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Early Careers: Strategy Analyst Business Intern

Company: University of Denver
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Early Careers: Strategy Analyst Business Intern Chicago, IL Internship, Co-op, or Experiential Learning Expires April 19, 2023 Full Job DescriptionPosting Description:Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions is Looking for Business and Strategy Analyst Interns!Location: Chicago, ILAon M&A and Transaction Solutions offers a broad suite of M&A advisory solutions. We advise on thousands of transactions on an annual basis globally and have helped more firms realize deal success than any other company in the industry. Aon's M&A and Transaction Solutions team has been leading the creation and advancement of M&A risk and insurance solutions for the industry. Comprising senior M&A and tax lawyers, senior corporate development and investment banking executives, experienced risk and insurance analysts, health and benefits professionals, and cybersecurity and intellectual property professionals, we bring a depth of knowledge and passion for developing tailored solutions to complex deal risks that is unparalleled in this industry.Your Impact As a Business and Strategy Analyst Intern:Job Responsibilities:We work with our clients to understand their M&A objectives, address their challenges, develop a deep understanding of market conditions and issues, uncover potential issues and areas of opportunity in a transaction and create strategies to advise and execute solutions to improve deal outcomes. We advise hundreds of Private Equity and Corporate clients globally in thousands of transactions per year and are a primary contributor to the overall growth of the firm. Analyst Interns will work directly with business leadership to research, design, develop and implement business and growth strategies for the group. They will be exposed to a variety of activities common to business leadership ranging from managing day-to-day business issues to long-term strategic growth initiatives as well as some exposure to clients.An Analyst Intern will be directly involved in projects that will likely include the following:

  • Performing data analysis and modeling
  • Compiling, reviewing and drawing inferences from business data
  • Developing client-ready materials (PowerPoint, Excel, and Access)
  • Developing internal presentations for senior management regarding business results and investment needs
  • Participating in client events or pitches
  • Designing strategies to implement strategic growth initiativesAdditionally, each Intern will be tasked with selecting, prioritizing, and completing a long term capstone project, and will have the opportunity to present their findings and recommendations directly to senior management.You Bring Knowledge and ExpertiseSuggested Experience:
    • Previous internship(s) experience preferred
    • Strong analytical abilities and a track record of academic success
    • Ability to think critically and creatively problem solve open-ended projects
    • Willingness to learn and solve complex problems
    • Ability to perform well under pressure, on multiple workstreams, and with tight deadlines
    • Regularly finds opportunities to take on additional responsibility and to work more efficiently
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish relationships with clients and team membersEducation:Rising Senior pursuing a bachelor's degree with a strong interest in working in Finance, Business Management or Consulting following graduationApplicants for this role should graduate between December 2023 - June 2025 and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.Unrestricted U.S. work authorization is required for U.S. office locations. We do not offer sponsorship for this position - CPT and OPT are restricted forms of work authorization.Aon Summer Internship ProgramAon's Summer Internship Program provides a unique opportunity for rising college seniors to learn, contribute, and gain real world work experience in a collaborative environment. Interns have the chance to learn more about Aon's culture and businesses while developing practical skills necessary for future success and postgraduate opportunities. The 10-week summer program includes weekly spotlights delivered by Aon business leaders, a community outreach event and networking opportunities with fellow interns and colleagues. The program equips interns with an understanding of working in an environment dedicated to exceeding client expectations and delivering products and services distinct to unique client needs.In addition to on the job training, our interns actively participate, along with their fellow intern colleagues, in a formal Development Plan. This provides interns:
      • An understanding of the basic functions and types of clients within Aon's businesses
      • An understanding of Aon's ethical standards
      • Training geared toward enabling interns to demonstrate an ability to work in a professional business environment
      • Opportunities to network with fellow peers, Aon colleagues and executive leadership at program social events and interactive speaker forums
      • Opportunities to learn and apply Aon's internal systems
      • Opportunities to demonstrate interpersonal and team building skills through many networking eventsAn Opportunity to Explore Post Graduation Career Path OpportunitiesThe goal of the Business Internship Program is to give students significant exposure to Aon through project deliverables, continuing education and a training curriculum. The program also provides students with an excellent opportunity to learn and prepare for post-graduate career opportunities at Aon. Upon successful completion of the Business Internship Program, highly qualified interns may be offered post-graduation full-time positions within the Launch Program, Aon's Early Career Development Program.How we support our colleaguesIn addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two "Global Wellbeing Days" each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognize that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work--- and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. People with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on ReasonableAdjustments@Aon.comNothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.Pay Transparency Laws:The target salary range for this position is $20-$25/hr. The actual salary will vary based on applicants education, experience, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. The salary may also be adjusted based on applicants geographic location.Career & Professional Development Contact & LocationBurwell Center for Career Achievement
        2190 E. Asbury Avenue
        Denver, CO 80210

Keywords: University of Denver, Chicago , Early Careers: Strategy Analyst Business Intern, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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