Client Development Consultant Internship Summer 2014 - Gallup
** Deadline to apply is Friday December 6, 2013. **
As a Client Development Consultant intern, you will have the opportunity to learn more about Gallup and how we advance our clients' business every day. Partnering with our client teams through project-based work, you will contribute your thinking and support the delivery of powerful consulting solutions to our clients. During your internship in Chicago, you will have tangible responsibility on a client project and have an opportunity to learn from Gallup's best.
As an intern, you will gain exposure to the role of a Gallup Client Development Consultant. Client Development Consultants are responsible for managing and expanding existing client relationships. These experts diagnose business problems by understanding and deconstructing the business model of a client organization to identify underlying issues. They use Gallup's extensive research to develop strategies that address those problems with solutions that yield tremendous value for our clients. They lead teams of Gallup consultants who help clients understand their organizations and their customers in new and powerful ways. Consultants in this role typically begin as collaborative members of a consulting team and then graduate to successive levels of leadership and responsibility as they demonstrate their effectiveness in driving business development and client impact.
To be successful, candidates for the summer 2014 Client Development Consultant Internship should possess:
• Track record of outstanding results in education, activities, and previous positions • Ability to initiate and build trusted-advisor relationships with executives and leaders • Courage to challenge prevailing thinking and influence decision-makers • Strong sense of mission and purpose and a desire to have a significant impact on Gallup's client organizations • Aptitude to understand how to effectively apply Gallup science and research to challenging business problems • Ability to create strong and productive relationships with clients; collaborate with internal team members; and communicate Gallup concepts and constructs in clear, succinct, and compelling ways • Strong negotiation skills with a keen eye for client engagement budgets and terms to achieve business development targets • Drive and commitment to build a long-term career as a world-class consultant on the path to becoming a Partner
Gallup's Client Development Consultant Internship program is based in Chicago during the summer of 2014. After successfully completing your internship and upon graduation, you may be offered the opportunity to join Gallup as a Client Development Consultant in one of our 40 global offices. Some offices require proper work authorization. Current enrollment in an MBA or other graduate degree program is required, with a graduation date in 2015. Three years of management consulting or business development experience is preferred.