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Administrative Intern - Contracts Management

The Ball Aerospace Internship Program is a 10-week summer program that provides interns with practical experience working on relevant projects alongside designated mentors; access to state-of-the-art equipment; a competitive wage; relocation reimbursement; in-house training; group activities; possible future employment and the ability to participate in the Ball Aerospace Remote Sensing Team (BIRST) program to build and launch a rocket or high-altitude balloon. At the conclusion of your internship, you will be required to prepare and deliver a formal presentation of your project work to your respective department.

What You’ll Do
  • Work in a team environment assisting and consulting with full-time Contract management professionals to prepare and process contract closeout paperwork and create electronic contract records
  • Perform analysis of contracts documents and modifications and prepare contract documents for signature and closeout activities
  • Build upon university-acquired knowledge to solve actual business and financial issues associated with contract closeout
  • Utilize oral and written communication skills to communicate directly with program managers and contract administrators by drafting, editing and creating contract closeout documents  
  • Update, develop and maintain both hard and soft-copy file databases of contracts, and related documentation
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the contract database and paperless workflow
  • Review Government and Prime Contract customers’ contracts and other business management documentation to ensure that internal databases match contract information in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley controls
  • Perform administrative tasks: alphabetize and collate files; file, copy, and scan documents
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need
  • Must have completed your sophomore or junior year and be enrolled in a degree program for fall 2020. We will also accept graduating seniors enrolled in a post graduate program.
  • Progress toward a Business degree with an emphasis in Accounting/Finance.
  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s, may substitute for two years of related experience. Degree must be from a university, college, or school accredited by an agency recognized by the Secretary of Education @U.S. Dept of Education.

Desired skills include:
  • Strong business acumen
  • Capability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to follow direction and prioritize
  • Excellent math/analytical background
  • Solid communication, i.e., oral/written
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Use of Pivot tables (desirable: Power Pivot skills) 
  • Ability to sort through data, and provide analysis 
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment

Working Conditions
  • Work is performed in an office environment.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Relocation for this position is Available