Intern - University Relations

Herndon, VA, US

Title:  Intern - University Relations

Job purpose

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic intern who is eager to learn about Beacon and gain experience in University Relations. We develop and deliver learning opportunities through hands-on experience in a remote setting. We're looking for someone who is creative, structured and has a passion for learning about early career programs.  

Duties and responsibilities

•    Assist with updating the Internship Program Ambassador database and program.
•    Complete administrative tasks, including file organization, collaboration, and communication.
•    Assist with ongoing reporting efforts to assess the impact of initiatives and to inform future plans/priorities with partner schools. 
•    Work involves supporting organization operations with a primary focus on gaining practical work experience and business skills for personal development or to satisfy educational requirements.
•    Works with the Marketing team to design, develop, and implement training and presentation materials.
•    At the conclusion of the program, interns will participate in a final presentation for senior executives by showcasing their experience in the program and functional areas.
•    All interns will be invited to the closing ceremony (all expenses paid) at our headquarters in Herndon, VA the first week in August.

•    Major: Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in business administration, marketing, human resources, or other relevant fields of study.
•    Class year: Must be at minimum rising into sophomore year in college.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, SharePoint)
•    Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail.
•    Strong oral and written communication skills.
•    Effective organizational, planning, and time management skills.
•    Must be self-motivated and keen to build and develop your own career through continuous learning.

Working conditions

•    Moderate travel requirements as needed for business purposes
•    Work assignments to be completed remotely 

Physical requirements

•    Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer and/or keyboard
•    Heavy methods of verbal and auditory communication via phone, virtual calls, and/or email

“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC