Lumen Intern - Business Analyst - Summer 2021 in BROOMFIELD, Colorado
Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.
Lumen’s internship program is a 10 week, fast-paced and exciting opportunity to gain professional experience within your field of study and career interest. Interns within the Strategic Planning and Transformation organization will be part of an accelerated learning experience, to challenge skills learned in the classroom and develop new skills while working on active Lumen work projects. Vendor Management Analyst interns will have the potential to manage high volume software renewals and improve the database of critical software contract/licensing terms. The internship will take place in Broomfield, CO from 6/1/2021 - 8/13/2021.
In addition, interns will connect to our company culture through community outreach projects, engaging with our employee resource groups and developing their professional skills and business acumen through exposure to senior leadership, cutting-edge technology, groundbreaking projects, and a network of mentors and fellow interns. Launch your career with Lumen and be a part of something amazing!
Verify roster of internal technical team representatives who will request software maintenance or subscription renewals
Kick-off the due diligence process for an assigned set of renewals (likely valued < $10k each) – request quotes, assess questionnaires for completeness
Recommend “keep / cancel” decisions, based upon VMO best practices
Create purchase requisitions for assigned renewals (in SAP/Ariba)
Assess completeness of current Vendor Management database; prioritize gaps
Research Lumen contract repositories for added contracts and order documents; store in central files
Partner with Vendor Management Office team members to implement a standard methodology for rating software agreement contract risks
Analyze executed documents for critical terms and conditions; input terms into database
Recommend approach to mitigate risks for upcoming transactions
Enrolled at a 4-year accredited college or university
Graduating between August 2021 – May 2023
In pursuit of bachelor’s or master’s in Management Information Systems or related business/IT degree program
Intern is responsible for their travel to/from work location
Must be available to work 30 – 40 hours, during the specified 10-week timeframe
US work authorization is required
Strong analytical abilities, including research, conceptual, quantitative skills
Effective communicator, including business writing and presentation skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel functions (e.g., IF, INDEX/MATCH, VLOOKUP, SUMIF, Pivot Tables) to manipulate data and perform computations
Proficiency in Microsoft Word (e.g., track changes) to document analysis, create job aids, and collaboratively edit content
Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint (e.g., tables and charts) to explain findings and propose recommendations
Experience with Microsoft Teams to interact with team members across locations and time zones
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Strong and positive interpersonal talents
Ability to interact with people from all disciplines (e.g., financial analysts, technical analysts, contract analysts, business users, corporate procurement) and to adapt interpersonal style to other cultures
Motivated self-starter who works independently and manages multiple priority initiatives simultaneously, while keeping a customer-oriented mind set
Requisition #: 233673
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