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Egon Zehnder International
Position: Internship – Paid
Duration: 10-12 weeks (with some flexibility)
Hours: Part-time Fall/Winter, Full-time Summer
To Apply: Please send Resume and Cover Letter to the e-mail address above.
Egon Zehnder International (EZI) is the largest privately-held executive search firm globally, with more than 425 consultants located across 63 offices in 37 countries worldwide. We operate as a single global partnership, with a consistent methodology and a single profit center.Our unique structure enables us to seamlessly collaborate across geographic borders, working together as one global team to deliver the best results for our clients.
EZI operates across all industries.Our clients range from Fortune 100 multinational firms to Mid-Cap businesses, not-for-profits, and entrepreneurial ventures.With our unique one-firm culture and consultative approach, Egon Zehnder serves as the adviser of choice to business leaders throughout the world, including Pepsi, Colgate, Google, Dell, American Express, Bank of America, UBS, General Electric, Siemens, Alcoa, Bosch, Novartis, Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline, in addition to other Fortune 500 companies.
EZI is the global leader in:
Egon Zehnder International's largest service practice - Executive Search - concentrates on helping clients achieve competitive advantage through the identification, assessment, and recruitment of the world's most talented business leaders.
Board Consulting / Search
Egon Zehnder International has a dedicated practice specializing in Board Consulting and Director Search. The Group focuses its efforts on the highest level of an organization and works in a collaborative manner with the Chairman of the Board and its members to recruit Directors whose independence, intellect, integrity, and judgement will strengthen the Board and create sustained competitive advantage.
Leadership Strategy Services
One of the key challenges for business leaders is to identify, develop, and retain outstanding individuals who are able to deliver superior performance, both individually and as part of a team. Consultants at Egon Zehnder International recognized this emerging trend several years ago and pioneered a professional service to address the need. The result was the development of our Leadership Strategy Services practice, which evaluates and improves the performance of the "human capital" in organizations.
Egon Zehnder International offers interns a unique opportunity to gain practical experience in a corporate environment that is fast-paced, highly stimulating, collaborative and entrepreneurial.Interns will be able to learn through assignments and interaction with a diverse group of consultants and researchers throughout all our offices worldwide.Interns will be provided with an exceptional training program and mentored by an experienced Research Analyst or Associate.Working closely with Partners and senior researchers, interns have access to career advice and perspectives from former senior members of leading financial institutions, consultancies, and corporations. To learn more about our consultants' backgrounds please visit:
Through project work, interns have the unique opportunity to gain broad exposure to a variety of industries, companies, and functions and to learn about the careers of leading executives around the world.Interns leave the program with exceptional insight into career options and career development paths, and are enabled to make informed, strategic choices about their future career.
Exceptional performers will be considered to return to the firm as Research Analysts.In the past, Analysts have moved on to some of the country's top business programs, including Harvard Business School, The Anderson School of Management at UCLA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern, and Columbia Business School, and top firms across industries, including McKinsey, Time, Bridgewater, and Cisco.
We are seeking summer interns for our offices across the
·Coordinating and completing research on highly complex business development projects; e.g., Identifying the high growth companies within the social media sector, researching their potential for expansion, and identifying potential opportunities for EZI;
·Bringing creative solutions to search assignments and new business issues with minimal direction;
·Providing research and analysis support to research members and consultants, including participating in special projects, as requested.
Interns will work simultaneously on diverse projects that vary greatly in size and complexity.Some projects target a narrowly-defined business problem, while other projects address larger, long-term strategic needs for the firm, which may result in the creation of a presentation, report, or article for business development and brand-building activities in the
In addition, each intern will complete a long-term, strategic project and develop in-depth knowledge of a particular industry while partnering with a team consisting of a research staff member and senior Partners of the firm.Interns will be trained on frequently used internal and external databases and resources.
Candidate must be a Junior or Senior from a leading undergraduate college with a solid academic record, leadership experience, and intellectual curiosity.Other essential traits include strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills.Previous experience in a market research capacity and a familiarity with databases and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a plus. A minimum GPA of at least 3.3 is preferred. All majors welcome!
All candidates may be asked to submit a current writing sample as the internship requires superior writing skills.
Please visit our web site at www.egonzehnder.com for more details.