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Deadline: Application process starts late August 2016
Period: 12 weeks
Location: various sites, The United States

Summer 2017 Internships at Boeing:
Build something better

In Boeing Business Intern Program, you can be part of a team that is helping shape the future of aerospace. Throughout the 12-week program, you’ll work on innovative projects with a global reach in areas like Finance, Supplier Management, Business Operations and Human Resources.

The interns are active team members who help guide critical business decisions—from using your analytical skills to drive profitable growth, to participating in contract negotiations and helping to manage projects.

The Boeing intern experience also goes beyond your assigned job with site tours, community involvement, networking events and seminars to further your development. Additionally, you’ll be assigned a mentor who will help you grow and explore a variety of career areas along the way.

Internships at Boeing: How to Apply

The Boeing Business Intern Program is an opportunity for students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program, consolidated bachelor’s/master’s degree program, or master’s degree program. You must be available to work full-time for a minimum of 10 weeks (12 weeks preferred) and must apply online during the fall semester prior to the start of the summer internship program. 

The application process for Summer 2017 internships will start in late August 2016.

Internships at Boeing: Finance

Put your analytical skills to work on assignments that shape the future of Boeing’s business. You’ll be an active team member who helps guide critical business decisions and drives financial growth on a global scale. We have many finance opportunities for students majoring in finance, accounting, mathematics, industrial engineering and more. Join us and build something better for yourself, for Boeing’s customers and for the world.

The positions and responsibilities:

  • Accounting:
    Prepare & review accounting transactions, perform account reconciliations, and prepare financial reports
    Maintain accounting systems, tools & internal controls
  • Contracts:
    Evaluate customer requirements to develop proposals
    Evaluate contract terms & conditions
    Contract negotiations with customers
  • Cost/Schedule Analyst:
    Develop & maintain project cost & schedule baselines
    Analyze impact of cost & schedule change requests
    Assist in management of team performance by analysis, reporting, and ensuring compliance with cost & schedule
  • Estimating & Pricing
    Develop cost estimates & business case proposals
    Perform economic & quantitative analysis: internal rate of return (IRR), return on investment (ROI), technology & trade studies, break-even analysis, risk analysis, sensitivity analysis
  • Financial Operations
    Manage budgets & schedules; track performance
    Recommend cost reduction alternatives / strategies
    Support forecasting/planning process
  • Financial Planning
    Prepare monthly & quarterly financial data reports
    Analyze performance against financial plans
    Support forecasting/planning process
  • Procurement Financial Analysis
    Conduct cost/price analysis for use in negotiations with suppliers
    Conduct quantitative analysis to support supplier contracting activities

Internships at Boeing: Supply Chain Management

In Supplier Management, you’ll play a role in the future of aerospace. With more than 60 percent of the cost of their products coming from more than 26,000 suppliers around the world, Boeing’s Supplier Management internships range from participating in contract negotiations to managing logistics. You may also have the opportunity to contribute to the management, integration, and improvement of their supply chain.

The positions and responsibilities:

  • Procurement Agent:
    Develop supply chain strategies
    Negotiate & execute supplier contracts
    Manage supplier performance & collaborative relationships
    Assess supplier capability & capacity
    Identify & mitigate supply chain risks
  • Procurement Analyst:
    Develop, analyze & deploy supply chain metrics
    Provide supplier contracting management & documentation support
    Distribute & manage supplier & Boeing technical data
  • Supply Chain Analyst: 
    Forecast, manage & optimize inventory
    Order & schedule parts, products, services & data
    Receive, store, ship & distribute inventory
  • Supply Chain Logistics:
    Manage the Boeing global transportation & logistics infrastructure
    Maintain & manage collaborative relationships with transportation regulatory agencies, organizations & service providers
  • Supplier Quality:
    Conduct supplier process & product compliance assessments
    Educate & coach suppliers & internal organizations on Quality system, regulatory compliance & company quality initiatives

Internships at Boeing: Business Operations

Boeing can offer you business challenges on a scale that few companies can match. Business Operations is a perfect fit for students with strengths in managing projects, integrating schedules, leading change and applying Lean principles. Learn more about these opportunities where operations management and industrial engineering majors thrive and help shape an entire industry.

The positions and responsibilities:

  • Business Operations Specialist:
    Project & program management
    Manage the integration & implementation of new or revised programs, plans, strategies or processes
  • Staff Analyst:
    Perform a variety of business support services (process documentation, meeting management, communications, etc.)
  • Project Management:
    Define project scope, develop project management deliverables; manage project & monitor performance from conception to closeout
  • Lean Practitioner:
    Help organizations apply Lean principles, solve problems, implement process improvements, and integrate business and/or technical strategies
  • Quality:
    Ensure product quality meets engineering requirements
    Provide analytical and technical support to Mfg & Quality
    Develop new methods and approaches for quality improvement
  • Operations Analyst:
    Apply process management & process improvement techniques to resolve production concerns
    Develop innovative solutions to manufacturing problems
  • Methods Analyst:
    Develop, implement & maintain complex operating plans & performance metrics supporting operational productivity
    Support action plans to maximize efficiency & reduce waste
    Must be willing to work in a manufacturing environment
  • Management & Construction:
    Conduct data analysis for facilities & site operations
    Construction-related project management
    Strategic planning, real estate & business case analysis

Internships at Boeing: Human Resources

Supporting more than 165,000 employees worldwide, Human Resources is fueling Boeing’s second century of success. Join theBoeing team and be a part of how Boeing HR applies industry-leading strategies, programs, and technology to drive business results throughout the enterprise. Career areas include HR generalist, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and more.

The positions and responsibilities:

  • HR Generalist:
    Implement HR programs, policies, practices & processes
    Partner with the business to ensure understanding of business needs & create strategic direction of HR products & services
  • Employee Relations:
    Develop, administer & provide consultation on collective bargaining, grievance resolution & employee engagement Labor & Employee Relations, Human Resources, Business Seattle Area, St. Louis Global Diversity & Inclusion
    Performs activities to support Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Enterprise HR Investigations (EHRI), Affirmative Action (AA), and Cultural Diversity Human Resources
  • Leadership Talent Management / Organization Effectiveness:
    Design & implement enterprise talent management, succession planning, performance management processes & leadership effectiveness
  • Learning, Training & Development:
    Design, develop & manage curriculum, course content & instructional materials
  • Strategic Workforce Planning:
    Interface with customers & suppliers to deploy Workforce products & services to support customer requirements
  • Compensation & Benefits:
    Develop, implement, maintain & administer compensation & benefits programs, policies, procedures & practices
  • Enterprise Services (Global Staffing):
    Review job opening requests, represent Boeing at various recruitment events, use numerous sourcing activities to identify and down-select candidates

Internships at Boeing are paid and provide a competitive compensation package, including relocation benefits for those who qualify, health care benefits, vacation and sick leave, and the opportunity to invest in the company’s 401(k) savings plan.

Throughout your internship, you and your manager will discuss your performance. Upon completion of the program, your manager will complete a performance evaluation. High-performing interns are encouraged to apply for an additional internship or a full-time position consistent with both their career interests and the needs of Boeing.

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