Spring 2021 – Portfolio Operations Support Intern

Spring 2021 – Portfolio Operations Support Intern

Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship now or in the future.

The Portfolio Operations Support Intern will be responsible for assisting in the gathering of data and project information for the IT Portfolio Operations team.

What You’ll Do
Support Project Manager and project activities:

  • Coordinate meetings, take minutes, and maintain documentation with internal stakeholders, the Software Purchasing Committee, and vendors
  • Monitor project timelines
  • May manage small projects with oversight from Portfolio Operations leadership

Portfolio Support:

  • Manage incoming requests
  • Gather and document project information
  • Assist business partners to investigate/discover upcoming and/or existing project opportunities

May assist in maintaining Jira project(s) as needed

What You’ll Need

  • Problem solving, including solving technical challenges, critical thinking skills
  • Strong documentation and writing skills
  • Excellent time management and listening skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills – ability to speak to technical and end user audiences
  • Ability to find creative solutions to meet or exceed business needs
  • Experience with Google Docs and Spreadsheets, Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence a plus
  • Advanced formula experience (MS Office, spreadsheets)
  • Pursuing degree in Computer Science, Management, Business, Management Information Systems, or related field


Where You’ll Work

Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

  • Customer Success:  Always delight our customers.
  • Trust: Rely on each other.
  • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
  • Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
  • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
  • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
  • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.


We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.


At Workiva, You’ll Enjoy: 

  • Intern Environment: Workiva was ranked a top 100 internship program by WayUp and ranked #58 in Best Places to Work for a reason! Our interns have the opportunity to participate in mentoring, professional development, networking, and flexible hours during their internship. We continually strive to provide numerous resources to build not just excellent interns, but excellent business professionals.
  • Real Work Experience: Workiva interns are treated as full-time employees and are allowed the freedom to contribute to real work that truly impacts Workiva and it’s operations. From writing code in our production environment to directly supporting our customers’ on our newest platform, our interns play a vital role in our company!
  • Fantastic Perks: Being an intern at Workiva has benefits beyond just a paycheck. You can’t beat the wellness discounts, 401k participation, casual dress environment and countless other perks that Workiva offers!
  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more.


Intern Video: https://youtu.be/LIxhabEk8Ao

Learn more: https://www.linkedin.com/company/workiva/life/



Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We believe that great minds think differently.  We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation.  Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.  


Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email talentacquisition@workiva.com.

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Posted on

September 18, 2020