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Accenture Research - Summer Analyst

Job Location: MA - Boston

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00539861

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- Job description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Research
Location: Boston, MA
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.


Job Description

 

Accenture Research uncovers trends and shape data-driven insights through Thought Leadership and Research for Accenture and its clients. Accenture Research combines deep understanding of Accenture clients’ industries with leading-edge research techniques to discover the most pressing issues facing organizations today. Our team of 270 researchers and analysts develops thought-provoking research -- supported by proprietary data and partnerships with leading organizations that guides our innovations and allows us to transform theories and fresh ideas into real-world solutions for our clients.

 

Internship Overview

 

The Research internship will involve conducting and reporting research for several current research projects on business strategy, innovation, disruption and new technologies. Interns will be introduced to, and may interact with, counterparts from across Accenture’s innovation architecture. These may include technology researchers, digital and user interface designers, and innovation strategists.

 

Responsibilities may include:

  • Finding, reading, and reporting on studies, articles and reports
  • Using this research to identify trends, issues, opportunities and examples and present them in a clear and cogent manner
  • Performing data analysis

Basic Qualifications

  • Current student pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree with a graduation date between December 2018 and August 2019
  • Academic Track: Business, Economics, Data Analytics, and Technology
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong research, report writing and Microsoft Word and PowerPoint skills

Professional Skills

  • A track record of outstanding academic performance
  • Genuine interest in how innovative businesses and organizations use information technology
  • Curiosity to learn and eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented and collaborative environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High integrity and credibility 
  • Strong data science skills are optional
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

 

Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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