The Windstream IT Internship Program exposes participants to the exciting world of telecom and a designated workgroup within our IT organization. The program equips participants with real life skills as well as the potential for landing a full-time position after graduation. The paid internship will last 10 - 12 weeks from mid-May until August. Interns are paired with a team mentor and company-wide mentor to assist with coaching, training and development. Interns will also have the opportunity to network with intern peers and company employees during monthly team-builder activities. Intern must be located during the summer in Twinsburg, Ohio. Windstream does not cover the cost of housing.
In general, we have two types of IT internship opportunities: Junior Developer or Junior System Network/Database Administrator (DBA). Please note specific day to day duties vary on team and student skillset. In general we look for a passion for programming and database interest.
Assist with product design, documentation and release testing. Develop, test, and implement code in agile development environments. Opportunities in User Interface design, workflow automation development, IT network monitoring development and more! Assist senior team members with issue/bug investigation and resolution. Design and optimize SQL database queries. Complete intern project and present to leadership at the Summer.
Junior System Network/Database Administrator
Assist with troubleshooting and ongoing maintenance of databases. Learn to use database tools to upgrade, maintain database performance and move data from multiple databases. Ensure database data is accessible and available for customer use. Use Sql language to query databases for information. Collaborate with multiple groups including the Networking group to enable data delivery alone with security protocols to protect our customer information.
Minimum Hiring Requirements
High School diploma or GED
Currently enrolled in college as a Junior studying Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Telecommunications or other related IT major.
3.0 + GPA requirement
At this time Windstream will not sponsor applicants for work visas of any kind for this position.