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Optimity Advisors

Associate Consultant

Applications due Oct 5

Optimity Advisors is a specialized management consulting and advisory firm that focuses on strategy, operations and IT. We combine industry expertise and integrated solutions to help companies enhance stakeholder value, improve operations, and address performance and risk-related challenges. We are currently seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team of over 300 full-time management consultants in our Washington, D.C. office. You will work directly on client engagements as part of a diverse Optimity team, as well as contribute to internal projects that focus on company growth.


Analytics Consultant, Commercial Sector

Applications due Oct 8
New digital technologies along with cloud, mobile, analytics and cognitive computing are changing how we engage and work with one another. The CbD Analytics group is looking for candidates with a strong foundation in a quantitative discipline such as applied mathematics, statistics, machine learning, data analysis, simulation modeling, text mining, data modeling, and/or data visualization. Business acumen is also an important skill in order to understand the business problem, develop conclusions/recommendations, influence strategic choices through data, and deploy the solution.

Transformation Consultant, Commercial Sector

Applications due Oct 8

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) consultants help organizations fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value, digitally reinvent operations for great efficiency and transform entire enterprises through the use of cognitive. This is possible by taking advantage of IBM’s global reach, outcome-focused methodologies, domain skills and deep industry expertise. We are looking for enthusiastic and digitally savvy candidates with the skills, creativity and passion to solve some of society’s most complex problems with your innovative thinking and ideas. We seek the best and brightest from all walks of life – from business to engineering, communications to computer science, analytics to application development and everything in between.

Deloitte Consulting

Business Analyst Summer Scholar Federal Human Capital

Applications due Oct 11

As a Federal Human Capital Business Analyst Summer Scholar (intern), you will leverage research, analytics and industry insights to help design and execute critical programs from business-driven HR to innovative talent, leadership and change programs. Taking advantage of enabling technologies, employee engagement tools, advanced workforce planning, and analytics, you can help steer our clients to realize their full potential. You might work with our clients to determine how restructuring their organization can increase efficiencies, establish new delivery models for shared services, or develop global communication strategies to highlight the benefits of a new technology. Or you’ll work on our teams to help our clients define, build and implement improvements to their HR processes and structures, determining the right systems needed to better manage their people information.

Strategy & Operations Business Analyst Intern – Federal Consulting

Applications due Oct 11

As a Federal Business Analyst Summer Scholar (intern), you’ll be assigned to client projects and will collaborate with team members to help a Federal agency or department tackle their complex problems and drive tangible results. You’ll assist in outlining the requirements of clients’ projects and programs and help make presentations that communicate research and strategy in an easy-to-understand, visually attractive way. Bring your creativity and innovative problem-solving skills to take on a variety of client challenges. During your internship, you’ll broaden your consulting and leadership skills while developing your network of fellow students and Deloitte professionals.

Cornerstone Research

Summer Analyst

Applications due Oct 15
To provide an introduction to the analyst position at Cornerstone Research, the summer analyst role closely mirrors that of the full-time position. Summer analysts work in case teams that range in size but typically include a faculty expert, senior consultants and analysts. Within a case team, the summer analyst makes important contributions during all phases of a project – from developing case strategy, to conducting analyses, to preparing experts for testimony. Case work has both quantitative and qualitative elements, involving such key responsibilities as conducting financial and economic modeling, examining market and industry behavior and presenting findings to colleagues and clients.

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