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Booz Allen Hamilton
2010 Best Companies rank: 52
Current openings: 695
Entry-level and experienced professionals in such areas as cyber software and systems engineering, information technology, health, energy, and intelligence.

What are you looking for?
People are the center of what we do because we don't sell the kind of product you can roll off an assembly line.... We believe the best teams are comprised of people with diverse backgrounds and viewpoints.

We hire a lot of experienced government and industry hires and former military personnel as well as undergraduates. So we have four generations of talent, with a breadth of experience and perspective, to apply to our clients' toughest problems.

In addition to talent and intellectual prowess, [candidates should have] dedication to our firm's core values of client service, diversity, excellence, entrepreneurship, teamwork, professionalism, fairness, integrity, respect and trust. If these values resonate, [you] can be pretty sure Booz Allen will be a good fit.

Any secrets to impressing your recruiter?
Christopher Carlson, manager of university recruiting for Booz Allen Hamilton, says: "Consider jobs outside of your area of study, be open to relocation, and refer a friend to a recruiter if the job is not right for you." --Interview with Jennifer Lucas, media relations manager

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