24 05-11 making the most of your internshipPresentation Transcript
Making the most of your internship J-P Martins Associate Director, Consulting24 May 2011
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We re here to talk about summer! For those of you not from…and this is a blue sky the UK, we probably just had it… …this is a beach…
First, 30 seconds about YOU…Who are you?Where is your internship?What are you looking forward to most?And what are you most unsure about?
Now about the panel…MH LC§ Booz & Co § Summer Consulting Team ANDAP § AT Kearney (Mgmt Consulting)§ Roland Berger§ Joining BCG FF § McKinsey NK § McKinsey
Words of Career Services WisdomSecure an assignment/project that will challenge you Build your network within the company which can helpwhere you can demonstrate to a prospective employer what you and which you can pass to othersyou can do Use the summer internship to learn more about how theScope your assignment/project before you start with your company does business , the culture and of courseemployer investigate job opportunitiesBe sure to have a company supervisor for the Check out whether the company meets yourassignment/project who can also help you in many other expectation as an employerways Update your CV when you have completed yourIdentify a senior or peer who can be a mentor (this could assignment/projectbe your supervisor) – and advisor more broadly than just onthe job in hand Act as a representative and promote the best interests of the SchoolProduce your best work and seek to impress theemployer remember, this is more about a mutual trial or Keep Career Services informed of your progress and letextended interview than gaining work experience us know if we can be of helpAsk for and give feedback to your supervisor Enjoy your experienceDemonstrate your resourcefulness and strong workethic J-P wisdom : Output is the key way of expressing what you re learning – write a slide every day
Appendix - Internship Assessment Criteria Overall Assessment Written Oral Structuring and Building Analytics Thought Leadership Self Development Communication Communication Managing Work RelationshipsAccurate and Clear and Clear and Generates Logical Productive Asks proactivelythorough concise concise hypotheses/ frameworks relationships for feedbackresearch identifies data with clients and Creative and Active participant requirements for Creative colleagues AcceptsLogical and compelling testing solutions feedbackaccurate Active listener Team player constructivelymodelling Vertical and Meaningful horizontal logic Efficient/ realistic insights and workplans Balanced underSound conclusions stressqualitative Accurate and Prioritisesanalysis client-ready Hypothesis Constructive (nearly) Prepares for driven approach when raisingReasonable meetings issues Picks upassumptions Regular updates concepts quickly Questions orProbes disagreesinconsistency Timely issue Works well in appropriately raising unstructuredChecks own environment Active onwork Delivers on Fridays in home deadlines officeDiscerns factfrom opinionSource: Internal document, leading strategy consultancy