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Intern - Contracts Management

Company:  Ball Aerospace

Boulder, CO, US, 80301

Date:  Nov 21, 2020
Job Category:  Internship
Req. ID:  4500

Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.


We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Finance Strategic Support Unit delivers the expertise and business acumen to increase value across the enterprise by providing actionable information with recommendations and opportunities to drive sustainable business growth.


The Ball Aerospace Internship Program is a 10-week summer program that provides interns with practical experience working on relevant projects while working with designated mentors; access to state-of-the-art equipment; a competitive wage; relocation reimbursement; in-house training; group activities; possible future employment and the ability to participate in the Ball Aerospace Remote Sensing Team (BIRST) program to build and launch a rocket or high-altitude balloon.  At the conclusion of your internship, you will be required to prepare and deliver a formal presentation of your project work to your respective department.


Intern - Contracts Management


What You’ll Do: 


  • Work in a team environment assisting and consulting with full-time Contract management professionals to prepare and process contract closeout paperwork and create electronic contract records.
  • Perform analysis of contracts documents and modifications and prepare contract documents for signature and closeout activities.
  • Build upon university acquired knowledge to solve actual business and financial issues associated with contract closeout.
  • Utilize oral and written communication skills to communicate directly with program managers and contract administrators by drafting, editing and creating contract closeout documents.
  • Update, develop and maintain both hard and soft-copy file databases of contracts, and related documentation.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the contract database and paperless workflow.
  • Review Government and Prime Contract customers’ contracts and other business management documentation to ensure that internal databases match contract information in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley controls.
  • Perform administrative tasks: alphabetize and collate files; filing, copying, and scanning documents.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company.  Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


What You’ll Need:


  • Must have completed your sophomore or junior year and be enrolled in a degree program for the fall of 2021. We will also accept students enrolled in a post graduate program.
  • Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Progress toward a Business degree with an emphasis in Accounting/Finance.
  • Desired skills include:  
    • Strong Business Acumen.
    • Capability to work in a team environment.
    • Ability to follow direction and prioritize.
    • Excellent Math/analytical background.
    • Solid communication, i.e., oral/written.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
    • Use of Pivot tables, and desirable if employee has PowerPivot skills. 
    • Ability to sort through data, and provide analysis. 
    • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment.


Working Conditions:


  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. 
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


Relocation for this position is available.




Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Boulder
Nearest Secondary Market: Denver

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