Students

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Global Consulting Group currently operates over two chapters in Australia with more chapters on the way. Students can currently apply to join the Monash University, University of Melbourne or UNSW chapters which total over 120 current volunteers and many more alumni. The GCG University of Melbourne branch is the longest standing branch and has been operating since 2009. Throughout its time, it has been involved in close affiliations with the Faculty of Business and Economics and the Melbourne Business School.

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Our Recruitment Process

Online Application Form

Our first stage! You will need to provide us with your up to date resume and answer a few questions regarding your motivations to join GCG.

Online Test

Should you meet our minimum requirements, you may be required to sit a questionnaire assessing your cultural fit for GCG.

Phone interview (for some applicants)

Just to get to know you a little better, we may require some applicants to have a quick five minute phone interview with the GCG Recruitment team.

GCG Recruitment Day

Nearly there! This is your chance to meet our team and for your chance to let yourself shine. You may be required to sit an individual interview, case study interview and a group activity.

Offer and welcome to GCG

At least 24 to 48 hours after your recruitment day, you will receive a call from a member of our team with an outcome of your performance at our recruitment day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please send an email to [email protected] if you've got more questions and we'll do our best to answer.

  • What does GCG expect from its volunteers?

    For all roles, you must be reachable and committed. Stable internet connection, availability to attend meetings, and ability keep contact with your team are essential.

  • Are roles at GCG paid?

    As GCG is a pro-bono consulting organisation for charities, all of our roles are non-paid. You will not get any monetary compensation for the work you do. If you are motivated by consulting work, making an impact, and genuinely want to help the community, then this is the job for you. Warm and fuzzy feelings are guaranteed.

  • When do applications close?

    This will vary from semester to semester, but majority of our applications will open around Week 2/3 of the university semester and will close around Week 11 of the university semester.

  • Do you accept international students?

    Yes

  • Can I apply to more than one branch?

    Based on the structure and day to day operations of our projects and branches, applicants can only apply to one branch.

  • If I am successful in obtaining an offer to join GCG, when do I start?

    All consulting and functional roles commence in Week 1 in the university semester. All new starters must be available for induction and consulting training, which usually commences during o-week. This could change between semesters.

  • How many positions do you recruit for each semester?

    GCG does not hold a quota for positions in each semester. We recruit all our roles based on merit.

  • What happens at a GCG recruitment day?

    GCG recruitment days involve group and individual activities. To do well, it’s a good idea to research GCG, relax, smile, practice case study interviews, communicate clearly and give others in the group activities a chance to speak too!

  • When do you hold your GCG recruitment day?

    GCG recruitment day is usually held during the mid year break on a weekend, after university exams are completed.

  • When will I hear back from you?

    After closing date, applicants should receive an email notifying the outcome of their application within one week. Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback for applicants who do not receive invitations to our recruitment day. All applicants invited to our recruitment day will receive personalised feedback on their performance, regardless of their application outcome, usually within 24-48 hours of the recruitment day.

  • Can I defer my offer?

    This will be reviewed on a case by case basis by our recruitment team. We do ask applicants to be upfront and honest about their commitments over the next 6-12 months, as we do ask our volunteers to guarantee a commitment to GCG for at least 12 months.

  • What happens if I am unable to attend my GCG recruitment day?

    Applicants invited to a GCG recruitment day and are unable to attend will no longer be eligible for a position in the next intake. Your application will be considered for the next intake in six months.