How to Apply

Application Process

If we are recruiting on your campus, please see your career services office to learn of the process to submit your resume in consideration of our on-campus interview schedules. Otherwise, please visit, click "Apply Now" and follow the on-screen instructions to submit your online profile and resume.

Application Deadline

Resumes are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Interview typically begin in late October, and internships are usually filled by mid February.


University Relations
155 N Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60606


Qualified candidates for a Talent Consulting Summer Associate position will have:
• Progress towards an MBA, master's in industrial and labor relations or related degree with an anticipated graduation date of December 2013 or later
• Significant coursework in finance, economics, statistics, mathematics, human resources (HR) and/or accounting
• Three to five years of relevant work experience in management consulting, compensation, finance, human resources or accounting preferred
• Availability to work 10-12 weeks during the summer in one of the following locations:
Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco.
Please indicate your top 2-3 location preferences in your cover letter
• Project management experience
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with strong attention to detail
• Strong analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative, and a strong background in Excel required
• Experience in data analysis, financial modeling and presentation design
• Intellectual curiosity, seeking opportunities to develop new skills
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. Please note that at this time, the Company does not intend to sponsor work visas with respect to these positions or to provide these positions as OPT or CPT.

Please note that, to be eligible for internship consideration, you must still be a currently enrolled student at the time of the internship. If you have completed your degree or will complete your degree prior to Summer 2014, please consider Mercer's other available career opportunities.