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


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

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.

EY Consulting Empower You and Pathways Information Session
June 14, 4-5 PM ET (Virtual)
Please join us on June 14th for an information session where you will learn more about our Empower You and Pathways programs as well as information on how to apply.
Registration Deadline: June 12, 2022

JPMorgan Chase & Co. MBA Recruiter Office Hours
Questions about the JPMorgan Chase & Co. recruiting process, application process, and early diversity recruiting? Attend an office hours session to speak to recruiters from each of our summer associate programs: Chase Associate Program, Investment Banking Associate Program, and Global Private Bank Associate Program.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022, from 1:30pm – 2:30pm ET
Monday, June 13, 2022, from 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET
Tuesday, June 14, 2022, from 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET

JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2023 Early Advantage Program
July 28, 2022
The JPMorgan Chase & Co. Early Advantage program offers students who self-identify as Black, Hispanic, Women, and/or Native American a valuable introduction to a successful career in financial services, along with internship opportunities.
1. Apply to the MBA Early Advantage Event by Monday, June 13 at 11:59 pm ET
2. Apply to your MBA Internship Program of choice by Monday, June 13 at 11:59 pm ET
3. Complete your HireVue video interview by Wednesday, June 15 at 11:59 pm ET

EY Consulting Empower You Women’s Leadership Series
July 14-15 and 21-22, 2022 (Virtual)
July 27-28,2022  Chicago, IL
Selected attendees will engage in virtual and live programming to gain further insights into our Consulting practice areas, sectors, and the consultant career path. The program will culminate in our live summer diversity conference called EY Elevate and will be a great opportunity for candidates to network with key Consulting leaders and practitioners who are all dedicated to encouraging and supporting the advancement of women in our business.
Application Deadline: June 17, 2022

EY Consulting Pathways
July 14-15 and 18-19, 2022 (Virtual)
July 27-28,2022  Chicago, IL
Selected attendees will engage in virtual and live programming to gain further insights into our Consulting practice areas, sectors, and the consultant career path. The program will culminate in our live summer diversity conference called EY Elevate and will be a great opportunity for candidates to network with key Consulting leaders and practitioners who are all dedicated to encouraging and supporting the advancement of diversity in our business.
Application Deadline: June 17, 2022

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.

Microsoft MBA: A Day in the Life Micro-Series – Marketing
June 21, 2022 (Virtual)
Join us to learn more about the application & interview process for intern & new graduate Marketing roles at Microsoft. We’ll also be hosting a Manager/Mentor along with a former MSFT intern to give clarity to their participation & perspective.

EY-Parthenon Connect
July 20-21, 2022  Houston, TX
This event is an opportunity for Pre-MBA students entering business school in the fall of 2022 with a strong preference for students who self-identify as Black/African American, Latinx/Hispanic, Native American or multiracial, to learn more about a career in strategy consulting at EY-Parthenon.
Application Deadline: June 24, 2022

PepsiCo’s MBA LEAP Conference
July 21-22, 2022
Application Deadline: June 26, 2022

Meet McKinsey Middle East
June 28, 2022 (Virtual)
Pre-registration is required to participate

Microsoft MBA: A Day in the Life Micro-Series – BPM & Operations
June 28, 2022 (Virtual)
Curious about what a MBA internship at Microsoft looks like? Join us as we take some time to chat with a former Microsoft Intern & a current Hiring Manager for the intern program. We’ll also map out the application process & recruiting timeline.

Kearney MBA Open Day
July 16, 2022  Shanghai, China
We are inviting students currently in China and starting their 1st or 2nd year MBA journey in the leading business schools to spend a day at our Shanghai office to learn about consulting and Kearney in particular. We will also do case interview practice, alumni sharing, and networking lunch.
Application Deadline: June 30, 2022 (9 am Beijing time)

McKinsey & Co: Meet McKinsey & Co UK & Ireland for Europe and US Pre-MBA students
July 14, 2022
Come and meet McKinsey consultants and the recruiting team at our London offices to find out more about the work we do in the UK & Ireland and celebrate your admittance to your MBA program.
Application Deadline: July 3, 2022

Microsoft MBA: A Day in the Life Micro-Series – Finance
July 12, 2022 (Virtual)
During this call, our recruiters will walk you through the application process for intern & new graduate roles, and chat with a few former Finance interns who have converted to full-time roles.

EY-Parthenon: Debunking Consulting Myths
July 26, 2022
This event will feature women Partners who can share how their experience over long careers has defied common consulting myths.

Microsoft MBA: A Day in the Life Micro-Series – Sales
July 26, 2022 (Virtual)
Curious what a MBA Sales internship at Microsoft looks like? Join us as we take some time to chat with a former Microsoft Sales Intern & a current Hiring Manager for the Intern Program. We’ll also map out the application process/timeline.

Analysis Group: July 2022 EngAGement Series
July 12-14, 2022 (Virtual)

Johnson & Johnson China IRDP Pre-MBA Open Day 
July 22, 2022 Shanghai Office
August 4,2022 Beijing Office
Registration Deadline: July 17, 2022

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)

Liberty Mutual RISE Program 
The Liberty RISE (Recognizing Inclusion in Successful Enterprise) Program is designed to support MBA and Master’s students who receive a 2023 internship offer this summer and are women and/or people of color. The RISE program will provide support during the first year of school through personalized mentorship and professional development.
Graduate Internships & Development Programs
Kickoff Summit: July 18-20, 2022 (Boston, MA)

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

Lincoln International DE&I MBA Workshop
August 4, 2022
Application Deadline: July 18, 2022

Aspire to Baird
August 17, 2022
Application Deadline: July 25, 2022

Microsoft MBA: A Day in the Life Micro-Series – HR
August 9, 2022 (Virtual)
Curious what a HR MBA internship at Microsoft looks like? Join us as we take some time to chat with a former Microsoft Intern & a current Hiring Manager for the Intern Program. We’ll also map out the application process & timeline.
Application Deadline: July 25, 2022

Bank of America Diverse Perspectives in Banking Summit
July – August (Various Dates), 2022
Application Deadline: July 20, 2022, with opportunities for accelerated interviews (application deadline: August 1, 2022)

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