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Pre-MBA Corporate Programs

Throughout the spring and summer, MBA Admissions receives information about corporate opportunities for incoming NYU Stern students. These programs and their application deadlines will be posted below.

Note: Summer Start students will not be able to participate in programs that conflict with the Summer Start schedule.

Bain & Company Connect with Bain Program
Application Deadline - Mid-Summer
Heading to business school soon and want to get a head start on your career planning? Connect with one of Bain's global offices this summer and discover what it's like to work for one of the world's best companies. Connect with Bain is a unique opportunity for you to connect with any of our 53 offices around the world this summer, before you even step on campus. Some of our offices will be hosting an open house event for you to meet with our consulting teams, take an office tour, network with your peers and experience what it's like to work in strategy consulting. For more information and to apply, please visit their website

Bain & Company Diversity Pre-MBA Program
June 23 - 24, 2016
New York, NY
Application Deadline - May 6
Heading to business school this fall and already starting to think about what you’d like to do with your shiny new degree? Once you step on campus, time for job-hunting will be precious, which is why we encourage you to connect with us this summer at the 2016 Diversity Pre-MBA Program. Now is the perfect time to fall in love with Bain & Company. Our Diversity Pre-MBA program aims to attract Black/African American, Latino/Hispanic, and Native American MBA students interested in learning more about strategy consulting as a career path. For more information and to apply, please visit their website

Bank of America Merrill Lynch MBA Diversity Fellowship Program
Application Deadline - May 29
The Bank of America Merrill Lynch MBA Diversity Fellowship Program will award merit-based fellowships to Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, military veterans, LGBT, students with disabilities and women entering business school in fall of 2016. As part of the program, candidates will receive $40,000 of total tuition and fees towards the 1st year of your MBA Program, a paid summer internship within Global Banking and Markets (GBAM) businesses including: Investment Banking, Public Finance or Global Research, and the opportunity to receive a further funding for tuition and fees for the 2nd year of your MBA program. For more information and to apply, please visit their website

Boston Consulting Group
Multiple Dates and Cities
Boston Consulting Group would like to take this opportunity to invite you to attend a Newly Admitted MBA Reception at one of the BCG international offices this summer. Over the next few months a number of BCG offices in Asia Pacific, Canada, EMEA, and Latin America will be hosting receptions. This is a great opportunity for you to meet representatives from the BCG office in your home country as well as network with future MBA colleagues. For more information, please visit their website

Boston Consulting Group Fellows MBA Scholarship 
Application Deadline - May 15
Pursuing your MBA degree is an exciting step in your career, and there will undoubtedly be endless opportunities awaiting you in the next couple of years. At BCG, we have a long history of successful consultants who have been in your very shoes. BCG is an ideal place for highly ambitious individuals who seek meaningful personal and professional experiences, supportive relationships with colleagues, and the opportunity to make a lasting impact on clients and society while solving important problems. If this sounds like a place that may be of interest to you, we invite you to apply for our BCG Fellows scholarship program. This is an opportunity to learn more about BCG and what makes us unique. For more information and to apply, please visit their website

Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference
June 17 - 18, 2016
Austin, TX
Join hundreds of standout MBA women to explore how to further embrace your power to create a career of positive influence, starting now. We'll examine how confidently leveraging your smarts, skills, and authentic voice enhances your impact on the world. This two-day conference offers a power trip in its most literal sense—you’ll learn from women transforming their schools, workplaces, and industries, all while gaining access to one-of-a-kind networking. Women MBA students attending Forté sponsor schools are invited to register. Registration opens March 15. To register, please visit their website.

J.P. Morgan MBA Early Advantage
New York, NY 
Application Deadline - May 10

This program offers a powerful introduction to the many available roles within the firm. Learn how to leverage your unique experiences and abilities to further your professional success, while making invaluable connections that will guide your career. Designed for rising first year MBA students from diverse backgrounds, you’ll gain valuable guidance for success in a career in financial services. For more information and to apply, please visit their website
  • Investment Bank MBA Early Advantage: June 22 - 23, 2016
  • Global Wealth Management MBA Early Advantage: July 7 - 8, 2016
JumpStart MBA Financial Services and Consulting Diversity Forum
July 11 - 15, 2016
Chicago, IL
Application Deadline:  May 8, 2016

Since 2004, over 2,500 incoming MBA students have participated in JumpStart Advisory Group's Diversity Forums and attribute their summer internship and full-time employment success to the learning and networking environment created by the Forums. The Diversity Forums are open to incoming African American/Black, Hispanic or Latino, Alaskan Native/American Indian, Asian, Pacific Islander and Women MBA students. International students are also eligible to apply. For more information and to apply, please visit their website

McKinsey & Company Emerging Scholars
Application Deadline - May 19
McKinsey & Company is sponsoring their fourth annual Emerging Scholars program. Emerging Scholars is a scholarship, a networking opportunity, and a celebration for pre-MBA students. This summer, McKinsey will gather a select group of pre-MBA students and award these individuals with scholarships, as well as the chance to build a remarkable network, learn more about McKinsey and the people that make McKinsey special. For more information and to apply, please visit their website.

McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan
May 13, 2016
Tokyo, Japan
Application Deadline:  May 8, 2016
McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan is pleased to announce a Pre-MBA Company Orientation for experienced professionals who plan to attend graduate school overseas. During this special event, we will introduce McKinsey’s activities and the consulting profession through a panel discussion featuring several of our consultants, each of whom brings a broad range of experiences. In addition, we plan to introduce our summer programs (Summer Associate Program and Insight Program), open to first-year students participating in overseas graduate programs, as well as McKinsey Japan’s recruiting activity plans. A number of consultants with overseas study experience will also be on hand to talk with you and answer your questions.  visit their website.

McKinsey & Company, Southeast Asia Pre-MBA/Summer Networking Events
Multiple Dates and Cities (see below)
Deadlines vary by event
If you are currently residing in Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Manila or Hanoi and are preparing to embark on your full time MBA, we’d love to meet with you over a networking evening to celebrate your acceptance into an excellent program and to share more about the future career opportunities we have to offer you. This will be a great chance to network with your potential MBA classmates/peers, as well as to get to know our people in McKinsey & Company, Southeast Asia. For more information and to apply, please visit the links below: Procter & Gamble MBA Brand Management Camp
July 24 - 29, 2016
Cincinnati, OH
Application Deadline - June 15
As a participant in our MBA Brand Management Camp you will have the opportunity to experience a week in the life of a P&G Assistant Brand Manager and interview for a 2017 internship! During the week you will learn about P&G's Corporate Strategies and Brand Building and how they touch the lives of the world's consumers. You will have the opportunity to spend a day on the brand and preview the key roles you could play in Marketing after completing your MBA. You will also interact with P&G Executives and recent MBA graduates that work for the company throughout the week. For more information and to apply, please visit their website.

Quarterback's Pre-MBA Summer Fellowship
Application Deadline - May 4
If you are looking for an awesome way to spend your summer making an impact with organizations that are taking innovative approaches to community and social impact, set yourself apart and apply now! It's a 10-week consulting project with amazing nonprofits. Our projects have supported organizations, including: Code2040, Juma Ventures, MoneyThink, The Reset Foundation, MyPath, Girls Who Code, and Camelback Ventures! For more information and to apply, please visit their website.

June 2, 2016
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline - May 15
Rakuten Crimson House Tokyo
1-14-1 Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 158-0094
Rakuten is organizing a networking event with food and drinks for incoming MBA students in Japan and MBA holders within Rakuten. This is a unique opportunity to learn about career paths of MBA holders and what Rakuten can offer.
If you would like to attend, please send an email to

ROMBA Admitted LGBTQ Student Summer Treks
Multiple Dates and Cities (see below)
Deadlines - Round 1: April 10, Round 2: May 10, Round 3: June 10
ROMBA offers mulitple summer treks that are designed to be a learning experience about a specific industry for newly admitted LGBTQA MBAs. The purpose of these treks is to serve as an important first point in helping educate, inspire and connect LGBTQ MBAs and give them a head start on understand what options they can pursue as an LGBTQ professional. Applications will open at the end of March. For more information and to apply, please visit their website.
  • Marketing & Retail in Minneapolis: June 23 - 24, 2016
  • Finance in New York: July 7 - 8, 2016
  • Technology in San Francisco: July 14 - 15, 2016
  • Technology & Retail in Seattle: July 21 - 22, 2016