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Phoenix, Arizona
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Intern - Operations Program Management
Phoenix AZ
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Become a personal contributor in our mission to connect the world. ViaSat Operations Program Management Interns innovate in an environment that encourages collaboration while challenging the status quo. Join the industry leader in satellite communication and technology and take control of your professional pathway.
Our culture empowers us to do the right thing and explore technology that will benefit people across the globe. It is uniquely ViaSat and intentionally not like any other company.
This is your opportunity to work hands-on throughout the summer and see your projects put into production! You will gain great exposure to content experts along the way who are easily accessible and offer valuable insight. At the end of the summer you will get to show off your accomplishment through presentations youve developed for our Founders and other key leaders. We provide a fun and thriving working environment where you can learn from our immensely talented and hard-working employees.
ViaSat Impact:
+ Residential broadband service over 700K customers and growing
+ ViaSat Satellite technology holds the Guinness World Record for highest capacity communication satellite
+ Our in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity is presently streaming Amazon Prime and Netflix on providers like JetBlue and United Airlines
+ Secure communication services - trusted encryption and networking solutions (government military critical infrastructure and utilities)
The Operations Program Management Intern will work within the management team supporting major operational objectives while being exposed to applied operational management practices in a fast moving technology company. With a focus on product delivery the Operations Program Manager (OPM) intern will support multi-discipline teams accomplishing well defined projects such as production readiness reviews cost savings opportunities outsourcing models and progress reporting. The interns will typically work with an Operations cross-functional team for a specific product that includes representatives from New Product Introduction (NPI) manufacturing engineering quality assurance production planning test engineering and purchasing on diverse special projects.
We are looking for a highly capable and motivated individual who is accomplished in his/her field of study is business minded and has superior communication and interpersonal skills. Education and Experience Required:
+ Pursuing a Bachelors of Science Degree or Higher in Operations Management Industrial Technology Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering Manufacturing Engineering or a technical degree with applicable Operations experience.
+ Computer skills required: MS Office (PowerPoint Excel Visio Project and Access) and ideally Visual Basic
+ Ability to organize and prioritize project tasks (Project Management skills or coursework preferred)
+ US Citizen or Permanent Resident Required
+ Ability to Commit to a 10-12 Week Internship
+ MS or MBA
+ Past internship in Operations in another hardware technology company
ViaSat is located in Tempe Arizona in the ASU Technology Center. Arizona is a lovely winter haven and the golfing and resort Mecca of the Southwest. With a solid work force and an ever-expanding family-based community The Phoenix metro area has arts entertainment all major league sports and a growing electronics industry that continues to flourish.
If you dont want to spend your summer job-shadowing and getting coffee for people apply for your internship with ViaSat. Our internships are well-rounded with hands on experience guidance from leaders in the industry continued education and really exciting events. Please take a minute to submit your resume. We will let you know once weve received it and will follow up with you if there is a possible match. This could be the start of something amazing!
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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