SA: Bain or BCG, or something else?

Hi,

I got internship offers from both Bain & Company and BCG. Bain guaranteed that I will work on an international PE engagement in London, while at BCG I would work in Brussels. Comp is the same.

I also interviewed at a BBs in London, and could intern on a FX structuring/trading desk.

How would you rank those opportunities, according to which criteria?

Many thanks

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