DoD SkillBridge


USD 94,900.00 - 142,300.00 per year
Full Time


Systems analysis/design
Attention to detail
Risk management
Emerging technologies
Financial services
Project management
Machine Learning (ML)
Business process
Effective communication
Public sector
Internal control
Performance management
Business development
Customer service
Training and development
Customer facing
Personal development
Community development
Security clearance

Job Details

Job Family :
Operational Effectiveness Consulting

Travel Required :
Up to 25%

Clearance Required :

What You Will Do :


At Guidehouse, we help transitioning service members, from all branches of the U.S. Military, prepare for new opportunities and connections in their careers. Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: .

Guidehouse has teamed up with the Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge Program to provide career opportunities supporting clients within the following segments:

  • Defense and Security
  • Energy Sustainability and Infrastructure
  • Financial Services
  • Health
  • State and Local Government


The Guidehouse SkillBridge Internship Program staffs interns on real world projects, showcasing the Guidehouse culture, and providing them with a meaningful consulting experience. Interns work with teams and provide real time deliverables in support of the clients. Each Intern is paired with a Buddy to serve as a resource that can assist them in navigating their Guidehouse experience.

The following description items are listed as a reference for what a DoD SkillBridge Internship may look like, and aren't inclusive of all duties or learning opportunities.
  • Manage/participate with teams and/or projects, lead business interactions.
  • Identify opportunities and business needs: maintain and utilize relationships as well as communication of value proposition
  • Prepare and/or coordinate complex written presentation materials
  • Develop solutions based on an understanding of strategy, operations and management within the finance functional area with partnership from other functional areas
  • Utilize previous experience to help set and achieve long term goals
  • Perform accurate analysis and design effective solutions to a variety or organizational issues.
  • Create strategies and blueprints that use machine learning to improve operations and refine processes)
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to senior leadership
  • Evaluate and suggest improvements of business processes and systems/applications.
  • Responsible for maintaining effective communication within team and coordination with a local office and other departments.
  • Drive special project as needed, through direction of leadership.
  • Develop presentation-quality deliverables to leadership

As a Skillbridge Intern at Guidehouse, you will join a team of professionals who combine technical expertise with business pragmatism to support clients in the commercial and/or public sector. You will have a unique opportunity to develop your skills in a variety of areas while working in a collaborative team environment to provide our clients with innovate solutions to their most pressing problems.

Our SkillBridge Interns help our clients transform their business processes, improve internal controls, improve efficiency of operations, increase transparency and performance management, and to comply with Federal laws and regulations. During your internship, you will be given the opportunity to support projects to address some of the most significant project challenges faced by our private and federal clients. The nature of our projects is extremely fluid and requires self-motivated individuals that are willing to develop solutions on their own or in a team of highly skilled professionals. Interns are provided the opportunity to interact with our clients' senior management, as well as the opportunity to enhance their skills in the area of technical competency, business development, client service and people development.

At the conclusion of this internship, Service Members will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Strategy Consulting
  • Project Management
  • Team Collaboration
  • Additional skills and abilities gained during the internship will depend on client/segment the SkillBridge Intern supports during their time with Guidehouse.

What You Will Need :
  • To be within 180 days of separation or retirement from any of the U.S. Armed Forces (you may start your application prior to the 180 days)
  • Must be on track to receive an Honorable Discharge
  • Must have taken any service TAPS/TGPS
  • Must have attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
  • Must have command approval to participate in the DoD SkillBridge program

What Would Be Nice To Have :
  • Experience planning and executing projects of varying degrees of complexity, preferably projects that involve serving a client and engaging directly with the client throughout project performance
  • Experience working in teams to produce high-impact work products, reports, and other deliverables in a fast-paced environment
  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
  • Heightened attention to detail, and the ability to create and edit technical and non-technical written work products and graphical presentations
  • Ability to view problems from multiple angles and apply a variety of solutions to solving them
  • Ability to participate in client-facing discussions and meetings
  • Ability to synthesize information quickly and learn new skills
  • Depending on the Guidehouse Segment supported, SkillBridge Interns may be asked to have certain security clearances such as Secret, Top Secret, or TS/SCI. Interns with such clearances are highly desired in our Public Sector consulting practice.
  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

The annual salary range for this position is $94,900.00-$142,300.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Student Loan PayDown
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.