Booz Allen Hamilton Internship Program

4.5 of 5 stars Overall Intern Rating (34 Intern Reviews)

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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2012

I loved the work I was doing and the people I was working with.


Uppers

The work I was doing was stimulating and challenging. I really enjoyed working with the teams I was assigned to, and everyone is willing to help each other.


Downers

There was nothing that I did not like about the internship.


Advice to Potential Interns

The corporate culture at Booz Allen and the emphasis on work/life balance are what attracted me to this firm.


Would You Recommend

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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2012

Excellent Cyber Internship


Uppers

Company culture, amount of resources given


Downers

That it had to end.


Advice to Potential Interns

I would definitely consider the internship and see if you like it.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2012

Internship program focused on creating full-time prepared employees


Uppers

Good team work. Access to leadership of all levels. Good social setup. Interesting projects. Helpful experts. Real work, as opposed to busy work. Prepares students for actual full-time opportunities


Downers

Really wasn't anything I disliked about my internship


Advice to Potential Interns

This is one of the few internship programs that provides real world work that could be applied to clients, and treats interns as real employees. Projects are given on a "this is the goal, get to it how you feel best" bases, as opposed to a step-by-step hand-holding terms. Leadership is very able and willing to help, and social gatherings are common.


Advice to Management

Pull interns out of their comfort zone a little. Require large presentations and proposal setups, as well as forcing interns to act as an organized team.


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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2012

Great learning experience and networking experiences to best find the right fit for me


Uppers

Pay, sense of community, learning benefits, career advancement


Downers

Distance from home


Advice to Potential Interns

Take advantage of networking opportunities, it will make your job more enjoyable as you find the right place for you


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Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars
Date: 2012

Booz Allen introduced me to the real world and tested my abilities.


Uppers

Culture, people, working style, projects, and the many locations were the best parts of the internship.


Downers

Since most of my project managers were away on business, there was little direction.


Advice to Potential Interns

It would be good to k ow that you must keep busy and find work to do if you find yourself stuck or lost.


Advice to Management

I would like to make sure that I know exactly what to work on everyday rather than have to find people to explain when I don't know what to do.


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4.8 of 5 stars
Date: 2012

Researching and mitigating threats in mobile security


Uppers

Emphasis on training and self management while still working as a team


Downers

The team could have been better organized


Advice to Potential Interns

Interns should be prepared to learn and to direct their own research. Not all problems are tractable and interns need to know how to investigate problems that may not have a solution. An internship is a fantastic way to get your foot into the door of the security industry, which tends to ignore candidates who do not have prior work experience


Advice to Management

The firm could be more proactive in setting up after work activities for the interns.


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Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars
Date: 2012

Informative, Valuable, and Practical Internship Experience


Uppers

The internship really prepared me in what to expect when working after graduation. I learned many things from my project managers, colleagues, and the project itself. There was a very nice atmosphere with all of the employees, and everyone was willing to help you if you needed any. Also, we were given the opportunity to take a class and the exam for a Security+ certification.


Downers

It would have been nice to be able to be more slective with your project and the subject matter you will be working on.


Advice to Potential Interns

Look for a company that really intrugues you and you will enjoy working for. Also, where ever you get an intership at, work your hardest and get the most from your experience because there is a lot you can learn.


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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2012

Amazing eye opening experience that revolutionized my idea of future employement


Uppers

Pay, atmosphere, experience


Downers

It wasnt longer?


Advice to Potential Interns

Amazing opportunity which provides a challenge but people dont jump over each other for promotions rather everyone can get promoted without stepping on each others toes


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Yes


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4.7 of 5 stars
Date: 2012

Real-world experience focused on subject matter relevant to your academic focus


Uppers

Relevance to academic discipline/interesting work Attention received from current employees for questions and other issues


Downers

Projects were slow to start, which resulted in some wasted time at the beginning of the internship


Advice to Potential Interns

Make sure that your assigned work will be in an area that is similar to your academic discipline


Advice to Management

Begin planning the intern projects earlier so that everything will be set up from the first day they arrive to work


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4.3 of 5 stars
Date: 2012

Amazing internship opportunity to work on highly interesting and highly technical subjects


Uppers

The time I spent working with my coworkers in the lab space.


Downers

There could have been more events to get to know the company better.


Advice to Potential Interns

Make sure you will be interested in the potential work area. Booz Allen Hamilton puts you in a situation where you will need to think critically and understand your area intently.


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