• FMS Graduate Associate

    SercoWashington, DC 20080

    Job #1078956271

  • Position Description

    This is a temporary position within Serco-NA. Serco is looking for college students to work as Associates with our International Programs Support Team, Team Submarine supporting the Foreign Military Sales Undersea Weapons Program Office at the Naval Sea Systems Command. The intern will support our Foreign Military Sales support team by assisting in financial and program management tasks.

    This internship is an excellent opportunity to obtain a basic understanding of how United States Security Assistance works with our Allies, the principles of military assistance as it relates to US diplomatic policies, and relationships between DoD, DoN, US Department of State, and the US Congress and will prepare a college student for entry into the workforce by providing emphasis on training and gathering experience in the security cooperative programs and international relations.

    Duties will vary and may include:

    • Research projects relating to Foreign Military Sales.

    • Perform professional administrative work of an introductory nature gradually increasing in level of difficulty and responsibility.

    • Perform basic office tasks such as filing, photocopying, faxing and answering phones.

    • Assist in arranging meetings, conferences, and project team activities.

    • Update relevant data using database applications.

    • Prepare routine reports and create various documents and electronic information with direction.

    • Create graphs and charts for various projects using spreadsheet and graphics software with direction.

    • Assist in answering questions and refer inquiry to appropriate person.

    • Support staff in assigned project based work and manage minor administrative projects.

    • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


    • Must be a rising Junior or Senior in an accredited U.S. university or college, preferably majoring in International Relations or Policy or finance.

    • Must have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications a must, including complex Excel worksheets, PowerPoint presentations and Word documents.

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

    • The ability to obtain a secret clearance is a must.

    • Good writing, communication and listening skills.

    • Good critical thinking and problem solving skills.

    • Must be diligent, hardworking and a fast learner.

    • Desires to gain professional experience and is eager to learn.

    • All applicants must be able to work not less than 30 hours per week.

    Company Overview

    Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

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    ID 33875

    Recruiting Location RL_DC51 - New Jersey Ave

    Work Location US-DC-Washington

    Category Navy

    Position Type Part-Time

    Security Clearance None