About Charles River Associates

Charles River Associates (CRA) provides business management, economic and financial expertise to major industries, law firms, accounting firms, and governments. We offer business strategy and planning, market and demand forecasting, litigation and regulatory support, policy analysis, and risk management consulting services from offices across North America and Europe.
CRA’s Energy practice provides expert economic and business consulting services to a wide range of electricity and industrial clients. Our work typically includes:

  • Electricity, oil, and gas market analysis;
  • Economic assessments of policies and regulations impacting decisions at the plant, regional, and national levels;
  • Support corporate and asset management clients in making and executing significant strategic and operational decisions across organizations in response to ESG concerns;
  • Expert reports and testimony for energy-based litigation;
  • Commercial strategy development and execution;
  • Merger, acquisition, and divestment planning; and
  • Market potential assessments for renewable and unconventional energy technologies.

We are seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as an Analyst Intern.

Our Summer Analyst Internship program is meant to mirror the analyst experience to give you a greater understanding of our business and the type of work that is done at Charles River Associates. Throughout the 8-10 week program, Analyst Interns work closely with both senior and junior staff on project teams and apply economic, financial and business principles to solve real-world problems. We offer a competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and a work environment that is collegial and entrepreneurial

Our Commitment to Diversity

Charles River Associates is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our focus on equity and inclusion, we work to ensure a fair and consistent hiring process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.

Responsibilities

During the Analyst Internship program, you can expect to work on many aspects of a project:

  • Reviewing and summarizing analyst reports, client documents, and industry trade press
  • Assisting in the production and development of research summaries, expert reports, and the presentation of findings
  • Analysing economic and financial data using spreadsheets and databases ensuring the integrity and accuracy of analyses
  • Conducting industry, market structure, and competitor-positioning studies
  • Performing a broad range of quantitative consulting tasks such as running electric power system models, database management, and forecasting

Qualifications

We’re looking for energetic, highly motivated candidates with a strong interest in the energy industry. We place high value on knowledge of economic and financial concepts, research experience, quantitative ability, exceptional written and oral communication skills, and a high level of initiative. We expect Analyst Interns to use data and analysis to solve problems, effectively manage their time and prioritize tasks, and take pride and ownership in their work.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply by means of a full CV and covering letter detailing why you are interested in a role with the Energy practice by Sunday 20th February 2022. Our team will begin reviewing applications in February.  Internship will start in June 2022.

Work Location, Flexibility, and COVID Safety

We believe that an in-person environment provides the best opportunity for CRA to deliver on its promise of career growth and development for all colleagues. As we transition back to our offices, we will continue to monitor local government and regulatory guidance and adapt our safety guidelines, including proof-of-vaccination requirements, accordingly.  We provide our colleagues with the day-to-day flexibility to periodically work from home.  For those who begin the interview process with CRA, your recruiting point of contact will be available to answer any questions about work location and COVID safety you may have

 

The statements included in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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