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NANA Shareholder Paid College Internship- Procurement (NANA Shareholders Only)

Manufacturing and Production



Herndon, Virginia, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima is not just another global enterprise and federal contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At Akima, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , Akima provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , Akima delivers agile solutions in the core areas of facilities, maintenance, and repair; information technology; logistics; protective services; systems engineering; mission support; furniture, fixtures & equipment (FF&E); and construction.

As an Akima employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

The Procurement Intern will be responsible for assisting the Procurement Team in meeting both departmental and corporate objectives. The individual will have the opportunity to become an instrumental part of the daily purchasing of goods and services, including but not limited to, reporting, analytics, purchase order creation and maintenance, and sourcing. MS Office Suite, SharePoint, and Deltek Costpoint will be utilized on a daily basis. The Procurement intern will interface with many levels of management in multiple departments and across Akima and its family of companies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists Procurement Team on a daily basis.
  • Assists in the development of process and procedure documents.
  • Creates and issues requests for quotes and purchase orders.
  • Develops and negotiates various types of vendor and Subcontractor Agreements.
  • Develops award files to meet with company and Government policies and regulations.
  • Assesses risks and initiates actions to mitigate risks at all phases of subcontract formation, performance and close-out.
  • Monitors subcontractor performance and initiates corrective action if performance falters; executes contract modifications in response to changing requirements; and performs close-out activities.
  • Performs data collection, maintenance of the procurement files, and reporting.
  • Attends meetings and trainings as appropriate.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Basic to Intermediate knowledge of the MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to ensure accurate and timely completion of tasks.
  • Desire to learn about purchasing in a federal environment.
  • Must be a NANA Shareholder and own stock in “NANA Regional Corporation, Inc.”

Pay and Benefits:

  • Compensation: depending on class level or experience.
  • Roundtrip Airfare Provided.
  • Housing.
  • Food allowance

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Contracts, Pricing & Procurement

Travel: None

Organization: Akima

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3516