Bain & Company is a global leader in the management consulting industry. Founded in 1973, Bain has worked for more than 4,400 clients in virtually every industry. Our mission: to help our clients build competitive advantages in their respective industries and create lasting financial impact.
Bain has worked with clients throughout Southeast Asia since the early 90′s and officially opened the Singapore office in 1993. Today, we are a major firm with deep expertise in Southeast Asia, with the hub in Singapore, and satellite offices in Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur.
We have developed a reputation for helping our clients in Southeast Asia achieve substantial increases in financial results through fact-based insights and a highly collaborative approach. Being part of an international firm allows us to manage clients and projects at a multinational level, to develop global practices and themes, and to share information, research and supporting databases within Bain’s worldwide network. Our offices share Bain’s approach, values and experiences.
What Bain Looks For
Sharp problem-solving skills. A results-oriented track record. Solid leadership experience. A passion for consulting. These are the qualities Bain looks for in an ideal candidate.
Do you have what it takes to succeed as part of the Bain team?
- Problem-solving: Consulting is all about helping clients to overcome their most vexing business challenges. We look for candidates with the ability to analyze a situation and formulate an effective solution. Team experience and academic achievement may also indicate strong problem-solving skills.
- Results: Bain has a proud legacy of generating results that have a positive, measurable impact on the client’s bottom line. No matter what your background, we want to see that you have made a quantifiable difference in an organization’s success.
- Leadership: Do you have proven leadership experience? Whether through work, school or extracurricular activities, being a leader frames your application in a favorable light.
- Passion: We look for candidates who show an enthusiasm for solving client problems and delivering meaningful results. Who are focused on succeeding as individuals and as part of a team. And who have a zest for interesting pursuits outside of the office. Passionate people bring an energy to client engagements that inspires their colleagues to do even better work.
The Associate Consultant Intern program (ACI) is 10 weeks in length, from mid-June to mid-August. This program is only for candidates in their penultimate year of study. This includes a few days of in-office training to get you started. You will be staffed on actual cases beginning in your second week and work with your team to solve business problems in strategy, operations, or program implementation. You will be responsible for data gathering and analysis, interviewing the client’s customers, competitors and suppliers, and presenting the findings to the case team members.
Associate Consultant Intern applicants must have strong academic backgrounds, analytical skills, a high motivation level, and outstanding interpersonal skills. All majors are welcome and you must be in your penultimate year of study.