Iridium Satellite

  • 2020 Summer Internship - Financial Systems Support

    Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
    Job ID 2020-1591
    Information Technology
    Worker Category
  • Company Overview

    Iridium is the only truly global voice and data satellite communications network that connects people, organizations, assets, government and relief agencies with “on-the-move” availability.  Together with its ecosystem of partners, Iridium delivers essential, reliable communications with an easy-to-integrate platform and service for improved efficiency.  With more than 20 years of experience, Iridium will soon be launching the next-generation of connectivity, Iridium CertusSM - the most versatile global broadband service with improved speeds to satisfy the critical need to send and receive communications when traveling by land, sea or air.  For more information about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit

    Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities

    Internship Summary:


    The objective is for the candidate to apply his or her current field of study to real life work experience. The intern will build new skills and expand on current skills. They will gain experience working in a professional team environment, broaden their professional network, and have ability to assess if this aligns with their career goals.


    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Handle support requests overflow for the Financial Systems team
    • Participate in project activities such as requirements gathering, business process reviews,  documentation, research, etc.
    • Gather data for reporting and analysis
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by management

    Skills Acquired:

    • On-the-job work experience related to the current field of study
    • Experience working with financial and other business applications
    • Understanding of business process flows and decisions
    • Project initiation and execution
    • Collaboration; experience in a team environment
    • Critical thinking; data extraction and analytics
    • Multi-tasking and prioritization

    Experience & Education Requirements / EEO

    • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
    • Must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university working on a business administration or related degree
    • Some technical working experience; ability to navigate basic productivity software
    • Some exposure to Microsoft Office products
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Basic understanding of accounting functions
    • Desire to learn and willingness to be trained

    Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.


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