and interesting questions facing businesses, with what we call ‘uncommon sense’. We're international, but we've never seen size as an end in itself.

Our expertise is focused on a few core specialisms, allowing us to deliver results that get noticed.  Our people are agile thinkers from a variety of backgrounds, united by a constant curiosity and desire to solve problems.  Each client challenge is unique, so instead of relying on generic solutions, we breakdown a problem until we find its root.  We don't duck the difficult answers - we give clients the strategies they need.

What sets us apart:

  • Deep sector expertise

  • Higher pure strategy focus

  • Global opportunities

  • Entrepreneurial culture

  • Great outside work events

  • Less living out of a suitcase

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