Contract Administration Intern
Washington, DC 
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Title Contract Administration Intern Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal Location Washington, D.C. Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt Description

Are you interested in working for a management consulting firm in Washington, D.C. that believes in, inspires, and outfits people to have meaningful lives and to make extraordinary contributions to causes that matter? Do you crave a work environment that is collaborative, energetic, and challenges the status quo? Then come join us! The Clearing has been recognized as one of DC's 'Best Places To Work' and one of the 'Most Engaged Workplaces.'

The Clearing's 10 week paid Internship Program is a great introduction to the world of management consulting. Interns are placed on client-facing teams and partnered with the firm's senior consultants and subject matter experts to learn and grow in the work, contributing to projects that are strategic priorities for our company. At the end of the program, you will provide a final communication product - written, verbal, and/or in a presentation - to tie together key findings from your time and work at The Clearing.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Contracts Intern will support the company in serving its expanding public and private sector client base. The Intern will provide assistance on a variety of contractual matters (U.S. Federal Government, state and local, non-profit, and commercial), research, writing and administrative tasks.

WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO

  1. Assist directly with routine research, gathering data, and disseminating information for and on behalf of the Contracts team

  2. Provide general administrative and operational support to the Contracts team, including support to drafting, revising and/or negotiating contract documents

  3. Organize and maintain contract files and assist with data collection and report generation

  4. Ensure compliance of contract file documentation

Position Requirements

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

  1. Pursuing a Bachelor's or Graduate degree from an accredited college or university. For those with undergraduate degrees, rising junior or rising senior candidates preferred.

  2. One (1) year of prior work experience in an office or professional environment required

  3. Willingness and ability to work 4-5 days a week (minimum of 32 hours a week) required

  4. Willingness and ability to travel to client sites in the surrounding DC and Baltimore metro areas; occasional travel (5%) outside of these regions could be expected

WHAT YOU'RE GOOD AT

  1. Strong time management and organizational skills to deliver results

  2. Excellent prioritization and multitasking skills

  3. Outstanding attention to detail

  4. Powerful verbal and written communication skills with the ability to easily communicate ideas and findings in clear, simple language

  5. Strong research and analysis skills

  6. Proficiency in computer skills and ability to use MS Office for document formatting, spreadsheet creation, chart/graph creation, and presentation creation

OUR VALUES

  • Make a Difference: We are out to change the world

  • Act with Purpose: We thoughtfully choose the behaviors and decisions in service of achieving the best possible outcomes

  • Foster Inclusiveness: We care about the entire system

  • Have Fun: We like to laugh, appreciate and enjoy our customers, our work, and each other.

  • Cultivate Growth: We focus on the continual growth of our community, our customers, ourselves, and our organization.

  • Honor the Human: We build our approaches and processes based on the needs, behaviors, and emotions of the people we work with and serve.

  • Operate with Integrity: We choose what's right over what's easy.

  • Deliver Excellence: We surpass expectations in getting things done.

To be considered for hire, all individuals applying for positions with The Clearing are subject to a background investigation. For positions requiring access to classified information, U.S. citizenship is required. Individuals will also be subject to an additional government background investigation, and continued employment eligibility is contingent upon the ability to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.


EOE Statement The Clearing is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. In addition to federal legal requirements, The Clearing complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. These protections extend to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring practices, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training and career development programs. About the Organization The Clearing is a management consulting firm that helps leaders identify underlying causes of organizational obstacles, resolve highly complex challenges, prioritize the fewest, most important initiatives to tackle regardless of conflicting needs and make informed decisions in the context of an agreed-upon mission, vision, and strategy.


We help create peak performance organizations through strategy, organizational development, leadership training, and change management. Our experienced consultants bring a powerful blend of analytic and creative skills from diverse fields, including change management, finance, engineering, communications, education, policy, design, and corporate leadership.



To be considered for hire, all individuals applying for positions with The Clearing are subject to a background investigation, conducted in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For positions requiring access to classified information, U.S. citizenship is required. Individuals will also be subject to an additional government background investigation, and continued employment eligibility is contingent upon the ability to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

This position is currently accepting applications.



It is the policy of The Clearing to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, reli­gion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, Veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other bas­is protected by law.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full or Part 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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