Intern, Corporate Business Development (Summer 2015)

Company Name:
Renewable Energy Group
The purpose of this position is to assistCorporate Business Development with a focus on research, strategic analysis, and financial modeling of new technologies for biofuels, biochemicals, bioproducts, and environmental services. This will include competitors/industry evaluation and the development of new strategic initiatives that drive market share, risk management, and support long term growth.
Key Accountabilities:
Analysis Function
Assist in the development of strategic business opportunities and long-range business plans that support strategic initiatives of the business units
Evaluate new technologies for biofuels, biochemicals, bioproducts, and environmental services
Research and evaluation of target companies, technology providers, business plans, financial models, and intellectual property
Help identify and analyze new technologies and business opportunities (partnerships/mergers/acquisitions)
Collect information on competitors to fully understand their technologies, markets, intellectual property, and strategies for evaluation of potential mergers/acquisitions
Assist in developing strategic initiatives and market strategies that drive customer relationships and promote sustainable market positioning
Perform industry analysis and assist in financial modeling for strategic projects
Special Projects
Assist with the implementation of key business projects
Coordinate Project details, monitor progression, and verify completion
Develop project work plans, schedules, budgets, and financial models
Communicate with all groups involved
Final follow-up involving a review of analysis
Perform other duties as assigned
Education Required : Pursuing a masters or bachelor?s degree ? Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering, Finance, or related degree
Senior or Junior status required - undergraduate candidates must have additional specialized training
Experience Required : 3-5 years research and analytical business or technical experience not required but preferred
Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred
Skills Required :
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)
Advanced financial modeling and accounting skills
Special skills or knowledge preferred:
Strong understanding of engineering, chemistry and/or biosciences
Manufacturing or technology development experience

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