Coming to Beacon allows you to be immersed in a fast-paced, collaborative environment of excellent researchers, analysts and businesspeople.
From the very beginning of your tenure here, you will understand the systematic process that allows us to deliver proprietary market insight from key influencers to clients, who trust the firm enough to rely on you as an advisor. This is an exciting and rare opportunity.
From day one, Beacon employees are integral members of the firm’s engagements teams. You will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with experts in their fields—from directors, to vice presidents, to the president of the firm.
Interviewing at Beacon may vary depending on the position. Incoming consultants should please be prepared for the following process:
To learn more about you, The Beacon Group interviewers will ask you job- and school-related questions to gain insight on your experiences and capabilities. Our interviewers seek to understand how well you would fit within Beacon so that we can help ensure your success. During the interview process, you will also gain insights about Beacon. We want to answer your questions so you will be able to make a decision to move forward in our selection process. In addition to the formal interview process, you will be required to submit a writing sample using a Beacon prompt. Please do not submit a writing sample prepared for a class or thesis.
What Beacon is looking for in a candidate?
Our Beacon interviewers will ask you questions that will allow us to understand examples of your past experiences and thought processes. We recruit and develop people who can add value to our work with our clients. This means collaborating internally with our team to ensure success.
What kind of questions can you expect?
During the interview, whether on the phone or on campus, you will be asked questions about your past experiences. For example:
Tell me about your internship and what you learned.
Give me an example of when you lead a team of individuals, and the project results?
What did you do if you had a conflict with a team member?
If you were given a difficult assignment or project, what steps did you take to ensure success?
Beacon interviewers will be looking for responses from you to best understand your past experiences and thought process by hearing the context, the action and the final results. You can expect to consider past successes from all aspects of your life.