Strategy Consulting Associate - 2024

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
Sep 14, 2023
Oct 14, 2023
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Strategy Consulting Associate - 2024

Key Role Details
  • Full-time new hires for this role will start as a cohort with other Strategy Consulting associates in February 2024 or August 2024.
  • This role is a full-time associate position within the Strategy Consulting organization at Capital One, designed as a career accelerator to build transferable problem solving and leadership skills to foster the next generation of leading talent.
  • Associates work on small, 4-7 person teams supporting senior leaders across Capital One on critical issues for our business, with projects and teams rotating on a quarterly basis.
  • Strategy Consulting associates will have the opportunity to rotate into another line of business for one project cycle to experience another role / team in their second year.
  • Associates who join the Strategy team will participate in Capital One's larger Analyst Development Program, which provides even more opportunities for professional development and interaction with associates from diverse backgrounds across the enterprise.
  • Participation in the program requires that you are located in the continental United States with in-person attendance at your assigned location, in accordance with Capital One's hybrid working model .

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

Basic Qualifications
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a Bachelors or higher with an expectation that degree will be obtained by August 2024 or earlier.

Strategy Consulting Associate - 2024

The Strategy Group has played a central role in transforming Capital One from a small startup in 1994 to one of the largest financial institutions in the country. The group is accountable to the founder / CEO and functions as an internal strategy consultancy, partnering with company leadership to solve the industry's toughest challenges, do research and analysis to understand where the company needs to win in the future, and develop delightful products and experiences for our millions of customers.

We're seeking innovative, inclusive and passionate people with a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds who want to join an innovative team and make an impact.

Strategy Consulting Associates have an exciting opportunity to:
  • Develop world-class consulting skills to shape the direction of one of the largest companies in the U.S.
  • Work collaboratively on small project teams, taking on company-defining strategic issues and directly partnering with the company's CEO and senior executives
  • Work with and learn from experienced consultants and develop a deep understanding of technology, the financial services industry, and a variety of business functions
  • Own and drive critical workstreams on projects that last 3-4 months
  • Advance critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and leadership skills in an inclusive environment dedicated to professional development
  • Leverage the expertise of team members from a variety of professional backgrounds, including management consulting, financial services, and entrepreneurship
  • Rotate to another division within Capital One during your first two years, getting exposure to a new area of interest (e.g., UX design within a product management pod, new product development, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging in human resources), a skill you are looking to craft (e.g., digital marketing, product management) or a personal passion of yours (e.g., driving work in our community impact & investment organization)

Accelerate Your Career

The Capital One Strategy Group serves as a powerful springboard for our Associates' careers. Strategy Group alumni have exceptional track records of:
  • Advancement within Strategy to leadership positions throughout Capital One
  • Acceptance to top business schools, with full-sponsorship opportunities available
  • Pursuing other advanced degrees (e.g., PhD programs, Medicine, Law)
  • Moving into exciting careers across a variety of industries, including big tech, start-ups, public service, investment banking, political campaigns, military service, external consulting, and non-profits

The Ideal Candidate Would:
  • Be curious and enjoy solving complex qualitative and quantitative problems
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively in different team environments
  • Have the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively
  • Have the ability to independently own & execute their own work plan with guidance
  • Be self-reflective, empathetic, and eager to learn & grow
  • Be excited to learn new skills, dig into new topics, and invest in their own and their team members' professional development

Our team is based at Capital One's headquarters in McLean, Virginia, just outside of Washington DC, accessible by the metro. We have recently expanded our Associate footprint to include our office in New York City and will offer a limited number of roles in that location.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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