Avascent is the leading independent strategy and management consulting firm serving clients in government-driven industries. With a team of over 100 full-time professionals and a worldwide network of regional and subject matter experts, Avascent has nearly 30 years of experience of helping companies chart paths to business growth in the defense, intelligence, and civilian sectors.

Headquartered in Washington, DC with European operations based in Paris, we assist clients in the areas of strategic growth, value capture, and mergers and acquisitions. Providing sophisticated fact-based analysis, informed strategic insight, and pragmatic approaches and solutions, Avascent helps clients identify emerging opportunities and define winning strategies in markets characterized by constant change, customer complexity, and sharp competition.

Avascent London, UK
Oct 04, 2018
Internship
Avascent is seeking students with strong academic performance, proven research and analytical skills, and an interest in business (Fortune 500 companies, private equity, mergers and acquisitions) and government-driven markets (defense, aerospace, technology). Open to relevant majors, including Economics, Business, Engineering, Political Science, Finance, Government, History, and International Relations. RESPONSIBILITIES Conducting primary and secondary source research and analysis under the guidance of the project manager and overall project director; Conducting qualitative and quantitative analyses using internal and external sources, including databases, information services, and internet resources; and Preparing memos, slides, e-mails, spreadsheets and other materials to capture the results of research and analysis. QUALIFICATIONS Solid and creative research skills and an ability to conduct analyses of business and policy issues; Quantitative skills sufficient to conduct analyses of market trends, company financials and other topics in support of client engagements; Ability to work well both individually and as part of larger teams; Ability to communicate ideas and interact in an effective manner with research contacts, more senior staff and client personnel; and Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel). EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Graduate student with a pursued degree in business, international relations, political science, economics, government, engineering or related field from an accredited institution (excellence in academics will be viewed as evidence of a prospective Intern's ability to fulfill successfully the requirements of the position); At least one (1) year research and writing experience in an academic and/or work environment; and At least three (3) months' internship or work experience involving research and/or analysis related to indicated area(s) of study, or some combination of education/experience thereof.