• IS Program Office Summer Intern

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/18/2018 8:53 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3276
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.

     

    Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.

     

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   

     

    Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.

    Responsibilities

    Overview:

    The PMO is looking for a summer intern who is passionate about the profession of project management, and who is excited to work alongside supporting our project management team.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Shadow and assist project managers to learn the “ins and outs” of project management  
    • Assist with the coordination of team meetings and meeting minute taking
    • Actively contribute and listen during project team meetings
    • Assist on execution and tracking of projects as deemed necessary and appropriate
    • Assist with task tracking, milestone identification, and project schedule development
    • Assist with measuring, evaluating, identifying project risks and mitigations
    • Communicate clearly with written, verbal, and presentation skills
    • Assist in the development of project status meetings/updates and project documentation

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • Basic knowledge and understanding of project management, and PMI is a plus
    • Positive attitude and outlook
    • Ability to work well on a team and independently
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
    • Experienced user of MS Office toolset (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project is a plus).

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