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Project Management Assistant Internship


Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) is a cutting-edge innovation and technology commercialization center for the Air Force Research Laboratory, with facilities located just outside of WPAFB in Dayton, OH. We drive fast, agile innovation that enables successful technology development to solve the Air Force’s most complex challenges by leveraging resident experts, unique facilities, disruptive innovation processes and extensive networks.

The Project Management Assistant Intern supports WBI Project Managers in ensuring the successful execution of administrative tasks associated with WBI projects. This is a part time position (approx. 20hrs/week).

  • Scheduling reviews and meetings as necessary
  • Assist project managers in tracking project timelines, milestones, agenda, and follow-up notes.
  • Track project descriptions (PDs) in the signature chain.
  • Communicate project status and milestones to key stakeholders and ensure teams are accountable to complete tasks at hand.
  • Assist in gathering content for project Weekly Activity Reports (WARs)
  • Help to track and aggregate list of projects across teams.
  • Compile all postmortems for review and improvements.
  • Help team run calendars to verify every project/person is on track.
  • Ensure the project statuses are up to date in ERGO database.
  • Maintain project folders within WBI’s filing system.
  • Responsible for tracking agreements and processing invoices.
  • Identify WBI process improvement opportunities and be the champion on execution of those processes across various teams.
  • Assists the WBI team in other areas on an as-needed basis.
  1. Junior, senior, or graduate students majoring in business, engineering, or related field (preferred project management, ideally in innovation and technology related areas).
  2. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  3. Good writing skills a plus.
  4. Must be a U.S. Citizen.

What Wright Brothers Institute Offers

·  An exciting work environment with a great organizational culture and highly engaged employees.


This is a part-time (approx. 20hrs/week) position.  If you have an interest in applying for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, citizenship, and salary history to:

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