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2 people found this helpful  

Interesting and diverse work, bad lifestyle, perfect for few years but not for longer

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Former Employee - Business Analyst
Former Employee - Business Analyst

Pros

You can choose industry, function and, sometimes, geography to work
Projects are all different and often interesting
You interact with top management of top companies - there is what to learn from them
Smart colleagues
Steep learnig curve
Many exit options

Cons

Long hours (not much better than in IB: you work even more on weekdays but typically have free weekends)
Extensive travel
You are paid not enough for this lifestyle: travel and hours

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great, unique and intense

    Current Employee - Associate  in  Lagos (Nigeria)
    Current Employee - Associate in Lagos (Nigeria)

    Pros

    Challenge, exposure to CEOs, compensation, exposure

    Cons

    Life- balance, lots of travel

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Accounting Job

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    Former Employee - Project Coordinator  in  Moscow (Russia)
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Moscow (Russia)

    Pros

    Great people
    A lot to learn
    Nice office
    Good intern salary

    Cons

    Overworking
    Tough hierarchy separating you from consultants

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More networking opportunities would be nice

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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