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Installation in HQ

Co-Op, Contracts

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 28 February 2023

Job Description:

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.


Build your resume experience and enhance your marketability with real-work, hands-on practice through a Co-Op/Intern opportunity!

Saab is in search of motivated, enthusiastic business/economics/law/finance student(s) who would be interested in putting their studies to real-work practice through a Co-op/Intern opportunity at our location in East Syracuse, NY.

There are 2 assignments, one for the 2023 Spring semester (January - April, part-time) and one for the 2023 Summer (June - August, full-time).

In addition to a competitive hourly rate, Saab Inc. offers a sign-on bonus to off-set housing  expenses for Co-ops residing outside the typical office commuting distance.

As part of the Contracts function, you will be working with our Contracts Professionals to support the provision of products and services to our US Government customers.

Responsibilities and learning opportunities include:

  • Contracts database management

  • Pre-contract risk analysis

  • Assist with the administration of government, commercial and international contracts

  • Participating in reviews and status meetings

  • Contracts Closeout

  • Presentation and team-building

Skills and Experience:

Required Skills:

  • Attention to detail

  • The ability to prepare, organize and maintain contract records and files

  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges

  • Strong teamwork and communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in Oracle, IFS, SharePoint, JIRA or similar systems

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Good written and verbal communication skills


  • Enrollment in an accredited degree program with a major in Business, Law, or related discipline

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better

  • Must have completed Sophomore year or greater

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen and (ii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.