Alvarez & Marsal Holdings LLC Internship (12 weeks) - Disputes & Investigations, Forensic Technology Services, Dubai in New York, New York
Alvarez & Marsal ("A& M") is a global consulting firm with more than $2 billion in revenues, c.5, 500 staff and 65 offices around the globe and a broad range of professional services including Restructuring, Transaction Advisory, Performance Improvement, Corporate Transformation, Financial Institutions Advisory, Tax, Valuations, and Disputes and Investigation Services.
The Disputes & Investigations Practice at Alvarez & Marsal comprises of Forensic Accounting and Investigations, Dispute Advisory, and Forensic Technology Services. The DI team comprises of over 450 professionals globally and we have worked on some of the most significant, high profile matters in the investigative and disputes arena.
Due to continued business growth and investment in building our team in the Middle East, internship opportunities are available for those interested in joining our Computer Forensic and Electronic Disclosure teams, which sit within the wider Forensic Technology Services team. We will support you through your training and provide both the professional and personal development opportunities you need to grow. You will work closely with a team of talented individuals, benefiting from personal coaching and mentoring from our senior leaders.
**Forensic Technology Services**
A& M's Forensic Technology team comprises of senior forensic and information security technologists, who bring deep expertise in Computer Science and Information Systems, and offer a hands-on approach to collecting, preserving and analysing electronic information.
Our global Forensic Technology Services Include:
- Computer Forensic Investigations
- Electronic Disclosure Management
- Data Analytics
- Sanctions Reviews
- Business Intelligence
- Data Privacy Services
- Cyber Security
In today's digital age, an increasing number of files and communications are stored on computer hard drives or sent through e-mail, thus giving forensic technologists the responsibility of gathering, preserving and presenting evidence for trial in an extremely cost effective and efficient way. In litigation (and other related) cases, the processes used to gather, preserve, analyse and present electronic evidence can make or break your case.
Successful appointees in the Forensic Technology team are action-oriented self-starters with entrepreneurial flair. They are comfortable working independently as well as in high performing teams. Strong problem-solving skills, advanced office applications knowledge (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), and analytical rigor is key to their success. It is essential that you **hold a valid UAE residency**, under family or university sponsorship as we are unable to provide UAE residency visas for interns.
In addition, it would be useful, but not essential, if the candidate had experience in one or more of the following areas:
- Awareness of eDiscovery tools or forensic tools
- Programming or data analytics experience, i.e. SQL, VBA, R, Python, Tableau, Excel formulas and macros, Access querying
- An interest in computer networks, IT infrastructure, computer hardware
- Arabic language knowledge
- Thrives in a fast-paced, challenging, and unpredictable environment
- Willingness to travel, often at short notice
- Fast learner, eager to learn new technologies
- Excellent written and verbal English communications skills, Arabic skills are desirable
- Objective, fact-based approach to problem solving
- Hands-on and non-hierarchical operator - relates well at all levels and cultures
- Driven by values and integrity, straight talker, builds confidence and leads by example
- Demonstrable ability to balance a high-level view with detail
- A natural ability to prioritise - especially in highly pressurised situations
- Autonomous - Alvarez & Marsal has a flat structure with a self-sufficient culture
- Entrepreneurial spirit
**Academics and qualifications**
Recently completed, or due to complete in 2022, a technical degree (for example, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or similar) and has an interest in technology.
Please note that the summer internship is not a paid role, however any work-related expenses will be covered.
**Application and Assessment Process**
Ideally, we would like the intern to start as soon as possible but we can be flexible with the timing of the internship. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks from their application, and they will be invited to attend a review process consisting of a combination of interviews and a recruitment test.
This selection process is subject to changes, and you will be notified if any changes are made.
**Diversity & Inclusion**
A& M's entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work-guided by A& M's core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity-are the main reasons our people love working at A& M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A& M way.
It is Alvarez & Marsal's policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
**Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters**
Please note that as per A& M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A& M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.
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