Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Gerson Lehrman Group, Research Internship- Fall 2013, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 7433

Fri, September 27, 2013

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 the 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.

We look for candidates that can work 15-20 hours a week, working a minimum of 3 days per week.

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
• Conduct quantitative analysis on industry networks to inform strategic decision making
• Maintain the integrity of expert information with cross references and phone outreach

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 professionals
• Introduction and exposure to various industries by tracking relevant news and company research within:
o Healthcare and Biomedical;
o Technology, Media, and Telecommunications;
o Energy and Industrials;
o Consumer Goods and Services;
o Real Estate;
o Financial and Business Services; Accounting and Financial Analysis, and
o Legal Economic and Regulatory Affairs
• Work in downtown Austin, TX - one of the fastest growing, most desirable cities in the US
• Develop and/or enhance baseline skill sets for future corporate employment
• Potential opportunity for full time employment (based on availability and performance) following the internship

To apply, see BTT Gateway Job ID 7433. Application deadline is 9/27/2013.

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