Breaking into Strategy Consulting with Bain & Company

  • Name: Jason van Schaeck Mathon
  • Current occupation: Associate Consulting at Bain & Company
  • Study: MSc Financial Economics & MSc Strategic Management at the Erasmus University Rotterdam

We are excited to announce the launch of the CareerCast, a new initiative by FSR!

The past years, we have been providing you with experiences of recently employed former-students of the EUR in the financial world. To be able to offer such valuable insights as to how to apply for the job you want, in a new shape, the FSR is introducing the CareerCast. By interviewing EUR alumni, we want to sketch an image for you as to what your options are and what you need to do in order to achieve your goals.

''Even for internship positions, you have to nail these case interviews''

FSR x Bain & Company

Featuring none other than Bain & Company in our first podcast focusing on Strategy Consulting. Bain & Company is a global consultancy firm that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. Across 64 cities in 39 countries, they work alongside their clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries. The Bain Amsterdam office shows a diversity of talented people and a strong office culture. ‘’We are informal, direct and honest with our clients and amongst each other. Bain consultants are energetic and like to go an extra mile to get things done, both at work and beyond.’’

EUR and FSR alumni Jason van Schaek Mathon will answer the Frequently Asked Questions regarding work as a Strategy Consultant. How did you find the process of applying within strategy consulting? How does a Master program at the EUR contribute to the work of Bain? What does a usual week as a consultant look like?

''Diversity of subjects, variety of industries, clients, type of cases, cultures''

Interested in Strategy Consulting?

Join Bain for an exciting few days where you can work on a real strategic question for UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency. During the event, you'll get a chance to explore the world of strategy consulting at Bain and learn about their work on social impact topics. For your application, you will need to upload your CV, transcripts and cover letter before the 8th of May. Apply now!

Furthemore, on our vacancy platform, we offer internships and starters positions of more than 95 partners in the financial industry!

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