Deloitte Consulting, Government & Public Services - Summer Scholar

Management Consulting
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Position Summary

When organizations undergo significant changes, face difficult roadblocks, seek process efficiency or identify technological opportunities, they need a trusted advisor to help them drive decisions and navigate challenges. Our Summer Scholars collaborate with our clients to deliver strategies to help them adapt to their unique challenges, opportunities, and meet their objectives. We are seeking candidates with outstanding leadership experience, strong academic performance, and excellent communication skills to join our Government and Public Services practice.

Work You’ll Do

As a Summer Scholar, you will be an integral member of a client service team, collaborating with diverse and talented team members to help solve multidimensional problems, improve performance, and generate value for our clients. You can capitalize on our cross-industry presence to find your niche and build your individual brand within the organization. This person should have strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to solve complex problems and communicate findings.

While a career in consulting is dynamic and evolving, we look for people who will perform in specific areas, grow those related skills, and deliver exceptional results to our clients. We recognize that you have unique skills, experiences, and interests, so we divide the broad scope of the Summer Scholar role into skills-based profiles in order to best align each Summer Scholar with a focus area. Setting our people up for success is our highest priority. We are currently recruiting Summer Scholars whose skills and interests align with one of the following areas:


  • This Summer Scholar builds financial & mathematical models that can improve organizational performance and help clients make informed business decisions. This Summer Scholar also advises clients on complex business problems by interpreting large data sets using statistical methods to quantify risk. Majors: Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics


  • This Summer Scholar leverages disparate data to design cutting-edge analytics platforms to help clients identify trends and make informed business decisions. This Summer Scholar also advises clients on data management and business analytics to enable continuous and sustained value creation.  Majors: Analytics, Data Science, Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Machine Learning

Digital Design & Innovation

  • This Summer Scholar focuses on the voice of the customer, including enhanced user experiences and engagement through the customer lifecycle. This Summer Scholar utilized awareness of the market for leading edge technologies to define capabilities and solutions designed to help clients more effectively connect with their customers across channels. Majors: Computer Science, Engineering, Design Innovation, Human Computer Interaction

Enterprise Tech Transformation

  • This Summer Scholar works with clients to identify business and data requirements, define functional user stories, redesign process flows, and configure technical solutions to solve real-world problems. The candidate helps clients in their efforts to create and implement technology driven solutions that can help improve their business processes and performance.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about gaining depth of experiences in a technology solution and business function to deliver exceptional value to our clients.  Majors: Business Information Systems, Supply Chain, Operations, STEM, Finance, Accounting

HC Strategy

  • This Summer Scholar identifies efficiencies to enhance organizational performance through innovative talent, leadership and change programs. This Summer Scholar also designs & develops integrated talent management strategies, helping clients adapt to disruption through core service delivery optimization & digital enablement. Majors: Business, Economics, Psychology, Human Resources, Liberal Arts, ILR

HR Tech & Transformation

  • This Summer Scholar helps clients optimize the value of their investments in HR technology through the selection, design & implementation of HR Solutions & digital applications. This Summer Scholar also builds HR technology blueprints & roadmaps that set clients on a clear path to success. Majors: STEM, Management Information Systems, HR Information Systems, Engineering

Solutions Engineering

  • This Summer Scholar supports design, implementation and operation of ‘heart of the business’ systems in order to enhance clients technology capabilities and deliver on enterprise objectives. The Summer Scholar continually develops new skills while assisting clients in building optimized solutions across the organization.  We look for a problem solver who is excited to work with disruptive technologies and has the right blend of practicality and ingenuity to make the most of those technologies.  While not limited to these roles, this person may wish to grow to become a technical architect, integration expert, data architect or seasoned developer.  Majors: Engineering, Business Information Systems, Computer Science

Strategy & Operations

  • This Summer Scholar strategizes and delivers solutions to clients to promote growth and address the evolving needs of their businesses. This Summer Scholar enhances competitive positioning, customer relationships and core functions by: innovating and improving processes and experiences; implementing tools, new offerings and data powered advancements; shaping lifecycle activities; and architecting innovative operating models. Majors: Business, STEM, Information Systems, Economics, Operations, Supply Chain, Logistics, Liberal Arts

Tech Performance

  • This Summer Scholar leverages technology skills and business domain knowledge to advise clients on industry, operational and technical best practices to achieve business transformation. The candidate bridges the theoretical with the practical to cut through complexity and optimize business processes.  We are looking for someone who can move fluidly across business groups and technologies and use analytical skulls to help clients take advantage of growth opportunities. Majors: Business, Supply Chain, Economics, STEM, Finance, Accounting

Tech Strategy

  • This Summer Scholar leverages technology skills, industry experience and business domain knowledge to drive technology-enabled strategic transformation. This Summer Scholar develops strategies that optimize the use of technology to transform capabilities and unlock business value.  Majors: Business Information Systems, Engineering

The Team

Our practitioners will be able to maintain the specialization they have built to date in certain areas while also learning how it connects to broader issues in the market. We are committed to continuously supporting our practitioners as they build skills in either one specific part of our business or across the business – our Portfolio is structured to facilitate this learning. Engagement teams at Deloitte drive value for our clients but also understand the importance of developing resources and contributing to the communities in which we work. We make it our business to take issue to impact, both within and beyond a client setting.


Required Qualifications

  • Junior standing in a full-time academic program with target graduation dates between December 2021 and June 2022, with academic area of study in the following or related majors:
    • Actuarial: Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics
    • Analytics: Analytics, Data Science, Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Machine Learning
    • Digital Design & Innovation: Computer Science, Engineering, Design Innovation, Human Computer Interaction
    • Enterprise Tech Transformation: Business Information Systems, Supply Chain, Operations, STEM, Finance, Accounting
    • HC Strategy: Business, Economics, Psychology, Human Resources, Liberal Arts, ILR
    • HR Tech Transformation: STEM, Management Information Systems, HR Information Systems, Engineering
    • Solutions Engineering: Engineering, Business Information Systems, Computer Science
    • Strategy & Operations: Business, STEM, Information Systems, Economics, Operations, Supply Chain, Logistics, Liberal Arts
    • Tech Performance: Business, Supply Chain, Economics, STEM, Finance, Accounting
    • Tech Strategy: Business Information Systems, Engineering
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future and ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance
  • Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2)
  • Ability to travel 80-100%. While 80-100% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.

Our people and culture

Our inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. But don’t take our word for it: Be inspired by the stories of our people.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Learn more about our commitment to developing our people.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, where applicable. See notices of various ban-the-box laws where available.

Requisition code: 2621