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Consultant – State and Local Government, Chicago – Campus 2024

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Sep 27

💼 Graduate Job


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Graduate Job

Business, Operations & StrategyChicago


  • Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
  • Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.


  • Minimum Years of Experience: 0 years
  • Minimum Degree Status: Bachelor's Degree
  • Must be current or recently enrolled in an accredited degree program and graduate between Summer 2022 and Summer 2023
  • Ability to accommodate an expected summer 2024 start date
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the country
  • No current or future sponsorship is available for this position
  • What Would Be Nice To Have:
  • Demonstrates knowledge in and passion for improving state and local government through academic courses and project work
  • Preferred degree programs include business, information sciences, public policy, urban planning, data analytics, economics, engineering, and math. Applicants with non-traditional degree backgrounds are still encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrates proven success and thorough skills to define and lead client-work including conducting baseline assessments, building a future state vision, developing implementation plans, managing multiple stakeholders, and communicating with varying audiences
  • For candidates with prior expertise in technology, demonstrating familiarity with project management, including Agile methodology and the systems design life cycle. Further pluses would include candidates with SQL experience, and experience in data management and analytics, with tools like Python or R.
  • Demonstrates proven success and thorough knowledge of key facets of state and local government, including the following: Sub-verticals including sustainability, urban planning, education, housing, transportation, justice, and/or administration
  • Demonstrates proven success and thorough knowledge of core management consulting skills such as project management, financial modeling, operational modeling, and stakeholder management.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • The State and Local Government practice provides individuals the opportunity to serve our States, Counties, Cities, Higher Education, Non-Profit, and Multi-lateral clients in the areas of: economic development, sustainability, disaster recovery, business design, organizational strategy, technology strategy, market analysis, financial modeling, operational analysis, process improvement, change management, technology implementation, risk management, compliance monitoring, and program management. We deliver compelling, high impact solutions to our state and local government clients' toughest business and technology problems. We translate strategy into action.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Student Loan PayDown
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
  • Mobility Stipend