Intern, Arconic Strategy and Business Initiatives (SBI)
Business Unit Group
The Strategy & Business Initiatives (SBI) group is Arconic’s internal corporate strategy group. We partner with our CEO, Executive Council (C-Suite), and business leaders to answer the toughest strategic questions facing Arconic and drive high-impact change initiatives across the organization.
A global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, Arconic innovates multi-material solutions that advance our world. Our technologies enhance transportation, from automotive and commercial transport to air and space travel, and improve industrial and consumer electronics products. We enable smart buildings, sustainable food and beverage packaging, high-performance defense vehicles across air, land and sea, and more efficient power generation.
Arconic was formed on November 1, 2016 from the split of Alcoa, Inc., a company that pioneered the aluminum and lightweight metals industry over 125 years ago. Today, Arconic’s approximately 42,000 people in 25 countries deliver value-add products made of titanium, nickel and aluminum to aerospace, automotive, building & construction, commercial transportation, industrial, and specialty and defense end-markets. For more information, visit www.arconic.com
SBI works closely with senior leadership across the organization to develop and deliver impactful solutions to some of the company’s most pressing strategic challenges. We provide thought leadership by leveraging a first-principles approach to solving problems and driving results. In addition to shaping business strategies, SBI often sees its efforts through to implementation, ensuring the desired transformation is achieved and sustained. As an internal strategy group, we have joint accountability with our business leaders – we win when Arconic wins.
Our portfolio of work is diverse – spanning from the boardroom to the shop floor and across a broad range of practice areas, including:
SBI is looking for highly motivated candidates who want to rapidly advance their careers and professional skills while learning to improve and grow a business. Strategy Interns work side-by-side with leaders across all levels of the organization and frequently engage with some of Arconic’s most senior leaders. As a Strategy Intern, you will have exceptional opportunities to take on challenges that will test your abilities to think strategically, innovate and execute. The skills that you will build as a member of the SBI team will prepare you to succeed in any business endeavor you may pursue. Through your project work you will:
When you join SBI, you are joining a group that will challenge you and invest heavily in your professional development. SBI facilitates interactive development programs, with monthly trainings focused on strategy, leadership, project management, and company-specific topics. SBI also organizes offsite training and development functions that engage the entire team. Beyond formal training, SBI provides informal development opportunities – in particular, giving and receiving real-time feedback is a big part of our culture and something we take very seriously. Moreover, through your daily interactions, you will gain significant exposure to Arconic’s business leaders and C-level executives in action. SBI was originally founded to serve as a talent pipeline to fast-track high potential individuals for management-level positions across the organization. Whether the path is progressing within SBI or joining a business unit, our Strategy team members typically move into leadership positions well before their peers.
Ideal Strategy Intern candidates possess qualities that include:
In addition to the above qualities, Strategy Interns will perform the following responsibilities:
Minimum Years of Experience
Corporate Strategy & Services