Career Opportunity

Summer Associate, Analytics & Data Strategy


New York, NY; Chicago, IL

About Breakwater Solutions

Breakwater helps mitigate risk and gain insight from sprawling information by combining technology automation and human expertise. Our expert consulting, software, and managed services address the challenges within information governance, disputes and investigations, regulatory compliance, privacy, and cybersecurity. Breakwater launched in 2020 with technology from IBM and private equity funding from JLL Partners. We are a global hyper-growth company. It is an exciting time to join us!

Job Summary

Summer associates will have the opportunity to work on a variety of consulting engagements, learn from technical training sessions and challenges, engage in valuable internal initiatives, and participate in social events. The program is designed to develop technical and business skills, provide hands-on consulting experience, and build relationships with professionals across the firm.


Summer associates will be immersed in a real consulting experience, including skills development, team building, client engagements, and fun. To start, summer associates will participate in a series of technical trainings which will provide the foundational skillsets for client engagements and technical challenges. Summer associates will then work closely with Breakwater professionals to contribute to real client engagements, which could include designing and building technical workflows, interpreting results of data analyses, reporting findings to other project team members, and preparing client-ready deliverables. In addition to client work, summer associates will participate in technical challenges – projects based on real client issues that require critical thinking and creative problem-solving. Additionally, the internship program provides the opportunity to research new technologies and present a business case for adoption and use. Summer associates will also participate in various social events and a day of community service. Breakwater offers full-time positions to high-performing summer associates.

Skills + Qualifications

Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Computer Science, MIS, Mathematics, Engineering, Finance, Economics, or a similar analytical discipline
Analytical approach to problem-solving
Attention to detail
Critical thinking
Commitment to quality
Strong written and verbal communication
Ability to succeed in a team environment
Valued, but not required, technical skills: SQL, Python, VBA, C#, Tableau

How to Apply

Please send your resume to

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Breakwater is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which all people processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law.

Unsolicited Resumes Not Accepted

Please note that as per our 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 Breakwater will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person, or entity.