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Intern, Corporate Services in Ames, IA at REG

Date Posted: 10/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Ames, IA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    0 to 2 year(s)
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Job Description


The purpose of this internship is to be responsible to assist with the following REG functions as they relate to the Corporate Services department: facility management and security, vehicle fleet management, department process improvement, internal customer service, event coordination, administrative duties, vendor relations, invoice processing, budget preparation, and information technology project management. Increase business acumen throughout the internship to better understand how REG supply chain functions.  Assist with other Corporate Services activities as required. 


Key Accountabilities:


  • Assist in the services of two corporate office buildings located at 416 S. Bell Ave (+-60,000sq.ft.) and 215 Alexander Ave (+-12,000sq. ft.), and one residential property in Ames. Tasks will vary from administration to physical labor.
  • Maintain, track, and review other REG office lease documents in preparation for upcoming renewals.

Process Development

Analyze and understand processes used by corporate services and recommend, plan, and execute ways to improve one or multiple.
  • Processes in place concern the following areas: vehicle fleet management, shipping and receiving, office renovation,  supply and equipment procurement and storage, contract organization, office sustainability, and facility management

Internal Customer Service

  • Serve, interact with, and assist REG employees to solve problems in all areas concerning corporate services

Event Coordination

  • Coordinate the set-up and tear down of office events held in the auditorium to include but not limited to Training Events, Intern Workshops, Manager Meetings, SLT Meetings, and any other outside events hosted by REG


  • Organize, review, and make recommendations for the five corporate services budgets
  • Update and maintain the corporate services intranet website

Vendor Relations

  • Communicate with current vendors as well as new vendors in order to maintain and improve relationships and in order to leverage better prices and services

Information Technology

  • Maintain functionality and develop understanding of Video Teleconferences (VTC), printers and copiers, and security cameras and access badge readers.
  • Learn about the JDE and Perceptive Content accounting software in order to process invoices

Perform other duties as assigned


Education Required: 4 year bachelor’s degree – Facilities Management, Event Management, Business Administration or Management, Marketing or related degree

Experience Required:  0-2 years

Skills Required

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

JD Edwards

Project Management

Perceptive Content


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