Research Intern (PFIC), Internships In Kenya, 

Research Intern – Panorama Financial Institutions Insights & Consulting (PFIC)

Who You’ll Work With

You will be based in our office in Nairobi, Kenya as a member of our Panorama Financial Institutions Insights & Consulting (PFIC) team.

PFIC is one of the largest knowledge and analytics teams globally and part of the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) practice, with ~250 members and a global footprint across 25+ locations, focusing on financial services domains, e.g., retail banking, corporate & investment banking, wealth & asset management, fintech and insurance.

When you join McKinsey, you are joining a firm whose culture is distinctive and inclusive. In joining our PFIC team, we will accelerate your development as a leader to create positive, enduring change in the world.

What You’ll Do

As a research intern, your primary responsibilities will involve collecting, analyzing and synthesizing information that serves as critical inputs to client service teams, and developing expertise in a particular industry/function. 

You will be expected to possess and build on a good understanding of industry trends/issues and have distinctive areas of expertise within the scope of your field. At the end of the fellowship, if in good standing, you will be eligible to apply for a full-time position at McKinsey. You will build on the experience and network you have gained to apply for an available role on a team you worked with during your fellowship, or apply for other open roles you are interested in.

This is a 3 – 6 month internship whereby you will be working 35 – 40 hours a week dependent on the work at hand. 

At McKinsey, we are dedicated to building a firm that attracts, develops and retains exceptional people. We value a respectful work environment and are committed to inclusion. Our networks support our people, providing a welcoming environment where mentorship and community create an unparalleled sense of belonging and growth.


Bachelor’s or postgraduate degree in business management, commerce, mathematics, statistics or economics

Good understanding and knowledge of banking concepts and financial products, and a basic understanding of industry issues and competitive trends

Experience with core Microsoft Office applications; advanced proficiency in Excel (data manipulation, pivot tables, etc.) and MS Word is required

Entrepreneurial self-starter who enjoys the challenges and rewards of research work in a dynamic and changing environment

Willing to work in a highly demanding and result-oriented team environment

Superior problem-solving skills

Highly analytical with excellent quantitative skills

Ability to work independently as well as in a team

Strong written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply

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