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Business Development Operations Intern

Job ID: 2114233
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2021
Category: Student
Subcategory: Intern
Schedule: Part-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


Join an exciting and inclusive work environment where your work matters and we put the customer at the center of all we do.  SAIC is offering an internship for college students committed to a major in business or related fields to work in business development/business analytics. You will be supporting Business Process & Analysis for the Business Development Operations team working in areas related to business analytics and forecasting, proposal preparation, and competitive intelligence. This internship will provide both formal and experiential learning with coaching, mentoring and feedback that will prepare you for an entry level business development or business analytics position.

What is in it for you?

  • Mentorship from corporate professionals who do business analytics, competitive intelligence research, and proposal preparation every day
  • Training through a structured learning curriculum which includes formal Business Development professionalization and skills development
  • Coaching and professional development feedback intended to enhance your skills and likelihood of success in a competitive corporate environment
  • Rotational assignments designed to expose you to the fundamentals of business development in the federal contracting community
  • Exposure to leader talent at all levels and business mentorship

Business Development Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Research market landscape for Government services sales initiatives - including assisting the contract pursuit teams with monitoring, tracking and analyzing market trends, opportunities, and competitors
  • Perform analysis on the sector’s pipeline of sales opportunities under the supervision of a business analytics specialist: develop award forecasts, submit projections
  • Assist in tracking business development spending versus budget
  • Collaborate with senior SAIC sales leadership, solutions architects, program managers, proposal managers, and others to win new business
  • Ensure CRM sales data remains accurate for reporting to leadership
  • Assist in generating Procurement Action Requests and Purchase Requisitions


Required Qualifications

  • High school graduate and two years of college education completed with major in business or related field
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Strong interpersonal; communication skills; and superior writing skills
  • U.S. Citizen


  • Proficiency in advanced features of Microsoft Excel i.e. pivot tables, formulas
  • Familiarity / programming experience in PowerBI, data science
  • Familiarity with basic statistical methods

Postion offers ability to work remotely; preference for candidates to be located in Eastern Time Zone.

Flexible, scheduled hours working approximately 15-20 hours per week

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: Up to $25,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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