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Office of Innovation

Two volunteer interns are needed in the Office of Innovation, located in College Park, MD to work approximately 8-12 hours per week.

Responsibilities: Tasks the selected candidate will be expected to perform may include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Business Analysis: Assisting the team (and assigned mentor) with analyzing the performance of various aspects of the business. This includes the evaluation and assessment of various processes and initiatives.

  • Reporting: Assisting with the tracking and reporting of the various performance metrics and/or projects for the team. This may include assisting with the creation and development of metrics and new reports based on ever-changing business needs and/or new technology.

  • Research/Special Projects: Assisting the team and assigned mentor with various projects and initiatives by conducting research, analysis or other work.

  • Process Improvement: Working with various internal areas (e.g., Sales, Programming, and Operations/Delivery teams, etc.) to ensure: adherence to workflow processes, the completeness and accuracy of information, and the timely reporting of information and other deliverables. 

Required Skills/Abilities: Candidates for this internship opportunity must possess excellent analytical abilities, strong organizational skills and a high level of initiative. Must be very detail-oriented, perform well both in teams and independently, and have the ability to work with (and not disclose) confidential information. Prior finance experience, or college-level business, accounting, economics or finance course(s), is preferred but not required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Junior or senior pursuing a degree in Business, Mathematics, Education, Organizational Behavior, Instructional Design or similar 
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Technical writing skills 
  • Expertise with research and compiling/analyzing data in usable formats 
  • Computer savvy with demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines 
  • Creative, motivated self-starter 

All internship applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Applicants must also be currently enrolled and in good standing in an accredited college or university. A security clearance is required. In order to obtain a security clearance, all selected candidates must pass a background check.

Applications: Only email applications will be considered. Please email documents to the attention of David Katz at david.katz@nara.gov.

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