Misk x Mercer Consulting Limited Internship Program
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Program overview


Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's more than 20,500 employees are based in more than 40 countries, and we operate in more than 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital. 


Program details 

We are searching for young, passionate Saudis who have strong work ethics and the desire to join the fast paced and exciting world of institutional consulting. Mercer offers a paid internship for 6 months in the career and investment consulting businesses of our Riyadh office. During which you will experience life as an analyst, working closely with junior and senior members of the team to get an in-depth understanding of the business and the work undertaken, formal training opportunities, and most importantly, fun! You’ll network with new friends through our many businesses and social events. A full assessment will take place at the end of the Program to determine if the candidate will join the Mercer team as a full-time employee.  

Starting Date

14th November 2021

Program highlights

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
6 months
Fresh graduates with a bachelor’s degree in the listed majors.

Application criteria

  • Fresh graduates with a bachelor’s degree in one of the following majors:  
    • Management of Information Systems (MIS). 
    • Human Resources. 
    • Business. 
    • Engineering (with a preference for Industrial Engineering). 
  • Strong analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. 
  • Intellectual curiosity, the wish to seek opportunities to develop new skills. 
  • Superior organizational skills and strong attention to detail. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
  • Fluent in both Arabic and English. 

Frequently asked questions

You will need to check with your university directly as this will depend on the number of hours required for your internship/co-op.

You can find more information about the program dates on the program specific page.

Yes, the video is a mandatory part of the application. For more details about how to record your video, please visit our application page for the opportunity that you are applying for.

High school students, college students, fresh graduates and experienced youth can also participate in short-term virtual experiences with minimal human interaction that mimic entry level work offered by top-tiered firms, local SMEs and start-ups.

Currently, the program is running:
Long-term placement programs (e.g., UN JPO program, UNESCO traineeship)
Short-term internship and co-op programs (e.g., IBM, Hyperloop)

The program instils confidence in students as they feel they are on the right path to an impactful career through hands-on experience in prestigious placements.

You can take the test through Duolingo English as an alternative standardized proficiency test. Please note that scores are available after 48 hours from taking the test so take that into account.

Contact Us if you still have any questions

Application Process

  • Sign up

    Sign up to Misk Hub and create your profile

  • Apply

    Select this program and click the apply button

  • Evaluation

    We will review your application criteria and your video then decide if this program is right for you.

  • Application confirmation

    Successful applicants will receive an email confirming their program enrollment. We will also share more program-specific information and details about your participation.

Applications closed


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