About Beacon:

 The Beacon Group based in Portland Maine is focused on providing guidance to Global Fortune 500 companies with strategies and tactics to win in their markets. With clear direction on achieving top-line growth through both organic and inorganic means, Beacon's output is designed to have a direct impact on client profitability.


Career Path:

The Beacon Group offers individuals pursuing advanced degrees the opportunity to learn and assess a career in strategy consulting through internships. Working with consultants and project teams, interns focus on the core elements of our craft: research, writing, project delivery, and business development. Team-based project delivery with frequent client interactions is the model within which our interns quickly become immersed.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Market-based primary research conducted over the telephone
  • Synthesis and analysis of original research
  • Business/presentation writing
  • Use of analytical tools and strategic frameworks
  • Participation in client presentations
  • Involvement in one to three client accounts as part of a business development team



The ideal candidate has shown the ability to research thoroughly under tight deadlines and write clearly and concisely. In addition, he/she has shown the ability to learn a set of domain knowledge in a certain period of time, and then communicate that knowledge in an articulate fashion. A Bachelor’s degree and foreign language skills are required. No previous business experience is necessary.

No previous business experience is necessary. Proficiency in Mandarin, Portuguese, Japanese, Vietnamese and Arabic are highly desirable.


Beacon will only consider candidates who currently possess US work authorization.


The Beacon Group offers a paid internship for those individuals currently pursuing advanced degrees.

Located on the Maine coast two hours north of Boston, Portland is Maine’s largest city. It is filled with galleries, boutiques, and award winning restaurants. It has accumulated several national awards for “best of” categories including Most Livable City (, Greenest City (Organic Gardening Magazine), and is rated #6 on Forbes Best Cities for Young Professionals.

The Beacon Group is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected under law.


How to apply:

Send cover letter and resume to with Intern in the subject line.