Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Analyst Intern

US - Remote Ref #12760 01-Aug-2022

Job Description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

We are looking for a passionate and motivated Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Analyst Intern to join Viasat! In this role you will provide critical support by performing administrative duties for the day-to-day operations of company-wide DEI strategies, programs, and initiatives. The DEI Analyst Intern will help implement Viasat’s various DEI initiatives and work cross-functionally with the Talent team and other People & Culture teams to support our DEI objectives. The DEI intern will understand what DEI is and why it is important to an organization, day-to-day activities of the life of a DEI team member (i.e. DEI coordinator, DEI recruiter, DEI specialist), what is included in a DEI strategic plan and the importance of Employee Resource Groups.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in activities related to the DEI strategic plan (i.e., identifying DEI metrics, analyzing data, etc.)
  • Shadow DEI team members in understanding a day in the life of a DEI team member
  • Help plan and attend ERG meetings and events
  • Support DEI Early Career Activities
  • Support and participate in activities related to Talent Development and DEI
  • Support the DEI team on drafting communications, capturing research related to DEI, and event planning 

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Business, Computer Science, Public Policy, Communication, or related field
  • Experience working in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • Basic software development skills
  • Some coursework, project, or work experience in Project Management and Communications
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Able to commit to a 10-12 week internship

Preferences

  • Currently pursuing a Master's degree in one of the above degree fields
  • Previous related internship experience
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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Travel
Up to 10%
Citizenship
US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required
Worker Classification
Intern

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