Internships at PCG
Gain meaningful, hands-on experience and career-building skills as an intern at PCG.
Each summer, PCG welcomes a diverse, talented group of students into our eight- to 10-week paid Internship Program which spans three functional areas across the firm: Consulting, Technology, and Corporate Operations. Because PCG serves the public sector exclusively, every PCG intern – regardless of functional area – has the opportunity to support those in our communities who need it most. Since 1986, this public sector focus has set PCG apart from other management consulting firms; we are proud of the more than 35 years we have spent designing and delivering solutions that improve how government operates and how it best serves those who depend on it. Interns may play a direct role, working on a client’s project team, for example, or an indirect role, assisting an operations team in service to our client project teams—either way, all of our interns contribute to the firm’s mission of improving government to advance positive outcomes community.
About Our Interns
PCG seeks intern candidates who are…
- Looking for an educational work experience in a challenging, fast-paced environment
- Interested in the public sector, technology, and/or business operations
- Passionate about problem solving
- Driven to make a difference
- Considering a career in management consulting
- Actively enrolled in a higher education/further education program
Ready to launch your career as a PCG intern?
About the Program
PCG’s paid internship program runs for 10 weeks* between June and August each year, during which time, interns may work up to 40 hours per week. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all internships are currently remote. Though program size varies each year, PCG typically welcomes an intern class of 40-50 students. Interns are empowered to make the most of their experience at PCG through program-specific as well as company-wide activities (all of which are currently virtual), such as:
- Professional development and networking opportunities
- Career and general skills building
- Lunch and learns
- Weekly group events
- Leadership speaker series
- And more!
Interested in pursuing an internship with PCG? Click here to see current opportunities.
*Program runs from eight to 10 weeks; length of internship may be extended past the formal program upon request, pending approval from the supervising manager.
Intern Feedback and Outcomes
PCG’s Human Capital Management (HCM) team conducts exit interviews with each interns at the end of the program. Here are just a few takeaways from our most recent class of interns.
|Of PCG’s 46 interns in 2021, 26 (57%) extended their internship past the formal 10-week program||Nearly 20% of 2021 interns have since been hired as PCG employees||When asked if they would apply for a permanent position with the firm, 91% of 2021 interns responded “YES!”|
What did interns like BEST about their experience with PCG?
"Face time with CEO and Executive Leadership Team”
“HCM Internship [Capstone] Project was fantastic”
“Learning professional skills”
“My supervisor and team were very supportive”
“Real world experience was priceless”
“Felt valued and that my voice mattered”