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Accenture, Strategy Analyst Internship (Summer 2015), Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9803

Sun, January 11, 2015

Explore this position and apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 9803

Why Accenture Strategy? 
In the world of strategy today, it is about the future, and in the future, technology is the disruptor. Digital technology is changing competitive landscapes and creating new opportunities for almost every organization. This situation plays directly to Accenture's strengths. With Accenture Strategy, we have created what we believe is the strategy firm of the future. It’s a very exciting place to be! 

Our 8,000+ strong team of strategists combine deep business insight and tremendous technology understanding within the context of our client’s industry. There is no one player who can bring all of that together at the scale and with the degree of integration that we can. This is what our clients’ current challenges and opportunities demand of us and it is what makes us different than any other strategy firm in the market. 

Job Description 
Can you help clients navigate disruption and understand the transformative impact of leading edge technology in today’s digital world? If you are passionate about tech innovation and excited about the potential for its impact on business and society, we want to hear from you. 

Your Role: Strategy Analyst Intern 
There will never be a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape. Here are just a few of your day-to-day responsibilities: 

• Structure and perform analysis and conduct primary research to uncover insights, identify and validate value creation opportunities at clients 
• Identify key drivers through structured analysis and conceptual thinking to effectively probe problems and causes; work with Accenture and client teams to develop solutions 
• Present at team and client meetings, and determine the most practical way to drive lasting results based on your insights and analysis 
• Communicate effectively and persuasively in a business context 
• Leverage desktop applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, Access with high proficiency to capture and maximize your critical thinking 
• Develop an understanding of how our clients operate and how technology can be leveraged to create new value streams 

Paid internships last 10 - 12 weeks and typically begin in late-May/early-June and end in mid-August /early-September. Rising Senior Interns attend a three-day leadership conference in the Chicago area with all Accenture interns from across the US. 

Summer locations are based on a combination of client projects and location interest. Primary locations include: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Manhattan, Florham Park, San Francisco, and Philadelphia. Additional locations may potentially include: Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Seattle and Washington DC. 

Your Experience: Basic Qualifications 
• Bachelor’s degree (with a graduation date between December 1, 2015 and June 30, 2018) or Master’s degree (with a graduation date between December 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016) 
• Legal Authorization to work in the US without company sponsorship* 

Set Yourself Apart: Preferred Qualifications 
• Strong quantitative acumen with the demonstrated ability to think analytically and conceptually
• Relevant project-based internship experience with a leading company, not-for-profit or government entity 
• Relevant academic research or projects along with 3.5 or higher cumulative (overall) GPA 
• Global awareness through international study or internships; multilingual 
• Team player and naturally collaborative 
• Self-starter with a real drive for impact and an entrepreneurial mindset 
• Demonstrated leadership skills in professional setting or through extra-curricular activities 
• Advanced proficiency with desktop applications (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) 
• Understanding of the following finance and business strategy concepts: 
- Market and competitive analysis 
- Data Modeling 
- Financial Analysis 
- Statistics 
• Understanding of the intersection of business and technology: 
- Transformative power of technology 

Our Commitment to You 
• A summer experience immersing you in Accenture Strategy, laying the foundation to develop as a strategist. 
• A summer class peer group of other outstanding students with numerous networking opportunities. 
• You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves 72 of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects. 
• Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with strategists across the practice. 
• Access to leading-edge technology and thought capital. 
• Along with a competitive internship salary, successful interns will receive either a full time or intern offer at the end of summer depending on graduation date. 

Apply today! 
Great things can happen—they already are. Come and be a part of the next level of high performance. 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. 

About Accenture 
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 305,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. Its home page is www.accenture.com

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