Is joining BCG as a Research Trainee under Knowledge Team (Insurance) helpful to pivot my career into consulting or should I look at doing a Masters instead? I am a fresh college graduate and currently working as an Accounting Analyst. Please help! Boston Consulting Group

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I think yes, it will help you in your career. And yes it's BCG, so you will get to learn more and get a good exposure

Got it, thank you!

Yes, you should. BCG brand on your resume will surely help you convert a good B school. It will also help you a lot in your B school on campus placements

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