• 2018 Summer Intern, Communication Coordinator

    Job Locations US-VA-Lorton
    Job ID
    General Admin Support
  • Overview

    The Buchanan & Edwards Summer Internship Program hires qualified students for a 10-12 week paid internship, where you will learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that will result in future opportunities. As an intern at BE you’ll also gain something even more valuable: an understanding for the value of teamwork and collaboration and pride in your contributions to high-visibility projects.


    Our casual and flexible environment encourages creativity and collaboration, so you’ll have the opportunity to initiate and contribute to challenging projects while pursuing your interests and developing, both professionally and personally.  Bring us your passion, curiosity, and fresh ideas, and be a part of technology innovation at its best! 


    BE is looking for a skilled and dedicated Communications Coordinator Intern


    Efforts will result in working proof-of-concepts demonstrated at various checkpoints as well as an end-of-summer showcase. This intern work at BE will give you solid resume-building experience.


    Interim Secret


    Duties of a Communications & Technical Support Team Intern

    • Facilitate meetings to perform user research and gather feedback from the customer on the current state and future development of web application projects.
    • Research & work closely with application engineers, architects, developers, and customers to identify requirements and user stories for new application features
    • Facilitate meetings, interview subject matter experts, and perform information gathering to document and maintain agile sprint artifacts during the software development life cycle (SDLC)
    • Review documentation and communication for clarity of software application functionality for deployment to end users
    • Work with project teams to draft and submit project milestone Control Board documentation packages required for approval by internal DOS stakeholders 
    • Prepare written content and diagrams, to articulate complex COTS and GOTS information systems in clear and concise language without a loss of detailed meaning for varying audience types.


    • Strong writing and communication skillsGood customer service and troubleshooting skills
    • Strong data analysis skills
    • Organizational change management skills
    • Eager to learn new information
    • Good Interpersonal skills


    Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible and indicate their dates of availability, based on their academic year and any other commitments. 



    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


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