Young Professionals


  • Bachelor's degree; Master's degree is an advantage
  • 0-2 years of professional work experience
  • Fluent in both Spanish and English (verbal and written)
  • Exceptional problem-solving ability, logical reasoning, creative thinking, comfort with numbers, and the ability to untangle complex issues
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities; eager to break new ground
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in either our Bogota or Medellin office and will be a part of our Young Professionals program.

When you join McKinsey as a Young Professional, you are joining a firm that will challenge you and invest heavily in your professional development. In this role you will have the opportunity to work on teams and help clients at top organizations in the world – across the private, public, and social sectors – solve some of their most difficult problems. You will also work with a range of experts in the firm, from data scientists to researchers to software and app designers.

What You'll Do

As a Young Professional, you will join the firm as a Location Analyst (LA) or Business Analyst (BA), depending on your experience and qualifications.

Your responsibilities will include gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations. You'll also have the opportunity to present results to client management and implement recommendations in collaboration with client team members.

As a Young Professional, you will receive exceptional training as well as frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues. This support includes a Partner from your local office or practice assigned to you to help guide your career, as well as several weeks of formal training in your first two years. Additionally, you'll receive guidance and support from your local office in the selection of client projects, helping you to develop your skills and build your network.

We view the Young Professionals (LA/ BA) position as the start of a rewarding, challenging, and highly flexible career with McKinsey

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McKinsey helps clients facing a whole range of business questions to identify, understand, and analyze their options and make good strategic decisions. Whether it’s a tech giant contemplating a large investment, a pharma company expanding overseas, or a nonprofit looking to increase donations, the McKinsey team knows the ins and outs of the industries it serves and helps its clients tackle tough challenges and make big decisions.

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