Summer 2022’s Top 10 Consultancy Internships For Undergrad Business Students


4: Baker Tilly Consulting Internship

Vault score: 8.901

Academic level: College juniors and seniors

Compensation: Paid

Duration: 6 to 12 weeks

Chicago-based Baker Tilly is one of the oldest and largest accounting and advisory firms in the U.S. It is an independent member of Baker Tilly International with over 36,000 employees in 148 territories and combined revenue of $4 billion. Vault ranked this internship as No. 15 in Best Internships For Employment Prospects and No. 54 in its 100 Best Internships.

About the internship: Baker Tilly “interns are treated like full-time staff, and get access to seniors and managers—who are very willing to help. The firm is strongly focused on philanthropy and diversity, and has new initiatives in place around D&I. Recently, it’s made great strides when it comes to gender diversity,” Vault writes.

Typical responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with experienced Staff, Seniors, Managers and Partners with specialized experience and technical knowledge across numerous industries and services
  • Engage directly with a variety of clients ranging from privately held businesses to publicly traded multinational corporations
  • Impact the surrounding community through volunteer events, such as Junior Achievement
  • Contribute to an experiential learning project with groups of 2-3 other interns

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3. PwC Strategy& Summer Internship Program

Vault score: 8.949

Academic level: College juniors and business school students

Compensation: Paid

Duration: 6 to 12 weeks

Strategy& is the global strategy consulting business of PwC, PricewaterhouseCoopers – one of largest professional services networks in the world and one of the Big Four accounting firms. Strategy& provides growth strategy, portfolio strategy, mergers and acquisitions guidance, and more to the world’s leading public and private businesses, government ministries, and institutions.

About the internship: Summer Interns work with clients through all stages of consulting projects including identifying client issues, and identifying, analyzing and performing creative solutions. Interns will join one of the various industry/functional communities:

  • Consumer & Retail
  • Communications, Media & Technology
  • Digital Business & Technology
  • Energy, Chemicals & Utilities
  • Engineered Product Services (Aerospace & Defense; Automotive, Transportation & Industrials)
  • Financial Services
  • Health
  • Operations
  • Organization Change & Leadership

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2. West Monroe Consulting Summer Internship

Vault score: 8.968

Academic level: College juniors and business school students

Compensation: Paid

Duration: 10 weeks

West Monroe is a digital consultancy firm focusing on using technology to deliver competitive advantage to a variety of industries including consumer and industrial products, energy and utilities, financial services, healthcare, life sciences, private equity, retail, and software and high tech. Vault ranked this internship as No. 12 in Best Internships for Information Technology and No. 25 in Best Internships for Networking Opportunities.

About the internship: Interns work alongside client teams to transform operations related to business and technology, building a foundation of business consulting knowledge through hands-on experience.

“West Monroe is looking for sharp, energetic, ambitious individuals who are serious about taking their first steps in a consulting career. The 10-week West Monroe internships include dedicated career advisors to help you identify and pursue your passion, along with a formal review cycle meant to help you land a meaningful consulting career,” according to the company description. 

Inters participate in office outings with the leadership team and participate in the National Day of Service, the Chiefs Program, summer barbecues, an intern conference and more. About 80% of the interns become full-time hires to the firm. Opportunities are available in Chicago, Dallas, Seattle and New York City.

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1. CapTech Elevate Internship

Vault score: 9.529

Academic level: College juniors 

Compensation: Paid

Duration: 12 weeks

CapTech is a technology consulting firm in Richmond, Va.,  specializing in management consulting, technology solutions, data and analytics, and customer experience. The company partners with AWS, Microsoft Azure, Salesforce, and more to provide technology solutions to business problems. Vault ranked this internship as No. 2 in Best Internships for Software Engineering & Development and No. 2 in Best Internships for Training & Mentoring.

About the internship: Interns work with other interns to experience the full lifecycle of a typical IT consulting project. 

“You’ll be working to help solve some of CapTech’s internal projects, including all aspects of the analysis, design, development, and deployment of an internal tool to help benefit CapTech. The program is designed to help interns fully experience the many roles consultants play in everyday projects,” the company writes. 

Interns are paired with a senior CapTech consultant to document and track their goals. They also get to participate in weekly “lunch and learns” with a CapTech senior partners and in Richmond’s local “YRichmond” Intern program. At the end of the internship, the intern teams get the opportunity to present their project to the company.

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