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What grade (GS) level do MBB consultants gun for after 1-5 years when exiting into government?

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MBB consultants don’t exit into government. Although I do know a McK partner who went to govt for a few years but it was at a very high level (one level below cabinet secretary).

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This question does not make sense

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Prob exit to a political appointee position

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I would say at a minimum it should be at a GS 14

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After 1-5? Probably never happened. After they've made partner and if they get an appointed position at deputy secretary? Sure. See Biniam Gebre

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BG is a smart guy. Met him before.

That’s such a wide range. After 1 year, maybe a GS9. After 5 years anything less than a 14 and you played yourself

Yup. Exit to gov office or dept head / deputy.

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