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1/16/2020
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Associate Consultant Intern
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Flack + Kurtz Inc. | Washington, DC
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Associate Consultant Intern (ID# 44086) Washington, DC Category: CONSULTING Job Type: Intern Minimum Experience: 0-1 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree In Progress Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Advisory Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Associate Consultant Intern for our New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Miami, or Denver offices.

The successful candidate will be part of a team working on national and international engagements. You will work mainly on engagements to advise public sector clients on the funding, finance, and delivery of major capital projects and a variety of related infrastructure management and policy issues. This position will entail tasks such as analyzing needs and opportunities, evaluating alternatives and priorities, developing the business case for infrastructure investments, analyzing project and program funding and financing options, developing funding strategies, reviewing and interpreting federal legislation and guidance, helping clients understand and meet grant requirements, performing quantitative analyses, and providing strategic support in all phases of infrastructure planning and project development.

We are looking for candidates with well-rounded skillsets including, but not limited to, the following:

* Research Skills / Relevant Experience (planning, transportation, environmental, and energy)
* Analytical Skills (including financial modeling skills)
* Writing skills (and demonstrated experience)
* Communication Skills
* Problem-solving and strategic planning ability
* Interest in the industry or experience within industry
* Exposure to team collaboration

Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in progress with a major in civil engineering, business, economics, finance, urban or transportation planning, liberal arts, operations research, or related field
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Strong analytical and quantitative skills
* Demonstrated research skills and experience
* Interest or experience in the infrastructure industry and related sectors
* Ability to think creatively, work independently and deliver high quality work with minimal supervision
* Ability to work in a team environment, synthesize problems, and communicate point of view and analytical results
* Available to work during Summer 2020 for 10 to 12 weeks

Preferred Qualifications

* Advanced degree in progress in business, economics, urban or transportation planning, civil engineering, public policy, or related field
* Management consulting or advisory experience

About Advisory

WSP's US Advisory practice is dedicated to transforming the business of infrastructure across the transportation, buildings, energy, environment, and power sectors. We guide our clients through solving some of their most complex infrastructure challenges by providing a unique combination of engineering principles, technology, and management consulting skills.

From aging assets and funding shortfalls to evolving government priorities and emerging disruptive technologies, today's infrastructure owners and operators are facing a multitude of challenges. In response, clients are increasingly leveraging our multi-disciplined expertise, solutions-focused approach, and ability to deliver to support them as they work to meet today's needs and tomorrow's challenges.

This environment has led to rapid growth for the US Advisory practice, as we're now located in 30+ offices across the U.S. We plan to continue that growth and aim to expand our team by 25% this year. We are looking for motivated candidates who want to join our group of trusted advisors in delivering important, high-quality, and high-value work to our clients and their stakeholders, while helping to shape the future growth of the nation's built environment.

About WSP USA

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental, 401k and long-term disability insurance focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges; are you ready to get started?

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.