Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Gerson Lehrman Group, Research Intern Summer 2016, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11186

Sun, December 6, 2015

BTT Gateway Job ID 11186

GLG Research Interns will spend the majority of their time building and managing the GLG Councils—networks of thousands of world-renowned experts in their professional fields and industries. GLG Research Interns will also work on customized projects and requests from their assigned Research team, which may include conducting web-based research on important news stories for a practice area, compiling statistical data on network composition and recruiting efforts, identifying executives in transition, assisting with data management efforts, responding to expert inquiries, and reviving relationships with experts whose activity with GLG has lapsed. Also, each intern will be responsible for conducting an independent research study in their assigned field or tangential field of interest, which will ultimately be presented to GLG upper management. 

The summer internship opportunity will be a full time (40 hours per week) position. 

Key Responsibilities 

Support research team to increase participation rates in research projects including consultative opportunities and surveys 
Build specific industry networks through the identification of critical experts 
Maintain the integrity of expert information with cross references and phone outreach 
Conduct an independent research study in their assigned field/tangential field of interest. Examples include conducting quantitative analysis on industry networks to inform strategic decision making or an overview of a rapidly growing industry, i.e. The Internet of Things 
Required Skills 

GLG Research Interns are expected to pursue and handle increasing responsibility. They should be able to demonstrate a history of extracurricular or academic interests that will help GLG identify all of the qualities listed below: 

Strong academic qualifications including a cumulative 3.3 GPA or higher 
Previous work experience with transferable skills to the internship 
Demonstrated leadership or teamwork experience (through academic, employment, or extracurricular activities) 
Strong analytical and multitasking skills 
Exceptional organizational skills; detail-oriented 
Highly professional written and verbal communication skills; ability to quickly and effectively communicate a range of simple and complex material 
Other Highlights 

Benefits of the GLG Research Internship Experience 

Hands on exposure to some of the most influential companies, investment community firms, and world renowned experts in their respective fields 
Fun and energetic environment working alongside smart, motivated early career professionalsWork alongside energetic and motivated GLG full-time employees, as well as a cohort of ~15 other full-time GLG interns 
Introduction and exposure to various industries by tracking relevant news and company research within: 
Healthcare and Biomedical 
Technology, Media, and Telecommunications 
Energy and Industrials 
Consumer Goods and Services 
Real Estate 
Financial and Business Services 
Accounting and Financial Analysis 
Legal Economic and Regulatory Affairs 
Live and work in downtown Austin, TX - one of the fastest growing, most desirable cities in the US 
Attend weekly roundtable discussions centered around professional development, as well as exploratory forums discussing high-demand career paths both inside and outsideof GLG 
Listen into teleconferences and webcasts conducted by top experts about high-growth industries and events moving the market 
Regularly work and interface with GLG employees across various offices and levels of seniority. Interact daily with your GLG mentor, a full-time employee on your designated team, responsible for your performance and professional development 
Develop and/or enhance baseline skill sets for future corporate employmentdeep expertise in a new field via creating and presenting an in-depth research study for your GLG management team 
Potential opportunity for full time employment (based on availability and performance) following the internship

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