Strategic Analytics

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Summer Associate


The primary role is to work closely with experienced associates conducting research analysis, interpreting results and making recommendations for top-tier Consumer Packaged Goods clients.

Other Responsibilities
  • Interact with project teams and clients at multiple levels 
  • Design and execute qualitative and quantitative research analyses
  • Understand the client’s market and customer base using IRI’s proprietary data (Point-of Sale scanner data, panel, etc.) and secondary sources (industry reports, annual reports, etc.) and synthesize key findings
  • Analyze and model market data sets
  • Manage and oversee outsourcing of the research process to global support teams
  • Assist in creating client presentations with key strategic findings and recommendations
  • Have an increasing level of autonomy and responsibility, eventually taking on greater project management roles and client responsibilities, as consultant gains experience and demonstrates willingness to take on initiatives
Required Experience
  • 0-2 years experience at top-tier companies is desirable
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional  quantitative analysis skills
  • Ability to work well in teams and with clients 
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks

Undergraduate degree from tip tier university required. We will be on campus at the following schools in the winter/spring of 2017.

  • Northwestern University: Career Fair on January 11th, Information Session on January 18th at 5:00pm CST (Norris Center – 101A Wildcat)
  • University of Chicago: Career Fair on January 13th, Information Session on January 17th at 7:00pm CST (Ida Noyes Hall – East Lounge)
  • University of Michigan: Information Session on January 24th at 5:00pm EST (Ross School of Business – Blau Hall, B1570)

To apply for all other schools, please email your cover letter and resume to

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