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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Fall Co-Op, Contracts

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 30 November 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 opportunity!

Saab is in search of a motivated, enthusiastic business/economics/law/finance student(s) who would be interested in putting their studies to real-work practice through an internship opportunity at our location in East Syracuse, NY
for the 2023 Fall term (August- December).

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.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in seven U.S. locations.

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.