Business Development Intern (Summer 2021)

BAE Systems
  • Location
    McLean, Virginia
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Posted
    Oct 07

Position description

BAE Systems’ Intelligence and Security (I&S) sector is seeking a talented, motivated individuals for internships with our Business Winning Team. This is an opportunity to join a diverse and dynamic team in order to gain valuable business operations experience, and exposure to defense contracting. Learn how BAE Systems supports across the Defense and Intelligence Community. Working at the I&S Sector Headquarters in McLean, VA you will support the nation’s top Business Development team of professionals. Interns also work together in project teams to tackle pressing operations and business growth challenges, which culminate in a final presentation to senior leadership.

Typical Job responsibilities can include:

  • Daily use of Microsoft office (Excel, Word, Access, SharePoint)
  • Assist with content management and data sharing
  • Assist with analyzing and visualizing pipeline data and performance metrics
  • Support the development and research of business intelligence for account planning and competitive procurements in the federal market
  • Support the development of compelling winning strategies including competitive intelligence, teaming, solution, and pricing strategies
  • Work with functional support staffs in Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Security, Communications, and Contracting
  • Review and disseminate Task Orders to interested parties
  • Prepare Ad Hoc Reports
  • Refresh and manage internal and external websites
  • Assess processes and tools and recommend areas of improvement
  • Respond to requests from business development managers and other internal customers
  • Attend and participate in internal staff meetings, as well as subcontractor, and customer meetings
  • LEAP internship program activities
  • Potential opportunity to be sponsored for a security clearance


Required Skills and Education 

  • GPA of at least 3.0 or higher
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • US Citizenship Required


Preferred Skills and Education 
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in the following fields:

  • Business
  • Communications or Marketing
  • Data Science and Analysis
  • History, Government or Political Science
  • Intelligence, International Affairs, International Relations or International Studies
  • Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Information Science, Computer Science, or Statistics

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