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Guidehouse Intern - Commercial Sustainability - Guidehouse Resilience, ESG and Disaster Recovery - Campus 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

The Guidehouse Internship Program staffs interns on real world projects, showcases the Guidehouse culture, and provides interns with a meaningful consulting experience. Interns work with teams and provide real-time deliverables in support of Guidehouse clients. Each intern is paired with a Buddy to serve as a resource that can assist them in navigating their Guidehouse experience.

Highlights of the Guidehouse Internship Program include:

  • 10-week experience in the Summer of 2023 (Anticipated to start Monday, June 5th and run until Friday, August 11th)

  • Learning & Development Sessions (both E-learning & Instructor-Led)

  • Performance management, including developing goals and holding Mid-Point and Final Evaluations

  • Networking & Social Activities and Events

  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Intern Event

  • Intern Speaker Series

  • Collaborative Group Projects

    As a member of our team, you will work with various private sector clients across different industries on their sustainability journey. Assignments may include defining sustainability strategies and targets, measuring sustainability impacts, and developing and implementing programmes to, for instance, abate emissions or develop new products & services – all to drive real-world impact. Project teams are staffed interdisciplinary, across borders and client industries to deliver most value to our clients. In this role, you will learn, be challenged, and develop skills at a fast pace. You will contribute to complex projects and will learn about project management by managing smaller projects. Further, in addition to hands-on experience, our in-house training program will teach you the diverse skills you need to succeed. You are expected to transition rapidly into a professional Sustainability Intern.

    Key Responsibilities for this role may include:

  • You will create direct impact by supporting clients along their sustainability journey while working together with your team to answer their questions. This includes - but is not limited to - data gathering and analysis, industry research, information synthesis, writing reports, stakeholder engagement, developing Excel models, preparing presentations and workshops, and presenting your findings to clients.

  • You will contribute to complex projects and will learn about project management by managing smaller projects.

  • You will work on diverse assignments which are connected to corporate sustainability and the energy transition in different ways. Some examples:

    • Developing a decarbonization roadmap for an industry sector association
  • Developing a greenhouse-gas (GHG) footprint and setting GHG emissions targets for a global restaurant brand

  • Helping a federal agency define and strategize about environmental justice

  • Increasing climate literacy of thousands of key employees and suppliers

  • Implementing an emission tracking system for an entire city

  • Setting up a sustainability program for a global fashion company, including development of financing mechanisms

  • Supporting an industrial company to procure renewable electricity and transition on-site energy infrastructure to a lower carbon option, including designing and managing the related tendering process

  • Preparing market forecasts for low-carbon building technology providers

  • Analysing the ESG-related risks for investors into a global biotech firm

  • Assessing the climate risks and opportunities for a global food and beverage company

Qualifications

Required

  • Minimum Years of Experience: 0 years

  • Minimum Degree Status Required: Graduating with an undergraduate or advanced degree between Winter 2023 and Summer 2024

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the country

  • No sponsorship is available for this position

    Desired

  • Degree/Majors Preferred: Engineering, Energy Science, Economics, Physics, Mathematics, Business, Geography, and Sustainability Science (preferred)

  • Strong interest in the Sustainability; climate risk, resilience, and adaptation; ESG, social equity, and environmental justice; Energy; environmental and sustainability policy appraisal; risk management, accounting, economic, and financial impact analysis; innovation

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Strong quantitative & analytical skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • A critical thinker with a strong eye for detail

  • Able to show data collection and organizational skills

  • Working knowledge of data analytics and analysis software such as Power BI, R, Arc GIS etc. is a bonus

  • Strong qualitative & team skills

  • Strong communication, writing and presentation skills

  • Ability to summarize complex material into key findings and implications for our clients

  • A team player who demonstrates the willingness and ability to work effectively in diverse teams and collaborate with colleagues at all levels

  • Flexibility

  • Willingness to travel as needed by clients

  • Able to work on multiple projects and show a good understanding of the project objectives and client expectations

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • The hourly rate for this position ranges from $30 per hour to $50 per hour depending on degree level.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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