Frequently Asked Questions
Will CREW be in-person or virtual?
We are planning for virtual engagement prior to an in-person 1.5 day summit this winter, but are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and will adjust to a fully virtual format if needed. Dates will be provided to those selected for the program.
Who is eligible to apply to the CREW program?
Any undergraduate students who identify as a woman and plan to graduate in winter 2024 or spring/summer 2025 are eligible to participate. Non-US citizens are eligible to participate, however, participants must attend university in the United States or Canada.
Do I need to have any experience in consulting to participate?
No, you do not need to have any prior background in consulting to have a meaningful experience in the CREW program. We encourage students from all majors and backgrounds to apply.
How do I apply to Bain CREW?
If you’re interested, you should first submit an application by the deadline. You'll then be asked to record several short responses to questions in a video format (additional details, including video questions, will be provided to applicants following the application deadline).
When will the decision be announced?
Program decisions will be communicated to selected candidates by the end of November.
If I am not selected for CREW, can I still apply to Bain in the future? What can I do to stay in touch with Bain?
Absolutely, and we encourage it! CREW is a highly selective program. If you are not selected, we would like to stay connected regarding the Associate Consultant Intern (ACI) role. You can find a full list of our virtual and on-campus events on your school page. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter, Bain Buzz!
How can I learn more about Bain and the support and career paths for women and gender non-conforming (GNC individuals)?
We encourage you to visit our Womxn at Bain (WAB) website to hear from women leaders at Bain and learn about the support that Bain provides to women and gender non-conforming (GNC individuals) within offices and on a global scale.