Strategy Intern
Washington, DC 
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    Strategy Intern
    ID2019-2246
    # of Openings1
    Overview

    Summer Strategy Internship Program

    USAC administers the $10 billion Universal Service Fund, which the FCC created to address serious gaps in needed coverage.

    We deliver funds through four programs (E-rate, Lifeline, Rural Healthcare and High Cost), to people and places who need it most – rural, hard-to-reach communities, low income households and schools and libraries who need access to facilitate learning. We are passionate about our universal service mission, and we are in the midst of transforming our organization to better support its realization.

    If you are looking to do some rewarding work towards a great cause and add value along the way – USAC is the place for you!

    We are looking for a MBA degree-seeking individual to join our organization as a Strategy Intern starting June 3rd, 2019. (32 hours per week)

    If you are interested in working in a creative and fast-paced environment, our USAC MBA Summer Internship program may be of interest to you. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, enjoys collaborating with teammates, yet able to work independently to get the job done. The MBA intern will be part of USAC’s Strategy & Risk Management team within the Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO).

    Responsibilities

    Your Role

    • Conduct strategic problem solving, data and risk analysis, and project management activities supporting USAC’s Corporate initiatives
    • Collaborate effectively with program and business unit stakeholders at multiple levels across the organization
    • Analysis of business processes to identify opportunities for improvement and efficiencies
    • Lead, manage, and execute an end-to-end strategic enterprise business project
    • Present findings to leadership audiences across divisions
    • Refine and improve enterprise risk management initiatives
    • Support Strategy & Risk Management team with other ad-hoc deliverables, such as document reviews, presentation prep materials, template development, etc.

    About You

    • Ability to actively collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team as well as work independently as appropriate
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with a general understanding of data analysis techniques
    • A motivated self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced environment
    • Interest in business strategy, enterprise risk management, project management in an effort to furthering organizational strategic goals, including but not limited to business process improvements
    • Experience with leading, co-leading, or serving as a key contributor for one or more strategic projects
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking, and quantitative abilities with excellent written and verbal communications
    • Require limited oversight on work requests and create high-quality deliverables
    • Flexibility and willingness to navigate a constantly changing landscape
    • You are agile at working across other departments
    • Currently seeking your MBA from an accredited college

    About USAC

    About Us

    The Universal Service Administrative Company is dedicated to achieving universal service. This important principle suggests that all Americans deserve accessible, affordable and pervasive telephone and high-speed broadband connectivity. Our non-profit company is in the midst of a dramatic transformation to ensure that we are configured to achieve this goal.

    USAC employees are passionate about our mission. Our work contributes to the success of all Americans. We’ve worked together to build a culture that is collaborative, ambitious, outcome-oriented, and feedback-focused.

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    USAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Position Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Period of Employment
    Open
    Type of Compensation
    Paid
    College Credits Earned
    No
    Tuition Assistance
    No
    Required Student Status
    Open
    Preferred Majors
    Other
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