Are you interested in working for a management consulting firm in Washington, D.C. that believes in, inspires, and outfits people to have meaningful lives and to make extraordinary contributions to causes that matter? Do you crave a work environment that is collaborative, energetic, and challenges the status quo? Then come join us! The Clearing has been recognized as one of DC's 'Best Places To Work' and one of the 'Most Engaged Workplaces.'
The Clearing's 10 week paid Internship Program is a great introduction to the world of management consulting. Interns are placed on client-facing teams and partnered with the firm's senior consultants and subject matter experts to learn and grow in the work, contributing to projects that are strategic priorities for our company. At the end of the program, you will provide a final communication product - written, verbal, and/or in a presentation - to tie together key findings from your time and work at The Clearing.
The Contracts Intern will support the company in serving its expanding public and private sector client base. The Intern will provide assistance on a variety of contractual matters (U.S. Federal Government, state and local, non-profit, and commercial), research, writing and administrative tasks.
WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO
Assist directly with routine research, gathering data, and disseminating information for and on behalf of the Contracts team
Provide general administrative and operational support to the Contracts team, including support to drafting, revising and/or negotiating contract documents
Organize and maintain contract files and assist with data collection and report generation
Ensure compliance of contract file documentation
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
Pursuing a Bachelor's or Graduate degree from an accredited college or university. For those with undergraduate degrees, rising junior or rising senior candidates preferred.
One (1) year of prior work experience in an office or professional environment required
Willingness and ability to work 4-5 days a week (minimum of 32 hours a week) required
Willingness and ability to travel to client sites in the surrounding DC and Baltimore metro areas; occasional travel (5%) outside of these regions could be expected
WHAT YOU'RE GOOD AT
Strong time management and organizational skills to deliver results
Excellent prioritization and multitasking skills
Outstanding attention to detail
Powerful verbal and written communication skills with the ability to easily communicate ideas and findings in clear, simple language
Strong research and analysis skills
Proficiency in computer skills and ability to use MS Office for document formatting, spreadsheet creation, chart/graph creation, and presentation creation
Make a Difference: We are out to change the world
Act with Purpose: We thoughtfully choose the behaviors and decisions in service of achieving the best possible outcomes
Foster Inclusiveness: We care about the entire system
Have Fun: We like to laugh, appreciate and enjoy our customers, our work, and each other.
Cultivate Growth: We focus on the continual growth of our community, our customers, ourselves, and our organization.
Honor the Human: We build our approaches and processes based on the needs, behaviors, and emotions of the people we work with and serve.
Operate with Integrity: We choose what's right over what's easy.
Deliver Excellence: We surpass expectations in getting things done.
To be considered for hire, all individuals applying for positions with The Clearing are subject to a background investigation. For positions requiring access to classified information, U.S. citizenship is required. Individuals will also be subject to an additional government background investigation, and continued employment eligibility is contingent upon the ability to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.
This position is currently accepting applications.