As an ACI, your summer begins with a week of intensive training delivered by experienced consultants, similar to the training received by new associate consultants (ACs). After training, you are immediately assigned to an active case (and you may be asked to travel to the client site).
ACIs benefit from the mentorship of Bain's accomplished consulting staff and from our collegial office environment, in which you'll forge close relationships with other ACIs and our consulting staff. While the ACI program is a vigorous learning experience, ACIs also have the opportunity for enriching activities such as meetings with Bain's practice area leaders and social events, plus access to our world-class professional development and training programs. While at Bain, many ACIs also choose to participate in Bain's intramural sports, the AC run nonprofit consulting group Inspire and other office-specific organizations.
Bain's AC internships are recognized by the career website Vault as one of the top 10 all-around internship experiences. The ranking takes into consideration mentorship availability, career advancement opportunities, capacity for learning, compensation, industry clout and work culture.