Intern at the National Center!

Intern at the National Center!

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) is looking for spring interns in our Mesa, AZ headquarters!. We want dynamic, passionate, and intelligent students pursuing an Associate or Bachelors degree to join the team and learn more about economic development in Indian Country!

Interns have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced professional environment where the economic development of Indian Country is our main drive and mission. Learn more about The National Center and open internships below. Internships will start in January 2022.

Required application materials:

    • Resume
    • Professional reference list with contact information.
    • Cover letter that explains your interest in working for NCAIED and the experience you have had that you think are most relevant to the position.

 

For more information regarding internships, please contact Erin Abrahamson via telephone at (480) 545-1298 or email (erin@ncaied.org). Internships are open until filled but review will begin on December 3, 2021. Internships are unpaid.

Executive Leadership Team Intern. Apply here!

  • Job Summary:
    • The Executive Leadership Team Intern, under the supervision of Vice President, plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the assigned programs. Responsible for counseling and follow up of new clients in the assigned geographic area, with active participation in strategic planning and in meeting the objectives necessary for the NCAIED mission and program goals. This role requires knowledge of the legislation, regulations and methods used in federal government contracting, business and industry practices, sources of supply, cost factors, requirements characteristics, as well as legislation and procurement programs specific to American Indians and other Native Americans.

 

  • Essentials Duties/Responsibilities
    • Support Executive Leadership Team efforts for the following awareness campaigns:
      • Reservation Economic Summit
      • Native Edge Institutes
      • Support various marketing efforts, including
        • Creating, editing, and distributing marketing materials
        • Developing social media engagement plans for NCAIED
        • Ensure website content is accurate, engaging, and up-to-date
      • Assist with coordination and promotion of volunteer projects
      • Other duties related to Executive Leadership Team efforts as assigned

 

  • Required Skills/Abilities:
    • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong reasoning and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong presentation skills.
    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
    • Ability to function well in a high-paced and sometimes stressful environment.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks in a dynamic, fast paced work environment.
    • Proficiency in computer and business software applications, including MS Office.
    • Must be willing to travel regionally and nationally to meet mission requirements.

 

  • Education and Experience:
    • Pursuing an Associate or Bachelors Degree in related field

 

  • Language Skills:
    • Must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures and government regulations. Communication is a large part of this role, there applicant must be able to write internal and external reports, structure pitch presentations, and maintain daily business correspondence. Working knowledge of the Microsoft Suit is necessary.

 

  • Physical Requirements:
    • Work performed primarily in an office environment.
    • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

 

  • The Following Are Required and Must be Emailed:
    • Resume
    • Professional reference list with contact information.
    • Cover letter that explains your interest in working for NCAIED and the experience you have had that you think are most relevant to the position.

 

Data Analyst Intern. Apply here!

  • Job Summary:
    • The Data Analyst Intern, under the supervision of Vice President, plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the assigned programs. Responsible for counseling and follow up of new clients in the assigned geographic area, with active participation in strategic planning and in meeting the objectives necessary for the NCAIED mission and program goals. This role requires knowledge of the legislation, regulations and methods used in federal government contracting, business and industry practices, sources of supply, cost factors, requirements characteristics, as well as legislation and procurement programs specific to American Indians and other Native Americans.

 

  • Essentials Duties/Responsibilities
    • Understand how to make data visually appealing and simple to both navigate and comprehend for end-users
    • Aggregate data from various sources to construct streamlined data pipelines and integrate data from multiple PayPal systems
    • Identify key metrics and build exec-facing dashboards to track progress of the business and its highest priority initiatives
    • Identify key business levers, establish cause & effect, perform analyses, and communicate key findings to various stakeholders to facilitate data driven decision-making
    • Work closely across the matrix with teams like Finance, Marketing, Product, Engineering(Export) and senior executives
    • Lead and participate in special projects/initiatives: innovate and implement large-scale quality improvements to processes and/or systems by conducting data analysis and making recommendations, troubleshooting technical issues, and refining processes around customer support

 

  • Required Skills/Abilities:
    • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong reasoning and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong presentation skills.
    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
    • Ability to function well in a high-paced and sometimes stressful environment.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks in a dynamic, fast paced work environment.
    • Proficiency in computer and business software applications, including MS Office.
    • Must be willing to travel regionally and nationally to meet mission requirements.
  • Education and Experience:
    • Pursuing an Associate or Bachelors Degree in related field

 

  • Language Skills:
    • Must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures and government regulations. Communication is a large part of this role, there applicant must be able to write internal and external reports, structure pitch presentations, and maintain daily business correspondence. Working knowledge of the Microsoft Suit is necessary.

 

  • Physical Requirements:
    • Work performed primarily in an office environment.
    • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

 

  • The Following Are Required and Must be Emailed:
    • Resume
    • Professional reference list with contact information.
    • Cover letter that explains your interest in working for NCAIED and the experience you have had that you think are most relevant to the position.

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