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
- 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