Orbital ATK Contracts Intern in San Diego, California

Contracts Intern

Locations:San Diego, CA

Categories: Student Interns


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Job ID:CM20171209-41225

Orbital ATK employs students from a variety of disciplines, including technical and engineering fields. College students may receive hands-on projects involved with such areas as the design, build and support work on space systems that support scientific missions to study near-earth and other space environments, and to advance new technologies. During these internships, a major project will be assigned and/or many discrete opportunities will be available. In many cases, internships serve as a potential stepping stone to full time employment.

Orbital ATK is currently looking to fill an intern position to support our Contracts team in the San Diego, California facility of our Space Components Division, which specializes in space deployables such as solar arrays and instrument booms. While working as a summer intern for Orbital ATK – San Diego you will be given the opportunity to learn/strengthen the following skills in a professional environment.

As anIntern in the Contractsgroup you will support the following areas:

  • Learning to interface with the prime customer and/or government on contractual issues

  • Learning about flow down of required terms and conditions to subcontractors

  • Coordinating with Finance on the invoicing process

  • Learning the contracts data base and how to tracking invoices through payment

  • Tracking contract deliverables including CDRL/SDRL

  • Learn to review, analyze, and negotiate prime and government Terms and Conditions as well as Statement of Work requirements

  • Learn to prepare and assemble change order proposals in accordance with company procedures

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications, Cost Point is a plus

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment interacting with various levels of employee management across multiple technical groups

  • Excellent people and communication skills (written, presentation and verbal)

  • Teamwork attitude and work ethic

  • Ability to multitask, and prioritize work

  • Demonstrates initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and highly motivated for excellence

  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement with a focus on customer service excellence

In order to be considered, candidates must submit their resume online with the following education information: major, graduation date, and most current cumulative GPA (must be 3.0 or higher).

It is also helpful if you indicate if you are seeking full time or internship opportunities.

Most positions will be filled as a 12-week internship (from mid to late May until mid to late August 2018).

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Job Type:Intern

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:0-1 Year