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Summer internship - recruitment process

João

Hi! I will apply for summer internship positions in MBB. I would like to clarify two doubts:

1) In which language are the interviews? For instance, in Portugal, are the interviews in english or in portuguese?

2) What is the difference between the recruitment process for a summer internship vs full position? Is the former easier?

Thanks in advance!

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Vlad replied on 07/31/2017
McKinsey / Accenture / More than 300 real MBB cases / Collected all Big 3 offers / Harvard Business School

Hi,

1) I would expect the interviews to be in both languages and the interviewers will split

2) For internship most probably you will have 4 interviews instead of 6. Depending on the office I would expect the directors not to participate in the internship interviews. Interviews itself though are the same.

On the other hand, it's harder to differentiate among the other candidates since most candidates will have similar backgrounds.

Do these factors make internship interviews easier? I would say they do, but not significantly.

Marc replied on 08/22/2017

Hello Joao,

My name is Marc and I am also applying to the next year summer internship in Portugal. If you want we can get in touch to practise cases. Btw, I am Portuguese (:p) so we can practise in both lenguages,

Hope to hear from you soon,

Marc Cervera