Type of Positions
Research Analyst Internship
Majors or Schools
Cox School of Business
Dedman College of Liberal Arts
School of Engineering
Research Analyst Intern
Egon Zehnder International (EZI) is
one of the world's largest retained executive search firms. Executive search is
a consulting service sought by clients in order to hire the most qualified and
appropriate leaders for senior level and ""C"" level teams. EZI specializes in
Executive Search, Board Consulting, Leadership Strategy Services, and
Reporting to the Research Director, the Analyst Intern will partner with the consultants of EZI, giving them ideas and insights into industry and market trends as well as company history and performance. The Analyst Intern will be required to think creatively and systematically while identifying companies and industries for strategic projects that support client engagements. The Analyst Intern will be fundamental to consultant teams by contributing to projects that increase the firm's knowledge base and help to identify and resolve client needs."
A key attribute of any member of the research team is strong communication and influencing ability. S/he must be able to quickly and concisely convey his/her decisions to consultants. S/he must be able to verbalize his/her strategy and thought process behind identifying the targeted group for each assignment. The Analyst Intern should also be prepared to work with and be mentored by other researchers who may be part of the team assigned to a particular project, familiarizing them with specific issues and approaches that will in the short term directly lead to a project's success and in the long term support their career development.
A candidate must also demonstrate strong prioritization and time-management skills. Analyst Interns are typically required to execute multiple projects for consultants and practice specialists in addition to completing the daily tasks associated with the role. Suitable candidates for the Research Analyst role must be able to manage competing deadlines.
The appropriate candidate will exhibit an enthusiasm for developing their business exposure to many companies across varying industries. The candidate should exhibit strong organizational skills as well as a proven background of problem-solving ability.
The ideal profile includes many of the qualities Egon Zehnder International deems essential in a future research analyst.
•Analyzing and drawing conclusions after compiling numerous data points and presenting those conclusions and data in a summarized and easy-to-grasp manner;
•Using many different sources to compile a brief summary of a subject, e.g. an overview on a company's manufacturing process;
•Collaborating with colleagues and peers in order to gain subject knowledge and real-world perspective;
•Strategic assessment of a problem and the steps necessary to provide a solution;
•Entrepreneurial or energetic attitude toward learning and developing knowledge in a given subject area
Egon Zehnder International (EZI) is the largest privately-held executive search firm globally, with more than 390 consultants located across 63 offices in 37 countries worldwide. We operate as a single global partnership, with a consistent methodology and a single profit center. Our unique structure enables us to seamlessly collaborate across geographic borders, working together as one global team to deliver the best results for our clients.
EZI operates across all industries. Our clients range from Fortune 100 multinational firms to Mid-Cap businesses, not-for-profits, and entrepreneurial ventures. With our unique one-firm culture and consultative approach, Egon Zehnder serves as the adviser of choice to business leaders throughout the world, including Pepsi, Colgate, Google, Dell, American Express, Bank of America, UBS, General Electric, Siemens, Alcoa, Bosch, Novartis, Amgen, and GlaxoSmithKline.