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WHO YOU'LL WORK WITH
You’ll work in our People and Organization Performance Practice North America as part of our global OrgScience and Analytics team.
As part of our global knowledge network, you’ll join more than 1,800 knowledge professionals who work alongside our consultants and clients to generate distinctive insights and proprietary knowledge. You will help develop cutting-edge assets and knowledge on organizational topics and expand existing expertise and solutions in key practice areas including organizational culture & change, talent management, diversity, equity, & inclusion, organizational design, decision making, and leadership development.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
In a team focused on development and innovation, you will have ample opportunity to receive excellent mentorship in order to learn and grow, while having freedom to generate and cultivate new ideas.
As a member of our OrgScience and Analytics team, you will serve as a core member and drive organizational research at McKinsey in three ways:
Knowledge development and external publishing: You will author or contribute to seminal knowledge pieces across a variety of topics and publication formats. You will work with senior leaders to test research questions and hypotheses by conducting surveys, expert interviews, and focus groups.
Asset development and innovation: You will create scalable solutions, assessments, and tools by conducting foundational research, building new models and frameworks, collecting and analyzing pilot data, and deploying with large organizations.
Client engagement and support: You will partner with senior team members to serve clients in organizational areas of expertise such as developing leadership models, revamping performance management systems and assessing employee burnout and developing change management plans to mitigate issues.
The People and Organizational Performance Practice Fellowship Program is an hourly, paid, part-time opportunity (approx. 24 hours/week*) with a flexible schedule and the ability to work remotely. The duration of the Fellowship Program is one year, and offers an excellent springboard for successful candidates to progress into full-time opportunities within the Org team or the wider firm.
This opportunity is for a US-based role.
Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an advanced degree program (PhD, DPhil) in industrial-organizational psychology, social-organizational psychology, organizational behavior management, behavioral economics, or a related field (e.g., quantitative psychology, social psychology, educational measurement) with an emphasis on academic theory, research methodology, measurement, and advanced statistics
Excellent research skills, including ability to complete all components of complex research projects from beginning to end (e.g., literature review and synthesis, research and measurement design, data management/cleaning, analysis, and interpretation of findings)
About McKinsey & Company | People & Organizational Performance
People are the scarce and defining resource that drives an organization’s productivity and growth. And we know healthy organizations dramatically outperform their peers. The differentiator for organizations today is the ability to attract and retain exceptional talent, develop inclusive and inspiring leaders, invest in the required capabilities to achieve business goals, and design an organization to create space for speed and innovation.
We help clients develop a workforce that can thrive through disruption and build an organization fit for the future.