Cornell University

Credit Internship Program

119 Ives Hall, 607-255-2266

Raines International, Inc.

Location:

New York City

Company Background:

Raines International, Inc. is a leading retained executive search firm based in New York City. Raines conducts complex global searches for C-level and executive positions in Fortune 500 and Private Equity firms, as well as emerging high-growth companies. Raines International was founded in 1969 and is a boutique retained executive search firm. The firm conducts senior level search assignments, domestically and internationally, within five key practice areas: Sales & Marketing, Finance, Operations, Strategy, and Diversity. Our client base comprises top performing Fortune 500 companies and Private Equity firms. The NYC office is the headquarters, and the majority of the firm’s operations are conducted in NYC. There are 18 employees, and the firm is led by its founder, Bruce R. Raines.

Job Description:

 Raines is seeking highly intelligent, disciplined, and polished undergraduates from top colleges and universities to join the Internship Program. As a Research Analyst, students will work closely with the Research Department and receive training in each step of the search process, with immediate exposure to Managing Directors.

The Research Analyst position at Raines International provides exceptional college students with broad exposure to the overall executive search process, spanning new business development, search strategy development, candidate identification and assessment, candidate referencing, and the development of firm-wide performance metrics. The Research Department serves as the training ground for future Recruiters, also known as Associates, and therefore Raines invests a great deal in professional development through training and mentorship.

In this role students will develop a maturity in dealing with clients, gain exposure to the methodology behind the Raines International executive search process, and learn about the various functions within businesses. Raines has a proven “high potential” promotion track record and strong performers have the ability to accelerate their careers within the company.

Special Skills:

It is not just your background, but personal qualities that we look for during the interview and hiring process.

Stipend:

$12-14/hour

Application Procedure:

1. Submit resume and cover letter to Brigid Beachler.
2. Conversation via phone
3. Phone interview with a member of the Research department
4. In-person interviews with the President, VP of Operations, and the Research Department.
5. Decision made – within one week of in-person interview.