Contracts Summer Intern - NH or Manassas VA


Job Description
Position Title : Contracts Summer Internship Program

Do you want to work for a company that was rated by Forbes magazine as one of "America's Best Large Employers of 2021" as well as one of America's best employers for new grads?

The Contracts Summer Internship Program is a 10-week program that offers participants a unique and exciting opportunity to gain real-world experience within a global defense contractor. Interns will experience challenging work assignments as well as comprehensive training and mentoring opportunities. Each selected intern will have the ability to interact with senior/executive level leadership through networking events, one-on-one meetings, and the end of term group project. At the end of the summer, interns will be given the opportunity to interview for BAE Systems' coveted Contracts Leadership Development Program in a full-time permanent role or other entry level positions. CLDP fast tracks recent college graduates within the Contracts organization.

Contracts Interns will participate in a six-week group project consisting of:
  • ​​​​​​​Presentation training
  • Simulated proposal process
  • Simulated customer negotiations
  • Request for proposal approval and final presentation to senior management

As a Contracts Intern you will support senior contracts administrators in:
  • Proposal preparation, contract negotiations, fact finding, contract analysis and administration, and Government audit activities
  • Assisting with the execution of contracts and working with contract customers, which include the U.S. Government, Commercial and or International Customers, and Prime U.S. Government Contractors
  • Conducting contract closeout by working with other program functions to ensure all steps in the closeout process are complete
  • Reviewing contract modifications and administering contract change notices and special sales orders in Oracle
  • Formulation of customer communications via email and/or formal letters
  • Scheduling and reporting of deliveries
  • Preparing and executing Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Associate Contractor Agreements (ACAs), Export Licensing Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs), and Memorandums of Agreements (MOAs)
  • Weekly, monthly, or quarterly reports, as required by the Business Area
  • Compiling and maintaining contractual records and documents in accordance with contract requirements and company policies


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • College Junior with a Business Administration or Liberal Arts major (Graduating in Dec. 2022 thru May 2023)
  • Long-term interest in a career in business with a concentration in Contracts
  • Ability to work for at least ten consecutive weeks during the summer
  • Strong work ethic and interpersonal skills
  • Required Start Date: June 6, 2022


About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.