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Kiewit, Market Research Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10398

Tue, June 30, 2015

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Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2013 revenues of more than $11.8 billion and employs more than 33,000 staff and craft employees. 

Our unique internship program provides the opportunity to spend a summer working and collaborating alongside seasoned Kiewit employees. With access to our talented leadership team, you’ll be exposed to the inner workings of our business development strategies. Complex projects and real world experiences will challenge you to use thought leadership, strategic analytic skills, and relationship building techniques. At Kiewit, your growth potential is limited only by your desire to succeed. 

Primary Responsibilities 

•Evaluate third-party vendors for relevancy and ability to improve information resources. 

•Read daily publications and stay up-to-date on OG&C industry news and targeted projects. 

•Publish weekly newsletters for specific markets (primarily offshore). 

•Attend conferences on selected topics to gain market insight. 

•Establish meetings with industry experts to discuss finer market points and how it relates to Kiewit. 

•Participate in business planning efforts, including capital expenditure forecasts, market trends and strategic plans for market entry. 

•Conduct in-depth research on projects, companies and potential points of contact in association with Business Line Managers & Business Development Managers. 

•Complete ad-hoc research requests, ranging from labor forecasting to project economics evaluation. 


•Currently working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Marketing, Business, Economics, Liberal Arts or related field 

•Excellent writing, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills; technical writing skills preferred 

•Energetic and outgoing personality with the ability and desire to work in a team environment 

•Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access) and database management 

•Demonstrated commitment to quality, meticulous attention to detail and consistency in work product 

•Ability to engage with senior technical and upper management to obtain necessary information 

•Familiarity with Tableau or other data visualization software 

Working Conditions 

•Fast-paced office environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; r 

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others to apply.

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