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Advisory Services Intern

Who We Are

Since 1999, Growthink has helped thousands of companies of all types and sizes achieve outstanding success. Through our consulting, data analytics and investment banking practices, we drive growth and organizational change at companies including Deutsche Bank, McKesson, Porsche, Paramount Pictures, and the Salvation Army. Whether partnering with an early-stage business or a multinational company seeking to act like a lean start-up, our throughline is Innovation.

Learn more about us at www.growthink.com

The Position

You will be the front lines for Growthink’s business development efforts, reaching out to past and future clients through phone, email and social media. Here are some things to expect:

You will have light discussions with entrepreneurs and executives on their growth strategies, their business plans and models, and their marketplace opportunities and competitive challenges

You will be exposed to a variety of unique and interesting entrepreneurs and business concepts on a daily basis

You will communicate high-value opportunities to the larger team

You will receive coaching, guidance and mentoring from world-class consultants and investment bankers

This is a job that will help you launch a career in sales, consulting and investment banking. As a practical matter, you will learn to better influence people which has application across an array of careers.

Qualifications

Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills

Current junior or senior at a 4-year university or college. All majors considered. We want people who can think with both sides of the brain. You enjoy math problems and art galleries

Ability to work independently, as well as thrive within a team

Great 21st Century skill sets -- email, search, teleconferencing, web conferencing, etc, and the corresponding ability to effectively present oneself "online"

Attention to detail combined with strategic aptitude

Strong character and commitment to outstanding results in everything you do

Proximity to our Silicon Beach office (West Jefferson Blvd.) location

The Ideal Candidate

You’re the outgoing type, not afraid of building relationships quickly

You’re a self-starter, and the one in your group who can encourage / convince others to go out for late-night tacos or an early-morning run on the beach

You don’t wait for things to happen, you proactively think of opportunities

You have an analytical and strategic thought process

You like a competitive process - we are looking for 2-3 candidates and are seeking the top students from across the Los Angeles Universities

What You Get

Location: At Growthink’s Los Angeles Headquarters in Silicon Beach, in the WeWork Building at 12655 West Jefferson Blvd. - 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Start Date: Thursday, March 2nd

Hours: Hours flexible, but we are targeting:

Mondays 1:30 - 4

Tuesday and Thursdays 8:30 am - 11 am.

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship BUT...

Amenities: A cool, fresh, modern workspace with spacious common areas, a buzzing entrepreneurial culture and community, access to dozens of small businesses, career coaching and a gold star on your resume with a killer recommendation, delicious beverages, boundless beer with continually revolving taps

Application Procedure:

Due Date: Apps are due no later than Feb 21st - In-person and phone interviews to happen the last week of February

Resume: Don’t overthink your resume. Yes, we want to know what you have done, but we know that it’s probably been focused on education. Just tell us what you feel means the most to you so far

Story: This is the most important piece. Tell us one story of a time when you influenced someone, made a big speech, changed people’s behavior or just made a difference in other’s lives. We want to see your personality so please give us a quick window into who you are. This can be from any context so please don’t worry if it’s “big” enough. Just tell the story. Please don’t go over 500 words unless you are Ernest Hemingway’s progeny

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