General Dynamics Information Technology Business Development Associate (Intern) in Des Moines, Iowa
Type of Requisition: Temporary
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Job Family: Interns
Sponsorship is not available for this role
At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.
What sets a GDIT internship experience apart from other organizations in the industry?
GDIT’s Summer Internship Program is designed with you in mind! Our internship provides you the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that is helping to solve our clients’ most challenging matters. Throughout GDIT’s 10-week Summer Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to do the following:
Work side-by-side with GDIT professionals delivering work for clients.
Collaborate with a team of peers to research and propose solutions to a current business challenge.
Participate in a mentoring circle led by an early career champion.
Interact with GDIT leaders.
Participate in professional development.
How You’ll Make this Internship Opportunity Your Own
Our Business Development intern plays an integral part in government business development, capture and proposal development activities. As a Business Development intern, you will conduct market research and assist with the completion of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and questionnaires (general and due diligence), and various ad hoc requests.
A Day in the Life
Familiarize yourself with the company's vision and mission, seeking to accomplish set goals and objectives
Perform business intelligence/competitive intelligence research using government websites and our Salesforce database
Collate and maintain customer information
Work with stakeholders to understand what insights are needed to support their business goals
Various duties that enhance the productivity and procedures of the company
Currently enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree program in Business Administration, Finance, Statistics, Economics or related discipline from a United States-based college or university or high school (must be over the age of 16)
Basic understanding of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, and Teams)
What You’ll Need to Deliver Your Best Every Day
Excellent time management skills and ability to flourish in a challenging, fast-paced, professional environment
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure
Committed to quality and attention to detail; ensure that work is complete, accurate and on time
Strong communication skills and ability to interact professionally with all levels of internal and external personnel in both written and verbal communications
What you Offer as a Stand-Out Candidate
Familiarity with business development in the defense contracting industry
Broad knowledge of project management and data analytics
Experience with Salesforce
Analytical and quantitative skills: working with and synthesizing big data into actionable insights
GDIT interns are paid and full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks with starting on June 6, 2022. Applicants should have a minimum of one semester remaining in their studies after their internship concludes. Take the first step and apply today!
Note: We receive a high volume of applications and review them on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Our goal is to follow up with you within two weeks of your application.
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
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