2022 - Summer - Consulting Intern - Management - Mergers & Acquisitions

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2022 - Summer - Consulting Intern - Management - Mergers & Acquisitions

McLean, VA
  • Responsibilities


    As a management consulting intern at RSM, you will work with businesses in diverse industries and receive hands-on client experience with direct access to executive management. Assigned to numerous projects, you will work on several components of any particular assignment—not just one small part—and you will feel a great sense of accomplishment with what you accomplish. Working in a mutually respectful team environment helps our consultants perform at their best and advance their career and professional capabilities.

    RSM’s management consulting practice helps businesses accelerate their future. Our management consultants are passionate about innovating to drive business growth. Our collaborative approach incorporates industry and functional expertise with a focus on intelligent automation to optimize and enhance the efficiency of business operations. Our core offerings include business transformation and improvement services for finance and accounting, technology, human capital, supply chain and operations leaders, along with strategy execution services to drive projects from start to finish.

    Consultants provide high value professional services to RSM's clients by performing the duties and responsibilities listed below:

    • Meet with clients and conduct management consulting projects based on client needs
    • Facilitate workshops to gather and document business needs, requirements, opportunities and challenges
    • Assist business representatives, project managers and functional leadership in optimizing the scope, benefits and risks of proposed projects
    • Conduct benchmarking research and analysis for business spend, innovation trends and industry practices
    • Provide leadership when working with solution vendors
    • Prepare reports on RSM services performed for clients, delivering reports where appropriate and discussing results and recommendations with clients
    • Work with clients to provide analysis, development and documentation of improvement opportunities; this may include implementation and training components
    • Complete client projects effectively and efficiently and maintaining a high level of proficiency and integrity
    • Travel to client locations as required


    • Finance & Accounting
    • Human Capital
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Operations & Supply Chain
    • Project Management
    • Strategy & Execution
    • Technology & Digital
  • Qualifications


    • Working towards a B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent from an accredited university expected completion by December 2022 or May 2023
    • Majoring in the field of Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Economics, Human Resources, Math, Organizational Development, Supply Chain or other related concentration
    • Travel to assigned client locations locally and nationally is required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong multi-tasking and project management skills
    • Ability to work as an effective member of a team
    • Must possess a high degree of integrity and professionalism
    • Ability to travel up to 60% locally and nationally
    • A minimum 3.5 GPA is preferred

    You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective. Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood. RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


  • Industry
    Professional Services
  • About Us

    RSM is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to the middle market, which is the engine of global commerce and economic growth. With over 11,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada and a global presence in 120 countries, our purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities. As first-choice advisors, we are focused on developing leading professionals and innovative services to meet our clients’ evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment.

    Through a supportive, caring culture, our people are empowered to be their authentic selves, make an impact, own their futures and achieve their personal and professional aspirations. Together, our people’s individual talents and diverse perspectives strengthen our teams and enhances the unique insights that we provide to our clients.