Marketing/Proposal Intern - Water Business Development (Summer 2024)


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 169625 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: Water Business Development 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Water/Wastewater 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 


Position Overview

Kiewit is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented Marketing/Proposal intern to support our Water and Industrial business. This role is part of the water markets & strategy (M&S) team. This exciting position provides an opportunity to gain strategic insight into our company and business development processes. As a part of an expanding department, this internship will help you acquire marketing and proposal management skills in a fast-paced and creative work environment.

We take our internship program serious – many of our top and tenured performers were produced from this program. We have every intent to hire graduates as a result of this program who meet expectations.

District Overview

Our Water Business Development group is comprised of business development managers, business line management, marketing and proposal professionals, and graphic artists. We represent the market centric strategy group to assure consistent outcomes from our pursuit and market positioning efforts.


This position is based out of our Lenexa, KS office.


  • Develop compelling and professional presentations and materials
  • Develop marketing materials including capabilities overviews and social media posts
  • Research company project history and populate centralized experience database with relevant data and information
  • Assist in reviewing, editing, and updating website content
  • Participate in various stages of the proposal process
  • Maintain department filing systems and records using software such as SharePoint and Smartsheet
  • Other duties as needed including meeting support, document formatting, editing, printing, and shipping


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communication, Journalism, Business or related field
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality with attention to detail and consistency in work product
  • Excellent communication, writing, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills required; technical writing skills preferred
  • Dependable
  • Energetic and outgoing personality with the ability and desire to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work well with others; a positive attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Ability to problem solve and find multiple solutions under tight time constraints
  • Ability to professionally handle constructive criticism
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Proficiency in SharePoint and Adobe InDesign preferred.

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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