Careers at AQN

If you’re interested in applying to work at AQN, please email with your resume, cover letter, and title of the position that you are applying for. AQN is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. We also have offices in New York City and Chicago.

Open positions

We’re hiring for the following positions:

  • Consultant: AQN consultants are typically just out of college or new to the lending industry. They are talented, analytical, and highly driven to deliver results. They begin by attending AQN’s Development Program and then work with the broader team to deliver results for our clients. See here for more information.

  • Senior Consultant: Senior consultants typically have 2-5 years of relevant experience. They have demonstrated expertise in a few areas of lending strategy and analytics. At AQN, they will autonomously lead projects within their area of expertise and work on other projects to gain new experience. See here for more information.

  • Managing Consultant: Managing consultants typically have 5-8 years of relevant experience with several areas of definitive expertise. At AQN, they frequently operate as project leads and are accountable for the team’s results to the client. See here for more information.

  • Director: Directors typically have a decade or more of lending strategy and analytics experience that is both broad and deep. At AQN, they engage with potential clients to formulate business opportunities, recommend potential solutions, and lead teams to delivery. See here for more information.

Campus recruiting

AQN attends several college campuses for career fairs each September to case prospects. First round interviews are held on-campus or over the phone. They consist of a 30-minute case and a Q&A session. Later in the fall, selected candidates will travel to our McLean, Virginia headquarters to meet the AQN team and participate in a final round interview. If we don’t visit your college and you’re a current Senior who is interested in joining the firm, then we encourage you to directly apply for the Consultant position. You can do so here.

If you have any questions about campus recruiting, please contact us at

About working at AQN

Are you a talented, energetic, and analytically-thinking person? Do you want the opportunity to travel the world and work with top minds in the financial industry to solve complex problems? Do you like wearing different hats and having variety in your day-to-day work? If so, odds are AQN is the right place for you.

Work with the best. AQN is a practitioner-driven firm. We exist at the center of the financial services industry with a world-class team and unparalleled network. We deliver the best value to our clients, while giving our consultants the opportunity to build their career.

No two days are alike. Every day at AQN is different. Our consultants gain experience and knowledge while working on projects across the financial services industry – from disruptive fintechs to leading global banks.

Build something great. At AQN you will have the opportunity to develop yourself as an individual, while also having a key role in building a innovative firm. From industry research to client engagements, you will be able to make a substantial impact on both our clients and our firm.