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Consulting Kickstart

Consulting Kickstart

The Consulting Kickstart program was originally established as an avenue to provide initial exposure and a chance to learn about a career in professional services to undergraduate students whose backgrounds are often underrepresented in the profession. We welcome Black, Hispanic/Latin American and Indigenous students who are first-year (freshman) undergraduate students in the US and Canada at a four-year university to join us for an interactive, virtual series. You'll gain exposure to business leaders and the exciting world of consulting. Upon completing Consulting Kickstart, if you are excited to pursue an additional exploratory program at Bain, you will have an opportunity to apply for our Building Entrepreneurial Leaders (BEL) second-year program.

Join a team of like-minded students

You’ll learn how we help innovative companies overcome some of their biggest challenges.  

Get exposure to the world of consulting

Eligibility & Timeline

This program is for Black, Hispanic/Latin American, and Indigenous students.

We are hoping to connect with individuals whose perspectives and experiences are historically underrepresented in our industry. This program is for Black, Hispanic/Latin American or Indigenous (Native American, Alaska Native, Inuit, Métis and First Nations) students who are undergraduate first-year (freshman) bachelor’s degree candidates completing their degree at a four-year institution. Students from other countries who happen to be studying in the US at a four-year institution are welcome to apply. 

Apply in Spring 2024

Applications will open in early January and be due in April. To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, educational information, unofficial transcript, test scores (if applicable), and a video essay. 

In the meantime, join us at one of our marketing events and talk to our team virtually or in-person. 

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