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Public Consulting Group Junior Consultant in Boston, Massachusetts


Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has four designated practice areas with extensive experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces, and a growing practice in Europe. Often combining resources from two or more practice areas, PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to solve their challenges or pursue opportunities. To learn more, visit .


We are looking for people who are eager to develop solutions that matter. This position will be situated in our Human Services Practice Area, whose mission is to assist states, municipalities, and providers in delivering services that empower people and communities to reach their full potential. We work across a wide array of programs and services, including economic assistance (SNAP, TANF), public health, workforce development, housing. More generally, we help our customers address the social determinants of health. Project types may include analyzing programs and developing recommendations for improvement, business process design, and financial analyses. The Junior Consultant will perform a wide variety of tasks including collecting and analyzing data, creating reports and other written content, conducting interviews and focus groups, participating in and leading client meetings and providing project support.


  • Provides support to client projects.

  • Prepares and presents agendas and written status reports for clients.

  • Completes analysis on large data sets.

  • Develops competency in federal and state policy, specifically federal funding requirements.

  • Assists with the implementation of major project phases or tasks.

  • Participates on proposal writing teams, including writing and coordinating submissions.

  • Assists with preparation of written reports, deliverables, and other materials for clients.

  • Participates in data collection activities including conducting research, note taking and information distillation, and data entry.

  • Other responsibilities as necessary.


Required Skills

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, research, presentation, time management, critical thinking, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills.

  • A detail-oriented problem-solving approach to business and technical issues.

  • Flexibility and willingness to embrace change.

  • Self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity and ability to anticipate future project needs.

  • Enthusiasm for life-long learning and staying well-informed about current industry issues.

  • A commitment to deliver exceptional client service.

  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze policy and legislation and the ability to work with data.

  • Ability to work both in a team situation and autonomously.

  • Ability to work with colleagues and clients in virtual videoconferencing settings, including Microsoft Teams, Zoom, etc.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, in particular PowerPoint and Excel.


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required

  • Experience: 1-3 years of relevant work experience in consulting, government, public health, human services or other relevant field.

  • Demonstrated commitment and passion for working with underserved populations.

    Position may include up to 50% US travel in future, once COVID travel restrictions have been lifted, and it is safe to do so.

    Applicants from across the US will be considered.



EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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Job LocationsUS | US-MA-Boston

Posted Date1 month ago(12/22/2021 4:46 PM)

Job ID 2021-7534

of Openings 1

Category Consulting

Type Regular Full-Time

Practice Area Human Services

Public Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.