Summer Consultant – I/O Psychology – Selection, Talent Leadership and Learning

Liberty Mutual Insurance - Boston, MA3.6

TemporaryEstimated: $70,000 - $96,000 a year
About the Team The selection group is a small team of I/O psychologists and other HR professionals within Liberty Mutual Insurance, a Fortune 100 company with 45,000 employees in 900 offices worldwide. Our main focuses include pre-hire assessments and selection processes from front-line to executive. Job Summary: As a SummerConsultant, you will work with a small group of consultants on a project team, guided by an experienced PhD, to advise Liberty Mutual in making strategic decisions. Projects are typically in the areas of innovation, analytics, vendor assessment, selection strategy and interviewing processes. Along with up-front training you will partner with an experienced selection team member who will support your development and serve as a mentor. Through your project work, you will develop key thought-partner relationships with leaders across the organization. Responsibilities: Your responsibilities will include:
Understanding assessment issues faced by theclient and the role of your team in addressing those issues
Designing work plans, conducting targeted research, and collecting data from various internal and external sources (e.g. executive interviews and workshops, customer surveys)
Performing high-impact analysis and evaluating alternative solutions
Crafting storylines that clearly articulate findings, insights, and recommendations
Building and owning relationships with key stakeholders
Directing stakeholders towards consensus points & gaining buy-in
Utilizing adept mentoring, coaching, and influencing skills to inspire others and resolve challenging relationship management situations, collaborating on approaches with manager
Qualifications: The group is looking for smart, energetic, well-rounded self-starter who is a team-players and possess a strong desire to learn. Candidates should, at minimum, possess the following:
Currently enrolled in an I/O program with a minimum of one year towards completion of a graduate degree with a demonstrated record of success
Strong critical thinking skills with ability to apply judgment during analysis about how components fit together and with bigger picture
Ability to leverage experience and analysis to gain support and influence others
Strong quantitative, analytical, and written and oral communication skills
Strong leadership skills with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team, as well as coach junior team members
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to manage multiple projects or priorities

What really gets our attention:
Enrolled in a PhD program and completed your comprehensive exam working on PhD research.
You are motivated by statistics and pre-hire analytics
You can independently navigate and decipher an ambiguous environment
You have demonstrated strong leadership abilities and care about professionally developing those around you
Benefits: We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, it’s our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: Overview: At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed. We’re dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.