Pratik S.

Senior Principal
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About me

Pratik S.
Economics and Related Studies
United Kingdom

My employment

Senior Principal
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
United Kingdom
Finance and consultancy
Large business (250+ employees)

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A day in the life of a Senior Principal in the United Kingdom

Briefly describe the organisation you work for

One of the largest management consulting firms in the world, working on high-impact assignments for organisations in the public and private sector, globally.

What do you do?

I am a Senior Principal, which means I have a mixture of project leadership (delivery) and client relationship responsibilities.

Reflecting upon your past employment and education, what led you to your current career choice?

The prospect of working with some of the largest and most high-profile companies and organizations in the world, and putting into practice what I learnt in the lecture theatres.

Is your current job sector different from what you thought you would enter when you graduated?


Describe your most memorable day at work

Working directly with the Prime Minister and Cabinet of a major nation in the Emerging Markets, on a high-impact financial development project.

Are there any challenges associated with your job?

Travel - I'm on an aircraft 90% of the year.

What extracurricular activities did you undertake at university and what transferable skills did you develop through these?

Sports - the ability to thrive and deliver in high-pressure situations.

What top tips do you have for York students preparing for today’s job market and life after graduation?

Prepare for the interview, understand the company and most importantly, articulate clearly why you would like to work there.

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