2020 Spring Internship: Executive Team

IDS International Government Services
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
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  • Posted
    Jan 06

Position description

IDS believes in resolving conflict and building innovative approaches to do so. Combining operational expertise with an intimate understanding of today’s greatest challenges to bring our customers the solutions required for success in a complex and multidimensional world. We tailor solutions for a diverse range of government, military, nonprofit, and public-sector clients.

IDS International is seeking candidates for our 2020 Spring Internship Positions! We have a variety of business and operations focused teams seeking enthusiastic, organized, and self-motivated undergraduate or graduate students to join us for the summer. As an IDS intern, you will develop professional skills while working in a dynamic team-oriented environment. You’ll be able to develop a basic understanding of program management and federal government contracting as an executive intern.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Work closely with the executive team on special projects for the CEO and other executive members.
  • Research business opportunities for account managers.
  • Assist the executive team and management with day-to-day needs, event planning, and general office management.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Undergraduate (seniors highly preferred) or graduate student with a relevant degree or studies relating to International Relations/Affairs, English, and/or Communications.
  • Able to work collaboratively with teams of 3-5 people with strong leadership characteristics.
  • Dynamic personality ready to contribute where needed with good judgment on discretion and confidentiality.
  • Well organized, self-motivated, and able to manage deadlines independently.
  • Excellent understanding of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Eager and quick to learn new systems and software.
  • Editing, writing experience, and research experience strongly preferred.
  • Superb attention to detail and proven ability to execute highly specific tasks.

This paid internship is part-time (approximately 25 hours a week) and for 3 months with the possibility to continue into the summer.

Employee needs to be able to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Most positions require ability to work on desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time reading, reviewing/analyzing information, and providing recommendations, summaries and/or reports in written format. Must be able to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, and local law.

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