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Early Careers: Compensation Consulting Internship

Aon is looking for Compensation Consulting Interns!
Rewards Solutions, a unit of Aon’s Human Capital Solutions practice, is looking for Compensation Consulting Interns to support our growing advisory practice. The ideal candidate for this role is a great teammate with outstanding attention to detail, the ability to handle multiple priorities, and thrives in a collegial, collaborative environment with inquisitive, fun peers.

Available Locations:
Waltham, MA

Aon is in the business of better decisions
At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.
Why Compensation Consulting, you may ask?
Employees are the drivers for organizational growth and change. Companies look to have equitable and competitive compensation programs, as they are key factors in attracting and retaining top-level talent that drive innovation in successful companies.

The role of Compensation Consultants, such as Rewards Solutions, involves assisting companies in developing tailored programs structured to clients’ specific needs, by applying industry leading market data combined with our knowledge and experience in developing programs for leading organizations in multiple industries.

In the Compensation Consulting Intern role, you will be a key teammate in aspects of engagements from data analysis to initial report preparation. This role is critical to the overall management of client engagements by effectively analyzing Rewards Solutions’ proprietary survey data to develop strategic recommendations for our clients. This position entails assisting with a variety of client requests, while providing the opportunity for involvement on a wide spectrum of projects, exposure to dynamic and high-growth industries, and regular interaction with peer and senior level teammates. Over the course of their internship, Analyst Interns will receive full insight on how to build a solid foundation for a career path at Aon.

Aon Summer Internship Program
This role falls under Aon’s Summer Internship Program and provides a unique opportunity for rising college seniors to learn, contribute, and gain real world work experience in a collaborative environment. Interns have the chance to learn more about Aon’s culture and businesses while developing practical skills necessary for future success and postgraduate opportunities. The 10-week summer program includes weekly spotlights delivered by Aon business leaders, a community outreach event and networking opportunities with fellow interns and colleagues. The program equips interns with an understanding of working in an environment dedicated to exceeding client expectations and delivering products and services distinct to unique client needs.
In addition to on-the-job training, our interns actively participate, along with their fellow intern colleagues, in a formal Development Plan. This provides interns:

  • An understanding of the basic functions and types of clients within Aon’s businesses
  • An understanding of Aon’s ethical standards
  • Training geared toward enabling interns to demonstrate an ability to work in a professional business environment
  • Opportunities to network with fellow peers, Aon colleagues and executive leadership at program social events and interactive speaker forums
  • Opportunities to learn and utilize Aon’s internal systems
  • Opportunities to demonstrate interpersonal and team building skills through many networking events

Your Impact as a Consulting Analyst Intern
By working hands-on with consultants, the internship program is designed to develop the advanced analytical and research skillset needed to prepare college students for advancement into a consulting career.

Position Responsibilities
  • Research and analyze competitive compensation practices in a defined labor market
  • Complete job evaluations, perform benchmarking assessments, and design cash and equity solutions
  • Analyze and interpret data and prepare client deliverables
  • Support consultants by “owning the data” and fielding questions about figures or methodology
  • Guide simultaneous projects through multiple interim steps, completing work fully and on schedule
  • Maintain and update compensation and financial databases

What are we looking for?
We aim to recruit a diverse group of professionals who offer varying experiences, backgrounds and strengths to ensure we can continue to offer the most innovative solutions to our clients.

Desired Knowledge and Expertise
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; must be able to identify problems and solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong research, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Aptitude in developing proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook

Education & Application Information
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree with a displayed interest in both the quantitative and qualitative aspects of problem solving (through choice of major, work experience and/or participation in school organizations). 

Applicants for this role should graduate between December 2023 – June 2024 and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Unrestricted U.S. work authorization is required for U.S. office locations. We do not offer sponsorship for this position – CPT and OPT are restricted forms of work authorization.
What makes Rewards Solutions unique?

Rewards Solutions empowers the world's most innovative organizations to hire, retain and engage the amazing people they need to create life-changing solutions and products. We also empower our colleagues for success through top-notch formal training; invaluable on-the-job experiences, including immediate and direct contact with clients; untethered access to our world-class data; a flat organizational hierarchy that allows for fast communication, collaboration and decision-making; and the global resources of Aon. We look for individuals who are inclusive, responsive, agile, work fast, and over-deliver – all while having fun and maintaining a sense of humor.
Rewards Solutions is part of the Human Capital Solutions practice at Aon plc.

An Opportunity to Explore Post Graduation Career Path Opportunities
The goal of the Business Internship Program is to give students significant exposure to Aon through project deliverables, continuing education and a training curriculum. The program also provides students with an excellent opportunity to learn and prepare for post‐graduate career opportunities at Aon. Upon successful completion of the Business Internship Program, highly qualified interns may be offered post-graduation full‐time positions within the Launch Program, Aon’s Early Career Development Program.

How we support our colleagues
At Aon, we offer a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognize that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work... and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!
Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.

Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. People with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.

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