06/26/2022 7:21 PM | Anonymous


Assessment Solutions

How to Apply:

Email resume with “Assessment Solutions Internship” subject line to 

About the Organization

Aon is the world's premier insurance brokerage and consulting firm, with offices in more than 120 countries. Within Human Capital Solutions, our team offers assessment solutions to solve problems across many types of organizations and industries (e.g., Retail, Technology, Financial Services, Aviation and Transportation, Public Sector). As an intern, you will report to one of our experienced consultants, who will mentor you and provide you with challenging, real-world business experience. Interns will be exposed to a wide range of projects and activities to learn extensively about consulting and best practices in the field of Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology. The environment is flexible and supportive, giving interns the ability to work remotely and vary working hours based on a school schedule. All interns will be provided with an AON computer. 

About the Job

Interns assist consulting project teams by performing activities to support the development, validation, and implementation of various assessment solutions for clients. Typical activities include research, competency development, job analysis, assessment development (e.g., role plays, simulations, case studies, interview guides), scoring assessments, focus groups, presentations, opportunities for supporting business development, item writing, data analysis, technical documentation, and providing support to consultants on client calls and meetings. This position focuses on assessments within both selection and development contexts.

Hours and Term

Interns at Aon work as contract employees and a typical internship lasts from 1-2 years. The internship begins with an initial 6-month term. At the end of the 6 months, the intern will be given the option to extend contingent on a satisfactory performance review with their manager. Hours are 30 to 40 per week (depending on student's schedule and Aon's client needs), with a requirement for the intern to have 50%+ availability during daytime business hours.


The pay schedule is as follows:

• Starting wage $22 per hour.

• Increases are made at the manager’s discretion, with Service Line Leader approval. Any raises are based on performance and level of achievement in M.A. or Ph.D. program (e.g., defending Master’s thesis) and occurs on a 12-month schedule.

Primary Responsibilities include:

• Support in developing custom assessment content, such as situational judgment items, simulation content, case studies, interview guides, and role plays, as well as custom selection and development reports.

• Participate in job analysis and content validation focus groups.

• Coordinate and execute logistical aspects of projects, communicating with clients as needed.

• Develop, review, and revise materials (e.g., data collection tools, competency models, validation results, assessment materials, reports, trainings) to reflect client-specific needs.

• Interpret and explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience, using your knowledge of selection and assessment.

• Develop client presentations for project kickoffs and results report outs (e.g., job analysis, validation, account reviews).

• Create technical documentation in accordance with professional guidelines and standards.

• As skills develop, may have opportunities to manage project work streams and/or work in areas of specific interest (e.g., validation analyses, product development, business development).

Job Required Skills

• Strong written and verbal communication; ability to explain complex or technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.

• High level of attention to detail.

• Ability to take ownership over tasks, demonstrate resourcefulness, and drive work and projects forward.

• Ability to set priorities and holding oneself accountable to meet deadlines.

• Ability to collaborate with others from both I-O and non-I-O backgrounds (e.g., HR, IT, etc.).

• Ability to draw conclusions and make inferences using available information and data.

• Knowledge of selection and assessment methods and best practices.

• Proficiency in MS programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience with data analysis and statistical software packages (e.g., SPSS, R) preferred but not required.

Required Qualifications

Enrolled in a M.A. or Ph.D. program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology or a related field (e.g., Social-Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development).

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