Pre-MBA Programs


Opportunities to participate in pre-MBA programs will be posted here as we learn of them. These are programs and events that are recommended by the Career Management Center (CMC) and that would welcome applications from Johnson students. Please routinely check this page in the spring as the CMC will be posting opportunities here on an ongoing basis. If you are participating in a consulting-specific event, and need support, please email: Consulting-Support@johnson.cornell.edu. All other programs, please email cmc@johnson.cornell.edu.

Current Events

McKinsey Japan: Pre-MBA Women’s Networking Event
June 3, 2022
Network with consultants to gain insight into day-to-day lives and discuss any questions you might have. The session will be conducted in Japanese.
Application Deadline: May 29, 2022

McKinsey Greater China: Pre-MBA Reception
June 1, 2022
McKinsey Greater China is hosting a virtual Pre-MBA Reception for incoming MBA students interested in the Greater China Region (Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Taipei).
Application Deadline: May 29, 2022

Evercore Pre-MBA Diversity Fellowship
Summer 2022
Application Deadline: June 1, 2022

The Consortium: 56th Annual Orientation Program & Career Forum
June 4-8, 2022
Students, alumni, schools and corporate partners all point to our annual Orientation Program (affectionately called “The OP”) as one of the most powerful, impactful aspects of The Consortium experience. It’s an intense, hands-on opportunity for students to get real career development advice from the best educational institutions and corporations in the country.

L.E.K. Information Session Series for MBA Students
June 6-August 2, 2022 (Virtual)
Various Dates

P&G Brand Management Camp
July 18-22, 2022
Application Deadline: June 17, 2022. Informational webinars are being held on May 10 & May 24. Interested students should reach out to the CMC for more information.

Reaching Out MBA Summer Industry Treks
Reaching Out will once again hold Career Treks for admitted LGBTQ MBA students. More information found here.
Finance Trek: New York City (June 13-14, 2022)
Virtual Trek (June 16-17, 2022)
Consulting & General Management Trek: Chicago (June 23-24, 2022)
Technology & Retail Trek San Francisco (July 11-12, 2022)
Technology & Retail Trek: Seattle (July 14-15, 2022)

Relish Connect preMBA Virtual Networking Event
July 26-27, 2022 (Virtual)

Past Events

Forte Virtual MBA Financial Services Fast Track Conference
May 17-18, 2022
Application Deadline: April 15, 2022

PwC + Strategy& MBA Consulting Preview Information Session
April 19, 7PM ET
Join us for our Consulting Preview information session on Tuesday, April 19 at 7:00pm EDT (6:00pm CDT/4:00pm PDT). You’ll hear from program leaders to learn more about this exclusive opportunity.

PwC Consulting Preview
Summer 2022
Consulting Preview is an excellent opportunity for you to confirm your future career objectives and to become better acquainted with PwC’s consulting practice during this two-week internship experience (July 11 – July 22).
Application Deadline: April 27, 2022

Amazon Pre-MBA Technical Product Management Immersion
July 11-22, 2022
Application Deadline: April 29, 2022 (Applications reviews on a rolling basis starting April 11)

L.E.K. PreMBA Women’s Program
June 23-24, 2022 (Virtual)
Application Deadline: April 29, 2022

L.E.K. PreMBA Diversity Program
July 21-22, 2022 (Virtual)
Application Deadline: April 29, 2022

Bain & Company: ExperienceBain
Summer 2022
Registration Deadline: May 1, 2022

BCG Unlock
Summer 2022
BCG Unlock is a summer learning program that introduces incoming MBAs to the people, insight, and experiences that will enrich their skills, knowledge, and relationships as they set out on the exciting-yet-challenging journey ahead.
Application Deadline: May 2, 2022

Empower, which is part of BCG Unlock, is a pre-matriculation workshop for MBA students. It is designed to provide you with hands-on experience of consulting at BCG, and will allow you to solve problems and grow your business toolkit alongside fellow Empower attendees and BCG leaders.  To be considered for Empower, register for BCG Unlock by May 2nd.

Deloitte Preparing for DEI Recruiting Conferences
May 2, 4-5PM ET
During this Johnson-specific session, you will learn more about Deloitte, how to prepare for DEI recruiting events, and how to approach consulting recruiting.

Bain & Company: BASE @ Bain 2022: Meet Our Former Scholars Panel
May 5, 7PM ET
We invite all incoming MBA students who identify as Black, Hispanic/Latinx and/or Indigenous to join a few of our former BASE Scholars for an informational panel. Former Scholars will share their own BASE experiences, you’ll learn more about the application and interview process, and we’ll answer all of your questions.

McKinsey Inspire: Black and Hispanic & LatinX in Business
June 25-26, 2022
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until: May 6, 2022

Bain & Company: Building and Supporting Excellence (BASE) Scholars
Summer 2022
The BASE Scholars Program is an opportunity for Black, Hispanic/Latinx, and Indigenous pre-MBA recruits to develop leadership and business skills while experiencing what it is like to be a Bain consultant through our week-long “BASE Camp” (held July 23-29 or July 30-August 5). As a BASE Scholar, you will join a special community of incoming MBAs and receive the finest training from experienced consultants, exposure to real case work, and unparalleled networking opportunities… all before you start your MBA.
Application Deadline: May 8, 2022

Forté 2022 MBA Women’s Leadership Conference
June 10-11, 2022
Meet hundreds of like-minded women MBA students at this two-day conference and start slaying the business world before you even begin your MBA.
Registration Deadline: May 12

Bain & Company: The Be Bold Scholarship
Summer 2022
The Be Bold MBA Scholarship is a scholarship program open to those who identify as female or non-binary at the start of their business school journey and are interested in a career in consulting in Australia.
Application Deadline: May 13, 2022

JumpStart Advisory Group Career Diversity Forums
Path to Brand and Product Management Careers for MBAs (May 16-17, 2022)
Path to Finance or Financial Services Careers for MBAs (May 10-11, 2022)
Path to Management Consulting for MBAs (May 12-13, 2022)

T. Rowe Price Pre-MBA Internship (Equity Research)
Summer 2022

T. Rowe Price Pre-MBA Internship (Fixed Income Credit Research)
Summer 2022

McKinsey Early Access
Summer 2022
Application Deadline: May 20, 2022

McKinsey Japan: Pre-MBA Seminar
May 27, 2022
McKinsey Japan is hosting a virtual Pre-MBA Seminar in Tokyo. The session will be conducted in Japanese.
Application Deadline: May 22, 2022

Kearney Diversity Boot Camp
July 14-15, 2022
Application Deadline: May 22, 2022