GPS Summer Associate - Strategy & Operations, MPA/MPP, Consulting - Un - Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60602

Strategy & Operations

Join our Strategy & Operations (S&O) team this summer to enhance your education and accelerate your career. As a Summer Associate, you'll work side by side with innovative and strategic thought leaders and stay ahead of the rapidly evolving world of business. You'll get the training to be confident and prepared to help tackle some of our clients' most complex issues. When you become a member of our team not only will you experience our supportive work culture but you'll also receive first-hand insights into the day-to-day challenges and opportunities faced by our Consultants.

Work You'll Do

As a Summer Associate, you'll work with diverse clients across a wide range of industries. You will work collaboratively with key clients to solve some of their most complex and far-reaching issues. You'll design analytical frameworks, conduct business analyses, and gather data and research that help clients implement integrated strategies that are aligned with their priorities. During your time with us, you'll sharpen your consulting and networking skills by taking part in social outings, office-wide team meetings, and community service events. You will have the opportunity to exercise strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the chance to solve complex problems and communicate your findings. You will work independently and collaboratively with a team.

The Team

Our Strategy & Operations practitioners offer insightful recommendations and data-fueled strategies to help our clients address some of their most complex issues. We are a diverse and talented team that supports a collaborative culture and delivers value through the application of strategy and operational improvements. We tackle our clients' operational strategy, financial management, supply management, innovation, and growth issues and help to enhance their business performance, productivity, and strategic priorities. Join us and play a key role in designing our clients' roadmap to the future. Learn more about our Strategy & Operations competency.

Required Qualifications

* Current enrollment, or obtained a degree, in an MPA/MPP program

* Strong academic track record (recommended minimum GPA of 3.5 & 650 GMAT; or GRE equivalent)

* Two or more years' experience

* Ability to travel 80-100%

How You'll Grow

During this exciting and challenging learning experience, you'll gain first-hand insights into technical skills, critical professional behaviors, standards, and mindsets to help you expand on your previous experience, knowledge, and skills. You'll work with a wide variety of talented strategic leaders and learn how to develop, implement, and measure innovative strategies, tackle real-world business issues head-on, and experience what it's like to be a part of our work culture. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

Deloitte's Culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

Corporate Citizenship

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte's impact on the world.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: S19CHCI20SMRBM-SO