JOB DESCRIPTION

2018 Business Continuity Intern
Location Denver, CO
Primary Functional Area Internships & Recent Grads
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At CoBank, our Business Continuity Intern is responsible for assisting with the overall disaster preparedness of the organization. This includes assisting with various test planning, implementation and results compilation including involvement in testing using the latest in emergency notification technology. Additionally, this intern will learn Business Continuity planning by reviewing CoBank’s recovery plans to ensure they meet company standards.  This intern will also have the opportunity to interact with various public/private partnerships as it relates to business continuity (i.e. Greenwood Village police, Office of Emergency Management, South Metro Fire Department etc.). A special project as a Business Continuity intern may include an in depth analysis on nationwide emerging threats and the development of a mitigation plan to address such threats. CoBank interns learn real-life business skills and assist with a variety of projects that have impact on the bank’s operations.  This is a paid position for undergraduate and graduate students working toward a degree in Emergency Management, Safety/Disaster Preparedness, Business Continuity, Operational Risk Management or related discipline.

In addition, various training courses are available throughout the summer and a temporary housing allowance is available for qualified interns.

This intern position is located in our Denver office.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma and 1-2 years relevant experience or education.

  • Currently enrolled in and working toward a degree in Emergency Management, Safety/Disaster Preparedness, Business Continuity, Operational Risk Management or related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated skills in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Aptitude for learning other software applications.

  • Ability to perform research across multiple systems.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Strong written and verbal communications.

  • Basic understanding of emergency management/disaster preparedness concepts.

  • Experience in banking or financial services industry.

  • Knowledge of cooperative principles and the desire to expand in this area.

About CoBank

CoBank stands strong as a $125 billion enterprise dedicated to the financial needs of rural communities. That means we help fund new ways to grow food, generate energy, access technology, and otherwise improve life in America.  When you choose a career with us, you make a difference by standing for something that matters. A career at CoBank can offer you the opportunity to make a personal impact on the people and communities where we do business. We also provide competitive compensation, health and wellness benefits, company-funded retirement plan, matching 401(k), and professional development programs.

CoBank will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.) to fill this position.

CoBank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.