Campus Undergrad Intern, Consumer & Retail Group Summer Consultant
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2023
Who we are:
Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. With more than 8,000 professionals based in 76 locations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation.
A&M’s Consumer and Retail Group (CRG) focuses on both sides of the material disruption that is occurring in consumer facing industries. We serve public and private equity owned companies to help improve operating results, drive large-scale transformations and assist during M&A/carve-out activities. We bring a structured and disciplined approach to create and capture value. Our professionals within CRG promote the development of deep functional skills to maximize our ability to tailor solutions to solve our clients' business issues.
CRG engagements range from holistic cross-functional transformations, functional performance improvement, interim management and M&A assistance with a clear focus on quickly identifying high impact opportunities for EBITDA expansion and drive shareholder/company value.
What we are seeking:
CRG is a growing business experiencing high growth. The ideal background for an Associate position is one that possesses functional knowledge in consumer and/or retail sectors with consulting experience. We seek to assemble a team with creativity, intellectual curiosity and a wide range of passions and backgrounds.
We offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and building leadership skills. The CRG leadership team is focused on providing career development, training and exposure to international business assignments.
As a Summer Associate, you will:
- Have the opportunity to work on internal and client projects across a wide range of industries and functional areas
- Develop your personal, professional, and technical skills
- Take on evolving, ambiguous, and dynamic roles that grow you to solve complex problems to enhance business performance and build enduring value for clients and the firm
- Contribute to the completion of deliverables, and independently perform tasks with some guidance to deliver on a portion of the project scope
- Work closely with A&M senior leaders, who are former C-suite executives and thought leaders with a personal interest in your development
- Develop a case or solution over the course of your tenure and present as a capstone to A&M senior leaders
- Foster relationships, network, and access support through peer-to-peer programs, dedicated performance managers, and informal mentoring from senior leaders
Diversity & Inclusion
A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.
It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters
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