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Bain & Company

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Internship Rating (Avg): 5.00 out of 5
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Avg Bain & Company Intern Salary: $23.70 per hour
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Bain & Company Internship Program Information

Bain & Company offered paid internships in all fields associated with management consulting. Bain focuses primarily on undergraduate business students and MBA students. Internships are offered year round with the mast majority taking place in large cities during the summer.

About Bain & Company

Bain & Company is one of the top consulting firms in the country. Bain offers two different types of internship programs: The Associate Consultant Intern Program - designed for undergraduate business majors withstrongacademic performance. The Summer Associate Program - designed for MBA students. Both Bain programs are highly competitive and Bain recruits from top tier schools.

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Bain & Company Internships: here
10 Bain & Company Intern Salaries
Summer Intern: $24/hour
Associate Consultant Intern: $25/hour
Summer Associate Intern: $27/hour
Marketing Recruiting Intern: $21/hour
Associate Consultant Intern: $24/hour
Associate Consultant Intern: $24/hour
Associate Consultant Intern: $24/hour
Associate Consultant Intern: $23/hour
Associate Consultant Intern: $23/hour
Associate Consultant Intern: $22/hour
10 Bain & Company reviews posted anonymously by former interns:
"Really enjoyed it"
Position: Summer Intern
Location: Chicago, IL
Pay: $24/hour
Duration: 10 weeks
Review posted on 7/12/2012
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Pros:

- Everybody at Bain was supportive and smart.
- Bain's really good at developing and rewarding talent.

Cons:

- Travel
- No much control over which engagements you're assigned.
- Can be stressful.

Advice for other students:

If you land the internship at Bain, you've got to take it.
 
"Bain southeast office"
Position: Associate Consultant Intern
Location: Dallas, TX
Pay: $25/hour
Duration: 10 weeks
Review posted on 3/28/2012
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Pros:

Top consulting firms include BCG, Bain, and McKinsey. Honestly, you can't go wrong with any of these. Overall, the Dallas office treated me very well.

Cons:

Travel.

Advice for other students:

2 years consulting and then bschool.
 
"MBA internship at Bain"
Position: Summer Associate Intern
Location: Dallas, TX
Pay: $27/hour
Duration: 12 weeks
Review posted on 12/31/2011
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Pros:

- Bain & Co. Alumni network. It's like another university network. Smart people.
- Internship was well designed and gave me a good understanding of the fulltime consulting position.
- I worked with a large technology client. My team performed a strategic analysis on competitors, positioning, and potential acquisition targets.

Cons:

- Consulting requires a ton of travel.
- Competitiveness of recruitment process.

Advice for other students:

Be ready for the interviews when Bain comes to your mba program.
 
"Analytics driven"
Position: Marketing Recruiting Intern
Location: Boston, MA
Pay: $21/hour
Duration: 12 weeks
Review posted on 12/26/2011
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Pros:

- Bain & Co is an very, very good management consulting company. They also have a strong reputation.
- Alumni of Bain.
- Experience with Google Analytics and using metrics to drive decisions and recommendations.
- Recruiting + marketing is a very interesting space. Bain's employer brand is thriving.

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none

Advice for other students:

- The recruiting space is cooler that you think.
- Keep the GPA up.
 
"Exciting and challenging"
Position: Associate Consultant Intern
Location: Boston, MA
Pay: $24/hour
Duration: 12 weeks
Review posted on 11/16/2011
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Pros:

- Smart people.
- Bain creates an additional network for you.
- Challenging work.
- Green and social impact initiatives within Bain.
- Worked with a private equity client on gather news and data from certain markets.
- Fortune 100 consulting experience when my team helped launched a customer feedback tool and model.

Cons:

Some long hour if you get into it.

Advice for other students:

- Be calm and prepared for the interview cases.
- When you're at Bain, get to know the different roles and meet people.
- Challenge yourself.
 
"Bain provides a great foundation for your career"
Position: Associate Consultant Intern
Location: Chicago, IL
Pay: $24/hour
Duration: 12 weeks
Review posted on 11/8/2011
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Pros:

- Worked on a case from the public sector. Felt like it was one of those double bottom line type projects.
- The people at Bain are exceptional. Supportive, helpful, and they challenge you.
- Real responsibility as an intern.
- Turned into a fulltime offer.
- Bain network. The alumni of Bain do incredible things.
- 10% time.

Cons:

The interview process and selection is rigorous.

Advice for other students:

I can't recommend Bain enough. I loved my internship, learned a ton, and was challenged. My advice is to get ready for the interviews. You'll probably get two cases in each round. Don't panic.
 
"Client was a huge media company and I enjoyed it"
Position: Associate Consultant Intern
Location: New York, NY
Pay: $24/hour
Duration: 12 weeks
Review posted on 11/4/2011
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Pros:

- The client, a big media company, was really interesting to me. My team was trying to bring the newspaper into the digital world and increase new lines of revenue.
- People at Bain are bright and fun to be around.
- Bain network.
- Responsibility.
- Freedom.
- I felt like part of the team, not just a lowly intern.
- Exposure to focus groups and the methodology to rolling out these media tests were very insightful to watch.

Cons:

I had to get pretty comfortable with excel. I guess it's a good skill to have, but it can get pretty tedious.

Advice for other students:

Don't let Bain intimidate you. When your at Bain, challenge yourself and take on responsibility.
 
"Loved my summer of consulting at Bain"
Position: Associate Consultant Intern
Location: New York, NY
Pay: $23/hour
Duration: 12 weeks
Review posted on 11/3/2011
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Pros:

- Assigned a complex and interesting Pharma client.
- People at Bain have all sorts of different backgrounds/interests, but everybody is smart.
- Responsibility and expectations.
- Feedback.
- Bain Alumni do everything and it's like a 2nd prestigious college network.

Cons:

It can get intense and you're expected to perform.

Advice for other students:

You don't have to be a business major to land the Bain Associate Consultant intern role. They're just look for smart problem solvers.
 
"Fun summer at Bain"
Position: Associate Consultant Intern
Location: Boston, MA
Pay: $23/hour
Duration: 12 weeks
Review posted on 11/2/2011
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Pros:

At Bain & Company, I was assigned a very interesting restaurant industry case. Lots of analysis about growth and how to take advantage of the opportunity.

The people are Bain and freaking smart. They've got diverse backgrounds and everybody is sharp.

Bain hires interns into entry level roles.

Cons:

You want to get a good case/client.

Advice for other students:

Don't be scared or intimidated with the Bain interview process. Remember that these people want to hire somebody and if you're smart, you'll have other options.
 
"Intelligent people at Bain"
Position: Associate Consultant Intern
Location: Boston, MA
Pay: $22/hour
Duration: 12 weeks
Review posted on 11/2/2011
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Pros:

- Bain & Company is very selective about hiring, so the people there have incredible backgrounds and the intelligence level is high.
- Assigned to a large CPG company.
- My main project was the analyze consumer survey data and present insights.
- Freedom and trust that Bain puts in you.
- Feedback.

Cons:

Being prepared for the Bain interview.

Advice for other students:

If Bain comes to campus, make sure you are there. Check their website and view their recruitment schedule (they're at almost all Ivies).
 
 
 

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