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Boutique consulting firm hiring seniors. Apply now!

Seurat Group is a boutique, data-driven management consulting and private equity firm with 20+ professionals specializing in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. Our name comes from Georges Seurat, the pointillist painter. As with pointillism, we integrate many points of cultural, behavioral and sales data, identifying insights to help our clients and portfolio companies see the “bigger picture.”

We are looking for creative, curious, entrepreneurial and team-oriented people who are ready to tackle a variety of challenges and are always excited to learn something new. The Business Analyst role is primarily focused on the Consulting side of our business and will have the opportunity to support Seurat Capital as opportunities arise.

On typical project engagements, you would be responsible for: Designing, conducting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative primary research, Interpreting insights from a variety of different data sources and helping the team think about the implications for our clients’ businesses, Conducting secondary research to better understand changes and trends in the industry and Supporting creation of the presentations we use to help our clients understand our insights and recommended solutions.

Apply HERE on Handshake

Sign up for 1:1 Chats with Sarah Bidgood from MIIS about Russia and Nonproliferation Issues

Sarah is a Senior Research Associate and Project Manager at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at MIIS in California. She’ll be on campus April 25 and 26 and is happy to talk with you. Bring your questions and curiosity!

Her areas of research include US-Soviet and US-Russia nonproliferation cooperation, as well as nonproliferation and disarmament diplomacy.  She earned her BA in Russian from Wellesley College. She also holds an MA in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

These times are informal slots for you to ask questions and have a casual conversation about her career path and talk about common interests, including in all things Russia and nonproliferation.

Sign up HERE

DC Summer Mentorship Program

The DC Summer Mentorship Program, a 5-year collaboration between Middlebury in DC and the Middlebury College Center for Careers and Internships (CCI), is a summer program intended to complement your internship in any industry in Washington, DC. Each student enrolled is assigned an alumni mentor in their chosen industry.  The program consists of one-on-one meetings with your alumni advisor as well as workshops, panel discussions and an important networking event for Middlebury students and alums in Washington.

Application deadline: Rolling admission but please try to enroll by May 15 so there is sufficient time to find you a mentor.  

Program Description:

Students interning in Washington in a wide variety of industry will receive an alumni mentor in their industry that will guide and advise them on career choices. 

During the summer DC Midd Mentor students will come together for a series of workshops:

  • Interviewing Workshop
  • Resume and Cover letter writing workshop
  • Major networking event with Middlebury alums.
  • Career panels.

2019 Program Dates:

Middlebury in DC will run in June and July.

Eligibility:

Any current Middlebury College student even those that have graduated are eligible to apply, regardless of major. This program is open to international students. 

To Apply: https://forms.gle/XyNoRsN1xq52X76X6

CapitolWorks 2019: Summer Congressional Internships in Washington, DC

CapitolWorks, a collaboration between Middlebury in DC and the Middlebury College Center for Careers and Internships (CCI), is a summer program intended to complement your internship on Capitol Hill and allow Middlebury students to put theory into practice by learning first hand, how federal policy is developed in the United States.

The program consists of workshops and panel discussions and other program activities during the summer outside of their internships. Program activities will be led by Middlebury alumni holding important positions on and around Capitol Hill.  Contacts with Middlebury alumni are an important part of the program and each intern accepted to this program will automatically be enrolled in the DC Midd Mentor Program and be assigned an alumni mentor. CapitolWorks Program participants will receive a $100 metro card from CCI.

Application deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 11:55 PM Eastern Standard Time.  Students should not apply to participate in CapitolWorks until you have already secured your Washington, DC-based internship. Space is very limited! If accepted you will also be automatically enrolled in the DC Mentorship Program as well.

Program Description:

Students will intern at a wide array of Senate and House offices.  All offices must be located in Washington, DC. Program participants must be independently accepted at one of these internships in order to participate in this program.

During the summer CapitolWorks students will come together three times to meet with a Middlebury alumni professional working in and around Capitol Hill. These days will include a combination of:

  • In-depth analysis of the legislative process on Capitol Hill
  • The roll of lobbyists in public policy
  • Career conversations with experienced Middlebury alumni on Capitol Hill

2019 Program Dates:

CapitolWorks will run in June and July. The exact start date depends on each congressional office. (Only students who can participate in June and July should apply.)

Compensation:

CapitolWorks students will be awarded a $100 metro card.

Eligibility:

Any current Middlebury College student that is not a graduating senior and wishes to learn about how the federal government of the United States works is invited to apply, regardless of major. CapitolWorks is open to international students. 

Academic credit is not granted for participation in CapitolWorks. 

To Apply: https://forms.gle/izoRZddpciUxQf8q9

Apply now: Consulting case interview preparation summer mentoring program

The “case buddy” mentoring program provides a significant leg-up in preparing for the critical case interview as part of the hiring process for consulting jobs and internships.

This program is for rising juniors and seniors who plan to go through the recruitment process this fall for full time positions after graduation or next summer’s internship.  You do not have to be interning at a consulting firm this summer to participate. 

How it works:  Selected students will be matched with a Middlebury alumnus/a to work together over the summer of 2019. During this time, you and your assigned alumni mentor will engage in a minimum of 3 practice case interviews.  You will together identify goals and expectations, and review and discuss areas of improvement.  You have the option of meeting in person, by video chat, or by phone.  This should all take place during June, July and August.

This opportunity is for students serious about consulting.  Not for the curious and just exploring.  We will make our best attempt to match you, but it is not guaranteed.

APPLY HERE. Deadline isSunday, May 5, 11:55 p.m.  Matches will be introduced in May.

Truman Scholarship Info Session: Get money for graduate school in public service

Talk with Truman Scholar Kesha Ram and learn more about the Truman scholarship! The Truman scholarship supports graduate school funding for young people committed to public service and working for the public good. Students apply as juniors for this scholarship, so this is a great opportunity for first-years and sophomores to learn more about the scholarship and to meet a dynamic leader in Vermont! (Note: you must be a US citizen at the time of application.)  Here are the details:

Truman Scholarship Conversation with Kesha Ram
Thursday, 4/18/19 12:30-1:30pm in the CTLR (Davis Family Library)
Lunch will be served! RSVP online by Wednesday, 4/17 to have lunch available.

And here’s more information about Kesha:

Kesha Ram is a 2007 Truman Scholar from the University of Vermont who competed in the Southern California region. She has been a speaker at the Truman Scholar Leadership Weekend and recently sat on the New England Truman Scholar Interview Panel. After graduation from UVM, she won a seat in the Vermont Legislature, serving as the youngest state legislator in the country at the time. She served four terms in the Vermont House of Representatives on behalf of Burlington on the House Ways & Means Committee and as Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources & Energy Committee. In 2016, she ran for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont and became the first woman of color to earn double digits in a statewide race.  Most recently, she successfully pursued a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Research Associate JOB at Economists Incorporated in DC

Economists Incorporated (EI), a leading economic consulting firm, has openings for Research Associate positions commencing in the summer of 2019 in its Washington, DC office.

The Research Associate position is typically for two years to four years, depending on EI’s case needs and Research Associate interest. There are multiple positions available, for one of which fluency in Mandarin Chinese is a plus. 

EI Research Associates have the opportunity to work directly with Ph.D. economists from top universities on a variety of high-profile cases concerning antitrust litigation, mergers and acquisitions, government regulation of the private sector, and general commercial litigation.

Recent firm projects include examining the antitrust implications of the vertical integration of health insurers and healthcare providers, determining potential competitive effects of mergers between utility companies, evaluating class certification issues in consumer goods litigation, assessing damages in contract disputes, designing an incentive structure to promote use of renewable energy sources, designing a bidding strategy for participation in an electromagnetic spectrum auction, and assessing the importance of copyright industries (music, motion pictures, publishing, software, etc.) to the U.S. economy.

Apply on Handshake here