(2019) Summer Associate

Department: Advisory
Location: All
Job Code: 161
# of Openings: 3


Next Street: Where teamwork and entrepreneurship meet

Next Street was founded in 2005 with the belief that small businesses and nonprofits are the engines of inclusive growth in underserved markets. Serving as trusted advisor to some of the country’s most dynamic organizations, we are a mission-driven consulting firm bringing strategic and financial expertise to revitalize communities, grow businesses, and create jobs. Our work includes directly serving small businesses and nonprofits to help them grow, as well as advising public and private institutions at a systems level to drive sustainable and equitable development solutions in communities across the US.

We look for professionals who aim to combine their diverse backgrounds and experiences with a passion for mission, offering our team members an unparalleled opportunity to work at the intersection of doing well and doing good. Next Street is a for-profit ‘business for good’ and a certified B Corporation with offices in Boston, New York City, and Chicago.

Position Summary:

Next Street Client Solutions is looking for a high-performing Summer Associate who will work closely with our consulting team to conduct market research and, data analysis, make strategic recommendations that supports our business and client work, and think critically about our processes, operations, and business development efforts.

Your work may include:

  • Performing complex qualitative and quantitative business, financial, organizational analysis, and/or industry/market research
  • Creating client deliverables in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Developing strategic and actionable recommendations for existing clients, while supporting the implementation of those recommendations
  • Supporting business development efforts to attract new clients and augment existing relationships
  • Supporting multiple aspects of client engagements in accordance with project timelines
  • Thinking critically about all aspects of our processes and operations to deepen our ability to execute effectively

We are looking for someone with:

  • Currently enrolled in an MBA or Business focused graduate program
  • 3+ years work experience with a top-tier professional services firm (consulting, finance, and/or public policy)
  • Experience in managing independent workstreams
  • Experience conducting research and data analysis (financial, industry, and operational)
  • A proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • A desire to learn about small businesses, non-profits, and the economic development ecosystem
  • Appetite to take entrepreneurial initiative
  • A demonstrated capacity for collaboration and teamwork at all levels of tenure
  • A willingness to challenge and be challenged

*Please submit a cover letter along with your resume*

Next Street is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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