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Intern, Corporate Services in Ames, IA at REG

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Ames, IA
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  • 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: facilities, process development, internal customer service, event coordination, administrative duties, vendor relations, and information technology. 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 Level 1, 2, and 3 Training, 30-Hour Safety Training, Intern Workshops, Manager Meetings, SLT Meetings, Company Meetings, Lunch and Learn Presentations, and any other outside events hosted by REG


  • Organize and review the four corporate services budgets from 2016 and the current budget for 2017 in order assist planning the 2018 budget
  • Update and maintain the corporate services document resources internal document sharing drive

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 Now accounting software.

Perform other duties as assigned


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

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