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McKinsey HBCU Explore Consulting Forum

Attention HBCU students!

JumpStart Corporate Partner McKinsey is currently accepting applications for their HBCU Explore Consulting Forum.

This virtual session (Thursday, August 27 at 4 p.m. ET) is for current students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities interested in learning more about consulting in an informal setting – no previous knowledge or experience of consulting necessary!

During the program, accepted participants will:

  • Learn about the consulting industry and the work done at McKinsey
  • Engage with HBCU alumni and ask questions about their experiences as a consultant at McKinsey
  • Participate in an interactive problem-solving breakout session

We encourage interested candidates apply by Sunday, August 16th.

We will connect with McKinsey on behalf of our network, so fill out the 60-second JumpStart survey at

To apply to McKinsey’s HBCU Explore Consulting Forum, you must fill out the application, submit your resume and answer a few additional questions on their website.

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