Summer Consultant (this posting is now closed/inactive)

  • Company: Bates White
  • Location: Washington, DC  20005 United States
  • Date posted: 09/08/17
  • Requisition code: NA
  • Job #: 371664
  • Job Category:Consulting
  • Job Sub-Category:Economic
  • Job Type:Fulltime
  • Compensation: NA

Job Description

About Bates White
Bates White is a consulting firm offering services to law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies. We specialize in advanced economic and financial analysis and excel at complex matters that require sophisticated problem solving and deep empirical analysis.

Position summary
Summer Consultants work on teams to develop rigorous, high-quality economic or financial analysis and reports. They participate in a thorough internal training program, that provides the tools necessary to contribute to many aspects of a project. Under the direction of senior staff, Summer Consultants will have the opportunity to conduct research on various subjects; work with databases, spreadsheets, and other tools to analyze data and information; create economic and business models; synthesize facts, communicate with experts and clients; and prepare presentations and reports. They work side-by-side with colleagues at all levels and backgrounds, from PhD economists to lawyers and MBAs.

About the Summer Consultant Program
Our Summer Consultant Program is an intensive 10-week program that provides rising seniors with an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities while making meaningful contributions to the firm. We seek individuals who are motivated by intellectually stimulating work, possess an outstanding academic record, and exude strong leadership skills. An aptitude for numbers and analysis as well as strong writing skills are highly valued. We also look for personal qualities that include creativity, independence, self-confidence, and tenacity.

We offer a competitive salary, paid holidays, an opportunity to work on a community service project, and fun-filled summer outings. Positions are available in our Washington, DC office

Job Requirements

Candidates should be current juniors (rising seniors) pursuing an undergraduate degree and maintaining an overall GPA of 3.3 or higher. Bates White values candidates from diverse academic backgrounds and while training in economics or business with a strong quantitative background is helpful, it is not a requirement.

Contact Information/Application Instructions

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, résumé, transcript, and writing sample that reflects your research and/or analysis of a particular issue to our website ( Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information, please visit

Bates White is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at (202) 408-6110 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.

Bates White will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Employees who have access to compensation information as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose this information to individuals who do not otherwise have access, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Bates White, or (c) consistent with Bates White’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job #: 371664