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Chertoff Group, LLC
Financial Advisory and Consulting Firm

Job Title: Spring Intern
Location:  Washington, DC

Term: Full Time, January 13 – May 30, 2014  
Industry:  Financial Advisory – Aerospace & Defense
Required Documents: Cover Letter and Resume

Special Instructions: Please send resume and cover letter to careers@chertoffgroup.com with the subject line “Spring Internship – DC”


TCG Profile:

The Chertoff Group is a global security advisory firm that provides consulting, business development, and M&A advisory services for clients in the security, defense and government services industries. Founded by former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, the firm assists clients in areas related to counter-terrorism, cyber security, border protection and surveillance, aviation security, identity management, defense procurement, law enforcement, fraud and supply chain security. In the past 18 months, The Chertoff Group has acted as a strategic advisor on several M&A transactions totaling more than $2.6 billion. The firm is based in Washington, D.C., with offices in London, New York and San Francisco. Our business is expanding rapidly and we are looking for talented professionals to join our team in Washington D.C. / San Francisco / New York.

Position Summary:

The Spring Intern position offers unique exposure to national security thought leaders and access to the most advanced tools offered by the defense industry. The Intern will work across both the strategic consulting and investment banking verticals focusing much of their duties on administrative and research support.  The position provides opportunities to gain invaluable industry knowledge through market research and analysis as well as M&A transaction experience.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Potential to conduct market research and draft briefing memos for clients and senior TCG leadership
  • Support business development efforts through customer research and special projects as assigned
  • Answer phones and route calls to the appropriate recipient
  • Perform daily administrative duties in support of the Chief of Staff including greeting guests, setting up conference rooms, and preparing for firm wide events
  • Potential to work alongside Senior Associates and Associates to produce pitch decks and marketing materials

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education: Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree from a top-rated university with strong academic performance in quantitative and/or national security coursework
  • Work Experience: Previous work in either financial advisory or consulting preferred but not necessary

Other Skills:

  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Polished, professional, and detail oriented
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • US Citizen

 

 

Chertoff Group, LLC
Financial Advisory and Consulting Firm

Job Title:  Winter/Spring Intern – Graduate School Level
Location:  New York, NY
Industry:  Financial Advisory – Aerospace & Defense
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume, Writing Samples

Special Instructions: Please send resumes to shelly.achaibar@chertoffgroup.com with the subject line “Spring/Summer Internship – NY Office”


TCG Profile:

The Chertoff Group is a global security advisory firm that provides consulting, business development, and M&A advisory services for clients in the security, defense and government services industries. Founded by former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, the firm assists clients in areas related to counter-terrorism, cyber security, border protection and surveillance, aviation security, identity management, defense procurement, law enforcement, fraud and supply chain security. The firm is based in Washington, D.C., with offices in London, New York and San Francisco. Our business is expanding rapidly and we are looking for talented professionals to join our team in New York.

Position Summary:

The Graduate Intern position offers unique exposure to national security thought leaders and access to the most advanced tools offered by the defense industry. During the internship, the successful candidate will support the strategy consulting business, with an emphasis on security-related consulting. Public health related projects could potentially include work on the following subjects: preparedness policy, emergency management, resiliency, WMD response and recovery, occupational health and force protection, and drug abuse. Additional opportunities to work directly with both government and private sector clients are likely. The position provides opportunities to gain invaluable industry knowledge through market research and analysis. Our expectation is that the internship would last for the duration of the spring/summer semester(s) with the option to extend to subsequent semester(s).

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research and prepare briefing memos for clients and senior TCG leadership
  • Perform industry, business and financial analysis such as market sizing studies, product and technology evaluations and financial modeling exercises
  • Support business development efforts through creation of marketing materials and potential customer research
  • Support senior team members in the management of project plans, timelines, and processes
  • Prepare for, manage, and attend meetings with senior staff members; produce and disseminate background and follow-up materials and notes

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education: Pursuing a Master’s Degree from a top-rated university with strong academic performance in quantitative disciplines or national security coursework
  • Work Experience: Previous work in either financial advisory or consulting preferred but not necessary; interest in security or emergency management issues preferred

Other Skills:

  • Excellent quantitative and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • US Citizen

 

 

 

 

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“Our principals earned their reputations through direct operational responsibility and demonstrating successful results. By applying that same dedicated ‘hands on’ approach, we are now helping our clients achieve their objectives.”

Michael Chertoff