PwC Management Consulting or Barclays IB?

Hi all, trying to decide which internship to go with for the summer. Interested in consulting and want to do MBB (McKinsey, Bain, BCG) in the future and not sure which internship is best. I like consulting better but still a sophomore so should maybe try out IB? Might hate my life, idk. Let me know any advice!

Comments (6)

Apr 15, 2019

This might be a better question to ask the Consulting forum to be honest...

"If you ain't first, you're last!" - GOAT

Apr 15, 2019

true thanks!

Apr 15, 2019

this is a difficult question that i need to answer for many confused sophomores.....
good luck with your decision! maybe try a decision making class at your school :)

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Apr 15, 2019

You made a specific username for that?

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Apr 16, 2019

Those are both incredible internships to have as a sophomore. Personally I know I wouldn't want the hours of IB, even for a summer, but if you're thinking of exploring IB I do not believe taking Barclays would put you in any sort of bad position to get a future job in consulting.

Also, remember consulting is not a homogenous thing - did you get a specific group within PwC you'd be doing stuff for? Just remember to compare your offers in terms of the specifics.

Apr 19, 2019
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