BCG First Nations Internship & Scholarship Program 2024

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Applications now open for BCG’s 2024 First Nations Internship & Scholarship program

We believe in empowering First Nations emerging leaders who are eager to make a difference and create impact. Our First Nations Internship & Scholarship is designed to recognise outstanding talent and to provide the tools to grow both personally and professionally. 

Through our internship and scholarship program, we want to help you reach your goals and empower you to become a future leader and change-maker. 

If that sounds like you, we want to hear from you! As a BCG First Nations Internship and Scholarship recipient, you will:

  • receive $20,000 in scholarship funding
  • join one of our offices as an intern for 8 weeks
  • learn about the work we do and explore how you can make a difference with our clients, colleagues, and communities
  • be assigned a mentor through the remainder of your studies, as well as a buddy who will support you during your internship
  • gain real-world experience before you graduate
  • build strong relationships and connect with peers through different activities
  • have a pathway to a full time graduate role with BCG Australia and New Zealand

Your application is the start of a life-changing experience in which you'll work with leading businesses on their toughest strategic and operational problems. We encourage ambitious students from a diverse range of experiences and degrees to apply.  We are seeking students who can demonstrate:

  • leadership  
  • critical thinking  
  • great communication skills
  • curiosity and problem-solving ability  


Want to learn more? 

Join us at one of our events - Information sessions (in-house and virtual), Resume and Cover Letter Workshop, Meet the BCG Consultant, or Meet the Recruiter sessions. These events will give you an insight into BCG, our Scholarship program, provide you with an opportunity to get your questions answered, hear from past recipients and find out about their career journeys.  
To find out more, apply or register for upcoming events, click here.


How to apply 

Your application should include your CV, cover letter and academic transcripts.  
We want to get to know you so please make sure you include information in your cover letter and CV about things you’re passionate about and why BCG is a great career fit for you and what you will get from the internship experience. 

We seek students who can demonstrate leadership, critical thinking and great communication skills, as well as curiosity and problem-solving.  As a guide, we’d like to see details about:  

  • Your work experience be it business-related (banking, consulting, retail etc.) or other. We are seeking motivated individuals who can showcase a strong career trajectory and a high level of impact in the roles they have held – make sure to include how many hours a week you work (if relevant)  
  • Your extra-curricular activities, whether on campus or outside of university life. Have you played sport extensively or are involved in an activity that takes up a lot of your time? We look for individuals to demonstrate evidence of impact and legacy, significant contribution, and high levels of commitment, initiative and responsibility  
  • Your academic credentials. Please include details of prizes or scholarships you’ve attained  
  • The impact that you would like to have on your community if you are the successful recipient of a Scholarship  


Submit your application on our website or via GradConnection

Applications close at 12 noon, Friday 26th July 2024 (AEST)  


About BCG 

At BCG, your talents are just the beginning of a truly transformative experience. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally while working alongside some of the most inspiring, talented and supportive people in the consulting industry. Our dynamic and high-performance environment provides the perfect space for you to develop your skills and make a real impact on the world's leading businesses. You will have the chance to work on the most complex strategic and operational questions and help shape the future of many companies. By joining BCG, you will be able to make a difference, at both BCG and beyond.   

We look for self-motivated, curious students or recent graduates who are excited by problem-solving and want to have a positive impact on their communities, whether local, national, or global. We recruit from a diverse range of degrees including music, arts, philosophy, science, mathematics, medicine, law, politics, commerce, engineering and more!  No matter what you studied at university, our diverse project teams at BCG work across a range of industries and your theoretical learnings from your Arts degree will be utilised at BCG.

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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce,
  • Work rights:
    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand
  • Work from home:Hybrid remote
    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:
    Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne,

    Feb 2025 (approx)

  • Closing Date:10th Jul 2024, 1:59 pm


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