Akima is an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 7,500 employees supporting more than 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska. Akima provides the backbone infrastructure to support more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support services normally only found in a Fortune 500 defense contractor. Our employees form one of the broadest skill sets in all of government and industry delivering services and solutions in fields as diverse as aviation, construction, facilities and logistics, information technology, protective services and detention management, and systems engineering. We continually look for the very best and brightest to support our commitment to superior outcomes across today’s most complex and critical missions worldwide. To learn more about Akima and opportunities across our family of companies, visit www.akima.com.
AKIMA is seeking a Summer Intern to support Operational Excellence. This intern is responsible for assisting with general administrative tasks in support of corporate quality assurance projects.
The Operational Excellence Intern will report directly to the Director of Operational Excellence in areas of administrative support, program development and process improvement.
Duties may include, but not be limited to the following:
Provide support for meetings sending out emails, fielding phone calls and answering general questions;
Integrate, update, write and create processes, tools and resources such as program management processes, reports, memos, presentations, templates and more;
Leverage education, business best practices and stakeholder input to drive improvement and integration of quality management processes
Assist with process stakeholder meetings
Conduct effective internet research;
Assist with office management tasks;
Effectively communicate with all levels of staff throughout Akima Operations and Projects;
Assist and facilitate staff on individual projects as necessary
Experience assisting in general office operations, and familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications
Experience in completing general administrative tasks in an academic or work setting, demonstrated organizational skills
Desire to learn and gain experience in government contracting, which may encompass budget and financial work management, personnel management, reviewing Statement of Work (SOW), understanding the projects (records, proposals, subject matter experts, planning factors and/or training) and the direct impact they have on the operations and missions of our customers
Possess software skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) and Internet research abilities
Possess good oral and written communication skills
Effective use of interpersonal skills and ability to work independently
Must be a NANA Shareholder and own stock in “NANA Regional Corporation, Inc.”
Must currently be enrolled in college
Compensation: depending on class level or experience
Roundtrip Airfare Provided
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The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Shift: Day Job
Primary Location: US-VA-Herndon
Organization: Akima, LLC Shared Services
Job: Business Administration
Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Ongoing
Clearance Level: Not Applicable