Strategy and Business Development Analyst Intern
Thales - Arlington, VA

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About Thales

Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace and Space, Defence, Security and Transportation markets. In 2010, the company generated revenues of 13.1 billion Euros with 68,000 employees in 50 countries. With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers as local partners.

About Thales USA’s Air Traffic Management (ATM) Unit Thales USA’s Air Traffic Management (ATM) Unit has been a major supplier of leading edge navigation and surveillance solutions for the Federal Administration Association and U.S. Department of Defense for more than 60 years. Our employees work with counterparts overseas to actively invest in new navigation, surveillance and automation products as well as the transfer of existing technology to the U.S.—developing local teams and expertise. Together, with its global sister operations, Thales ATM is helping to ensure the safe and efficient travel of family and friends around the world. For more information, visit and select United States under Select a Country Website. Main Job Function: The Strategy and Business Development Intern will report to the President of Aviation Solutions working on special short-term projects related to business growth and operational improvement activities aligned with demonstrated skills and experience. Primary Job Responsibilities:
- Contribute to business plan development through market research and analysis;

- Indentify and assess future markets, products and services which may be attractive to the business unit by developing potential strategy, roadmaps and financial models;

- Contribute to the evaluation and resolution of strategic issues within the business unit in conjunction with peers by performing analysis of financial, operational and organizational issues and working collaboratively to develop, assess and implementation solutions;

- Support business development activities in relation to strategic pursuits or new products/services;

- Support marketing activities, in particular marketing and communication strategy;

- Support merger and acquisition investigation and integration.

Essential Job Skills and Requirements:

Two or more of the following skills:

Business strategy formulation and implementation;

Market analysis, segmentation and planning;

Communication planning and implementation;

M&A transaction and integration experience;

Business process analysis and design;

Financial modeling and analysis;

Fluent English is mandatory;

Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills are required;

Proven ability to form relationships and exert influence is required;

Creative, innovative and exhibiting a strong entrepreneurial flair.

Education and Experience:

Bachelors Degree required; Masters Degree in process or completed required; MBA preferred with a Minimum of 2 years technical/business experience

Thales is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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