Renewable Energy Group Intern, Procurement in Ames, Iowa


The purpose of this position is to assist in theanalysis of theexisting Purchasing projects as well as assist in the evaluation of potential business development opportunities.


Analysis Function

  • Perform business unit and financial analysis

  • Relate profitability, input costs, and strategic planning

Special Projects

  • Design and implementation of key business projects

  • Conduct research on commodities and trends

  • Investigating new risk management tactics

  • Analyzing research results – both quantitatively and qualitatively, in written and presentation form

  • Formulating a recommendation based upon your analysis

  • Properly documenting and supporting your research and analysis

  • Develop materials for internal and external meetings

Other frequent duties:

  • Collection of published data related to commodity trading

  • Assembly of market intelligence from industry professionals

Perform other duties as assigned


Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related degree

**Senior or Junior status required

Experience Required: Financial analysis and analytical business experience 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 math, finance, and accounting skills

Strong analytical research

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Strong interpersonal skills

Knowledge in data analysis