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University Intern, Construction, Disputes & Advisory

Company: Ankura
Location: New York
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.
This position supports the Ankura Construction, Disputes & Advisory Business Group - one of seven practices focused on client delivery services across the Firm.
Position Summary: As a Construction Intern in Ankuras Construction Disputes & Advisory Group, you will develop analytical skills while being immersed in the world of client services. Construction Interns work directly with project team leaders and experts, assisting our experts in performing the detailed analyses required to provide the best solutions for our clients. Interns perform project schedule, cost, productivity and statistical analyses as well as assist with review of key project issues through document review and database creation/management. Our Interns are instrumental in helping clients with the complex challenges of planning, constructing, completing and resolving disputes for some of the largest construction projects around the world.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists with data gathering including detailed document reviews and database creation/ management.

Performs detailed analyses of project schedule delays, project cost records, productivity, change orders and other issues related to design and construction.

Utilizes various computer software to analyze and model schedules, contractor production rates and costs.

Creates high quality work product and demonstrates exceptional quality control.

Prepares client-ready work product for senior level review.

Supports company and business group development efforts.

Basic Qualifications, Skills, and Characteristics:
Expected Bachelors Degree in engineering with solid academic performance.

Highly motivated, driven, and energetic attitude towards work and career.

Strong team-oriented personality characteristics: hard-working, thoughtful, and collaborative, with a positive outlook and confidence.

Creative/analytical problem-solving ability and a collaborative mindset.

Ability to utilize technology to solve complex problems.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Ability to adapt quickly in handling multiple/evolving tasks as a result of new engagements and/or re-prioritized deadlines.

Must be able to produce high quality and/or final work product under strict deadlines.

Ability to excel within a team environment.

Must be willing to travel and work overtime as needed.

Must demonstrate a working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Experience with Primavera scheduling tools and Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling techniques is desirable, but not required.

Construction Disputes & Advisory Summary: Ankuras Construction Disputes & Advisory professionals are recognized as leading experts in providing construction dispute resolution and advisory services for some of the worlds most complex construction projects. Ankuras construction experts provide services to clients on construction projects across all industries to avoid, manage and mitigate execution risks throughout the project lifecycle.
Expert Dispute Resolution Services: Our experts provide analysis of complex issues in construction disputes, including robust delay and cost analyses, to determine the root-cause of issues experienced on the project. Conclusions are presented in a clear, concise and objective manner to assist parties in the dispute resolution process.

Advisory Services: Our experts draw upon vast industry experience and lessons learned through dispute resolution experience to provide risk management, project management, planning and cost advisory services to parties at an early stage in the construction project lifecycle.

Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.
Ankura Consulting Group, LLC is an independent global expert services and advisory firm that delivers services and end-to-end solutions to help clients at critical inflection points related to change, risk, disputes, finance, performance, distress, and transformation. The Ankura team consists of more than 1,500 professionals in more than 30 offices globally who are leaders in their respective fields and areas of expertise. Collaborative lateral thinking, hard-earned experience, expertise, and multidisciplinary capabilities drive results and Ankura is unrivaled in its ability to assist clients to Protect, Create, and Recover Value . For more information, please visit:

Keywords: Ankura, New York , University Intern, Construction, Disputes & Advisory, Professions , New York, New York

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