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GeoCent | Metairie, LA
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Job Description


Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Technology field! Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.

Internship Overview

Geocent is seeking a Summer Operations Intern to work at our location in Metairie, Louisiana. As an intern at Geocent, you'll gain hands-on experience, learn from experts, and collaborate with teams that do truly amazing things.

Over the course of our 10-12 week internship experience you will have the opportunity to:

* Work directly with a mentor in your field of study while finding solutions to real world problems
* Experience how our team solves the world's biggest problems through working on world-changing missions.
* Interact directly with our company leaders to discuss strategy and the future of Geocent
* Build a lasting professional network through social events and engaging activities
* Gain the skills and knowledge to become a future leader in the government contracting

Join us as we build the future in the government sector! The intern will be assigned to work directly with staff in Operations, Human Resources and Marketing departments on a dynamic wide-range of projects delivering measurable results. Project participation will be a combination of independent work and with a team. Candidate will report to supervisor with status reports on working projects.


Job Responsibilities

Provide operations, administrative and marketing support to help with a fast-growing and progressive team to help with the growth of Geocent's success. The incumbent will assist on various projects throughout the organization, focused on the supporting projects to a go-live date, and assist in the strategic success of the operations and marketing team to help with Geocent's overall mission of providing the best solutions and services within the government sector.


Minimum Qualifications

* A basic understanding of business operations
* An interest in marketing and design
* Strong computer skills preferably with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required
* Must be capable of multi-tasking while keeping attention to detail
* Strong analytical skills
* Demonstrated ability to work on teams
* Demonstrated ability to complete projects on schedule following established procedures
* Ability to foster and maintain solid professional relationships internally and externally
* Excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to work with general supervision and follow established procedures
* Previous experience working in a professional office environment.
* Ability to lift up to 50lbs and stand for extended period of time.
* Availability to complete summer internship program beginning in May 2019 and ending in August 2019.

Preferred Qualifications

* Demonstration of flexibility, initiative, resourcefulness, collaboration, organizational and critical thinking skills.
* Ability to work on tasks unsupervised and multi-task.
* Detail oriented, highly motivated team player.
* 3.0 GPA preferred

Education Requirements:

* Must be actively pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Operations, Business Management, Marketing or a related field.
* Currently enrolled in a college or university pursuing a degree:
* Junior Technical Intern - must have completed 60 hours of college
* Senior Technical Intern - must have completed 90 hours of college
* Post Grad Technical Intern - must have completed 90 hours of college

EEO Statement

Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


About GeoCent

GEO-CENTERS is a premier provider of Weapons of Mass Destruction(WMD) homeland security preparedness services and products. For over 25 years, GEO-CENTERS and its subsidiaries have supported the warfighter, the civilian population and the environment. GEO-CENTERS plays a significant role in providing homeland security assistance to local, state, federal and private entities. Products and services include: