MFR Consultants internships provide you with the opportunity to experience and actively participate in the real world of consulting.
At MFR we offer two types of internships:
The Undergraduate Associate Consultant Internship (UACI) program (full time summer and part-time school year) for college/university students
The Graduate Student Consultant program for graduate school students (full and part time)
Both positions provide the student with a structured introduction to MFR’s analytical tools and applications. There is a strong mentoring and professional development component as well as ongoing coaching by colleagues and MFR team members.
The student chosen for our firms Undergraduate Associate Consultant Intern (UACI) are typically students between their third and fourth year of college/university. They have strong academic backgrounds, analytical skills, highly motivated level, and outstanding interpersonal skills and are considering a career in management consulting. We accept all majors in our Internship program. You will be staffed on actual cases beginning in the first of the Internship. You will work as members of project teams in roles that vary by the team’s and projects objective. UACI’s are typically responsible for data gathering and analysis, interviewing the client’s customers, competitors, and suppliers, writing reports and presenting the findings to team members.
The Graduate Student Consultant (GSC) is a graduate student between their first and second year of business school. The position simulates the experience of an MFR Consultant. You’ll perform a full range of functions-field interviews, data analysis, solution brainstorming, presentation crafting and delivery-on case assignments that range from business unit strategy to marketing, and IT. You will work directly with the MFR teams and clients to solve business problems and create change.
As an Intern with our firm, you’ll have the opportunity to work on projects that will involve:
-Growth Strategies: market opportunity analysis, new market entry strategies, M&A evaluation, business case development, competitive analysis.
-Strategic Alignment: customer segmentation, go-to-market strategies (e.g., pricing strategies, channel alignment), post-merger integration, organizational alignment.
-Corporate Initiatives: corporate sponsored business plan support, strategic best practices.
The consulting work requires strong problem solving and customer, competitor, market and channel analytical skills. This includes strong project management and relationship building skills and the ability to interact effectively with our clients is critical.
Primary responsibilities include:
-Analyzing, designing and implementing business process improvement strategies for our clients and developing an array of solutions to improve business performance issues.
-Assisting in the research, development and implementation of strategic marketing concepts for our clients.
-Assisting in the research, writing, and editing of reports and other materials.
-Helping with obtaining background information for projects through research, focus groups and interviews. Also defining user requirements
-Student will also work as part of the MFR in-house consulting team to analyze and advise MFR on market positioning and on increasing our competitiveness in the Philadelphia / Northeast Corridor market.
-Student must be pursuing or completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
-0 to 2 years of work experience. Minimum of one year of courses involving the principles of Marketing, Business Management, Communications.
-Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
-Must demonstrate the ability to grasp new concepts quickly, a willingness to learn.
-Must have a moderate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
-Must be able to work with minimal supervision and be able to handle pressure without letting it detract from the quality of your work.
-Attention to detail, customer-service driven, and creativity are a must as well as the ability to work in a team.
To apply please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]