Internship Consumer Goods and Retail practice

Location:

Milan

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Growth, Smart simplicity

Industries:

Consumer products, Retail

About Us

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com

Practice Area Profile

Digital technologies are fundamentally reshaping both consumer demand and competitive dynamics at unprecedented rates within the consumer industry. BCG’s consumer practice helps clients respond to industry disruption by redefining their channel strategies, transforming their organizations, and seizing competitive advantage. The practice serves clients across four main sectors - Consumer Products, Retail, Travel & Tourism, and Fashion & Luxury - and each of the four sectors covers a range of sub-industries and functional topics.

Role Profile

Role Mission

BCG is seeking for under graduates and fresh graduates willing to join its Consumer Goods and Retail practice. The candidate will be part of the team as a junior member, supporting the overall projects effort.

Main duties

  • Support in preparing and executing strategic consulting projects for Clients in the Consumer industry
    • Analyzing opportunities by researching the industry and market trends 
    • Interact with Clients by providing support and insight, while researching and recommending new opportunities;
    • Ensure that all necessary documents for execution are drawn, ready and delivered
    • Preparing reports by collecting and analyzing sales information and statistics

Key requirements

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor or Master degree in Management, Economics, Management Engineering, Statistics or Finance
  • Full-time availability for at least 6 months
  • Candidates with a significant internship experience in the Consumer or Consulting domain would be considered as a plus
  • Available for travelling within Europe during the working week as required
  • Fluency in Italian and English, other languages would be considered as a plus
  • Strong logical, analytical and financial skills with outstanding number mindset
  • Well-developed problem solving skills demonstrated through a constant “can-do” attitude
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office suite (Excel and Powerpoint at excellent level)

Your Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor or Master degree in Management, Economics, Management Engineering, Statistics or Finance
  • Full-time availability for at least 6 months
  • Candidates with a significant internship experience in the Consumer or Consulting domain would be considered as a plus
  • Available for travelling within Europe during the working week as required
  • Fluency in Italian and English, other languages would be considered as a plus
  • Strong logical, analytical and financial skills with outstanding number mindset

Date Posted:

07-Jan-2019

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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