On Wednesday, September 21st, SAIS Career Services and the SAIS Consulting Club had the pleasure of hosting Avascent for an employer information session. Avascent is a boutique consulting firm serving Fortune 500 and private equity firms in the aerospace, defense, and technology sectors. Avascent specializes in advising clients on strategic growth, international expansion, M&A transactions, and capture support. Avascent is home to nearly 20 SAIS alumni.
Students were pleased to learn that Avascent is looking to recruit Summer Analysts and Full-Time Analysts from SAIS. The skills they seek are: primary and secondary research, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and professional presentation skills. Avascent emphasized the importance of the case interview and urged students to practice, practice, practice.
Quotes from attendees:
“I was extremely pleased to have attended the Avascent employer presentation. Not only did I learn what due diligence and strategic growth actually meant, I also learned more about Avascent’s tight-knit work culture and the multiplicity of projects it works on. Attending the session solidified my decision to apply for an Analyst position at Avascent, and I am grateful for the opportunity to participate”