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Intern, Project Management

Company: Iridium Satellite LLC
Location: Chandler
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview

Iridium is an award-winning and innovative satellite communications company with bragging rights to the only network that offers voice and data connectivity anywhere in the world. For over 20 years, Iridium's unique network and services have supported critical communications needs for individuals, businesses, and the evolving Internet of Things.

At Iridium, we understand the importance of staying connected and the limitations of traditional communications networks. People across the globe, including first responders, humanitarians, global militaries, scientific researchers, and lone workers, as well as ships, aircraft and remote operations all rely on Iridium to stay connected. We take our responsibility for providing these essential communications very seriously and pride ourselves on offering a reliable lifeline when needed. Likewise, Iridium is committed to providing an exciting and innovative workplace, where employees are challenged to think outside the box and collaborate on new, bold ideas and solutions. Our talented teams are passionate about their work and the impact our company makes around the world. Iridium fosters an empowering and inclusive culture that allows employees to genuinely be their best selves. We are looking for others who want to join this truly unique company that celebrates our employees and provides the opportunity to truly make a difference in the world.

Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities

The Iridium Internship Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the Iridium teams shaping the future of satellite communications. As an Intern, you'll begin making an impact on real projects from day one! Come prepared to grow, develop, and learn alongside a team and the leaders of our company. The Iridium Internship program is a 12-week program that runs from May 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. During the program, interns will have the opportunity to provide valuable support to an Iridium department on a project or important work assignment. Interns will also be provided an opportunity to engage with senior leadership and fellow interns via regular engagement activities. Interns will participate in an end of internship presentation, where we ask them to reflect on their summer internships and present a summary of what they have learned and accomplished.

What We're Looking For:

The Iridium Project Management team is seeking a bright intern to learn technical project management skills in a complex satellite telecommunications environment. As a member of the team you will learn engineering development methodologies as well as how to use estimate and scope techniques for complex projects.

What You'll Do:

* Research project historical data
* Develop standards for scoping, scheduling and estimating projects
* Make recommendations for accuracy improvements of forecasting and estimating

Skills You'll Obtain:

* Real-world experience in chosen field of interest and related topics through multiple hands-on projects
* Critical thinking and analytical skills
* Financial and scheduling data analysis
* Correlation between complexity, methodology and project outcomes

What You'll Need to Succeed:

* Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Attention to detail and accuracy

Experience & Education Requirements / EEO

Things You Must Bring to the Table:

* Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
* Must be currently enrolled in a bachelors or graduate degree program at an accredited academic institution.
* Must be a US Citizen
* Must be eligible to work in person

Iridium requires all employees/new hires, including Interns, to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work. Iridium is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation where it can do so absent undue hardship, consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.

Keywords: Iridium Satellite LLC, Chandler , Intern, Project Management, Executive , Chandler, Arizona

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