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Education, Employment & Welfare Co-Op

Boston, Massachusetts
Job Type
13 Sep 2022


BCG's global Education, Employment & Welfare (EEW) sector is growing and aggressively building our capabilities and impact by adding talented people to our ranks. In this position, you will assume an important role among a dynamic team that is seeking to deliver impact with our clients around the world, while contributing to the growth of BCG. Key qualifications include experience and interest in research, passion for education, employment and welfare topics, and strong prioritization and time management skills. You will not be doing just one job or task but contributing where it's most needed on any given day or project.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Support research requests for EEW project teams:
  • Conduct basic desktop research to fulfill requests from consulting staff (both from "off-the-shelf" materials and external sources)
  • Conduct background research on education and employment policy topics to support publications and thought leadership development

Assist with the accumulation and sharing of EEW-related knowledge, both internally and externally:
  • Support with preparing content for BCG events, panels, and conferences
  • Support with knowledge management efforts (e.g., refreshing documents, codifying and publishing them on internal database, collecting project vignettes)
  • Work with our curation teams to sanitize proposal and project output and publish on internal database

Team with EEW sector colleagues on business development activity, particularly for the U.S. market:
  • Support proposal writing and development, including compiling BCG credentials and project vignettes and writing staff bios
  • Research what Request for Proposals (RFPs) exist within our target markets

Assist with EEW sector marketing and communications efforts:
  • Help draft internal emails, newsletters, and staff communications
  • Write external blogs, memos, and articles on EEW topics


  • Working with a global team
  • Working in a fast-paced environment
  • Managing several requests and prioritizing effectively
  • Building knowledge on new topics quickly
  • Writing - in particular, short-form articles, blogs and memos would be preferred
  • Desktop research using peer-reviewed articles and databases
  • Translating large volumes of information into digestible and consumable formats


  • Strong self-organization skills and acute attention to detail
  • At least some PowerPoint experience
  • Some knowledge of (or interest in learning about) the EEW fields, particularly U.S. education, employment and workforce development, and public policy
  • Research skills such as finding and extracting data from news sources and databases and translating them into easy-to-understand formats such as slides, memos, etc.
  • At least one year of college/university


You will report to the EEW Lead Knowledge Analyst, Brad Allan, while also working and liaising with myriad EEW teammates globally.
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  • Job Reference: 711169586-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Boston Consulting Group
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent