Advanced Degree Summer Programs

Come join us at one of our summer events held exclusively for PhDs, MDs, JDs, as well as medical interns/residents/fellows that are interested in a career in consulting. Learn more about our industry and see why Bain & Company is consistently recognized globally as the "#1 best place to work."

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Advance into Consulting (AIC)

We recognize that leaving your chosen field could be quite the leap of faith, so we invite you to learn more about our firm, meet some members of our team, and become more acquainted with the type of work we do during one of our AIC events- offered this June in several Bain office locations across the country:

2017 AIC dates & locations:

Monday, June 12th: Houston, TX
Thursday, June 15th: Atlanta, GA
Monday, June 19th: New York City, NY
Thursday, June 22nd: Boston, MA
Monday, June 26th: Chicago, IL
Thursday, June 29th: San Francisco, CA
June-July 2017: Virtual AIC(s)*

*We will also host a few webinar sessions for those that are not able/invited to attend an in-office event.

The AIC events will offer:

  • An overview of what the role of a Consultant entails
  • Information on how you’ll be trained and supported
  • Insights into the case interview process
  • An interactive activity to highlight the way our case teams think and work together
  • Discussions on why joining Bain will be beneficial to your career growth
  • Plenty of opportunities to ask questions and meet with our teams

In order to be eligible for AIC, candidates must be available for the full duration of the event (~5 hours) and should be located within commuting distance of the Bain office that is hosting the event. Bain will not provide travel reimbursement to candidates selected for any of the above AIC in-office events.


Introducing Bain’s ADvantage one-week internship - a highly selective program offered specifically for Advanced Degree students seeking an even deeper immersion into life at Bain and a career in consulting. The program includes a full day of training followed by several days of being staffed to a real Bain case team and participating in our client work. The week will also offer a variety of social activities and events that will allow you to meet more members of our team and experience our rich and unique culture.

2017 ADvantage dates & locations:

July 10th-July 14th: San Francisco, CA
July 31st-August 4th: Chicago, IL

In order to be eligible for ADvantage, candidates must be available for the full 5 days of the program and must be based within commuting distance of the Bain San Francisco office or the Bain Chicago office during the program week. Bain will not provide travel reimbursement to candidates selected for any of the above ADvantage internship programs.

Candidates that are selected to interview for ADvantage will participate in one round of standard case interviews and should be prepared for these interviews in mid-late May. Additional details and interview preparation materials will be provided to selected candidates.

Interested in learning more? Please apply online by April 21, 2017 at 11:59pm EST. You will have the opportunity to select which event(s) you are applying for (AIC, ADvantage, or Both) in your application. Program invitations will be communicated in mid-May, along with webinar information for those not able/invited to attend an office event.

Full-time consultant positions
If you are interested in our full-time Advanced Degree recruiting process for 2018 consultant positions, please apply prior to the July 21, 2017 deadline (more details here). Candidates that have submitted an application for our summer programs (AIC and/or ADVantage) are required to submit a separate application for our full-time roles.

Bain will not begin reviewing our full-time applications until after the July 21st deadline. We recommend submitting your most up-to-date application and resume closer to this date.