NRECA Careers

Contracts and Sourcing Intern

Arlington, VA
Accounting / Finance / Insurance

Job Description

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), with offices in Arlington, VA and Lincoln, NE is the trade association for over 900 consumer-owned electric cooperatives serving more than 42 million people. NRECA is committed to harnessing the strength of America’s electric cooperatives into a single powerful voice. NRECA has won the following awards over the past few years:

  • Top Workplace by the Washington Post 
  • 100 Best Places to Work - ComputerWorld Magazine
  • 50 Best Places to Work - The Washingtonian
  • CARE Award Recipient - Recognizing organizations that promote a positive work-life balance
  • 50 Greatest places to Work - AARP
  • Best Place to Work Award Recipient - Lincoln, NE
  • Gold Well Workplace - Wellness Councils of America
  • State of NE Governor's Wellness Award - Grower Level

At NRECA, we work with people who are leaders in their fields. They are down-to-earth, hardworking professionals committed to helping our members serve their communities. Our work is interesting, constantly evolving, and requires new skills to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic industry. In this collegial, inclusive work environment, united around the compelling purpose and history of electric cooperatives, we thrive. And topping it off, NRECA cares about each person’s overall well-being, encouraging health, financial security, and a sustainable work/life balance. EEO/AA- M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status/Genetic Data


Contracts and Sourcing Intern

Note: This is an intern position. You must be a rising college junior or senior with a 3.0 GPA.

The intern will learn about the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement process from cradle to grave; assist with converting data into the new contract management system; assist with developing spend analytics;  and assist with the National Discount Program.

Purpose and Mission

The SS&P intern will assist with the following projects:

1) ContractWorks Contract Management System
a) Implement conversion of documents in CMS to ContractWorks
i) Rename files
ii) Ensure parent-child relationships
iii) Verify/update data
iv) File uploads

b) Assist with current contract documents, as determined

2) RFP Repository
a) RFP folders (physical/electronic)
b) NDA tracking

3) National Discount Program
a) Update webpage content
b) Contact Suppliers for contact updates
c) Data analysis

4) Additional tasks and assignments as deemed appropriate.

Requirements and Qualifications

Supply Chain Management or Business Administration degree program

Applicants should be a rising junior or senior Supply Chain Management or Business Administration and be proficient with using Microsoft Office applications. Attentions to detail, the ability to multi-task and excellent communication skills are essential to this position.  Additionally, the intern needs to have strong analytical skills and a can do attitude. 

This is an intern position.
3.0 or above GPA required and Must be a rising junior or senior
Dates: May 14th through August 3rd
Wages: $18.50 per hour