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Spring 2025 Corporate Strategy Intern - Graduate

BLUE ORIGIN

BLUE ORIGIN

Reston, VA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Internship: Graduate Corporate Strategy

We are a mission-driven team of collaborators, doers and problem-solvers relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin’s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

Interns will work closely on projects with our business units. This internship will last 15 weeks.

Strategy & Market Research:

As part of our small, passionate team, you will utilize your skills in market research, data analysis and strategic thinking to help us shape our company and program strategic objectives. Example responsibilities may include the following: gathering and synthesizing market research to inform strategy decisions; mapping and understanding industry landscape and competitive dynamics; collaborating with departments to ensure alignment on and execution of strategic recommendations.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Shape our company and program strategic objectives.

  • Map and understand industry landscape and competitive dynamics.

  • Gather and synthesize market research to inform strategy decisions.

  • Develop and deliver content for strategic reviews with leadership.

  • Build and maintain tools, analyses, and reports to highlight internal metrics and key market information.

  • Develop business cases to advise on investment decisions.

  • Assess program economics, model financial outlook, and track key performance indicators.

  • Collaborate with all departments to ensure alignment on and execution of strategic recommendations.

  • Partner with business units on inorganic growth opportunities with financial analysis, due diligence, deal structuring, and valuation.

  • Support long term financial and strategic planning process.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and have at least one semester or quarter of school remaining after the internship.

  • Strong quantitative skill set and attention to detail.

  • Strong ability to structure and apply analytical frameworks to solve problems.

  • Aptitude for teamwork with shown potential for leadership.

  • Strong written communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Available to work full time for the duration of your internship while not concurrently enrolled in coursework.

Desired:

  • Pursuing an advanced degree in business, finance, economics, engineering, or other highly analytical field.

  • Demonstrated leadership in a professional setting to deliver results that have a positive material impact.

  • Understanding of the private space industry.

  • Flexibility and adaptability.

  • Ability to work as a member of a team.

When you apply, be sure to include your internship, co-curricular and research experience in your resume. Please also include the relevant tools, programming languages, or processes you have utilized in these settings. If you haven’t yet used a tool in a professional setting, please include relevant coursework that demonstrates your preparation for these roles.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

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Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin’s Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.

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