The Summer Associate Role
L.E.K.’s Summer Associate Programme is open to penultimate year students who are interested in gaining an insight into the Associate career. The 8 week internship starts at the beginning of July, running through into August. You will first complete a thorough training programme before becoming a contributing case team member.
L.E.K.’s Summer Associate role offers exposure to multiple industry sectors and a wide variety of commercial challenges. This provides the opportunity to gain a comprehensive foundation in decision making, from strategy to finance, marketing to operations. Summer Associates are responsible for the comprehensive research and analysis that form the basis of each engagement. Under the guidance of team members, Summer Associates collect data on markets, competitors and customers, and perform the first stage of in-depth strategic and financial analysis, giving opportunity to develop a highly analytical skill set. This enables the team as a whole to evaluate trends, develop conclusions, and prepare practical recommendations.
Our interns are exposed to a wide range of industries and problems, resulting in a rapid learning curve. The Summer Associate role at L.E.K. provides a dynamic, varied and highly rewarding work environment, offering real responsibility from day one.
An internship at L.E.K. offers a variety of benefits:
- Development of business and commercial knowledge
- Thorough and specialised training programme
- Opportunity to work on projects for top tier clients from FTSE 100, Fortune 500 and Eurotop 300 companies, to over 100 private equity firms
- Supportive working environment with a strong team ethic
We believe the training, the work experience and the people you will work with on our summer internship programme, provide an excellent start to a career in strategy consulting.
What we are looking for
- Outstanding academic achievement
- Strong communication skills
- Demonstrated teamwork & leadership
- Initiative and commitment
Who we are looking for
We are currently seeking exceptional and committed individuals with the ability to solve complex problems in a creative way. Along with a varied combination of attributes, we would expect at least 340 UCAS points in addition to working at 2:1 or above in your degree.