Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager with over 60 years of experience helping investors achieve their financial goals. Serving a broad client base including financial advisors, institutions and individual investors, we offer a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global growth equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—or more than $1.5 billion since 2000—to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 550-person, non-profit biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
Are you seeking an opportunity to gain outstanding network engineering experience with a reputable firm in KC?
As a Networking Engineer Intern you will be brought on to our team to learn about American Century Investments and the financial services industry through an initial formal training program and continual training and coaching throughout the program. Interns will then apply that knowledge to meaningful opportunities and projects.
The Network Engineering leads all aspects of data and voice network components for global infrastructure, out of KC for all offices worldwide, including routing, switching, wireless, firewall, etc. for our telephone, video conferencing, Webex, teams chat and other platforms.
In this internship, you will...
Assist with daily operations on route, switch, wireless, and remote access.
Troubleshoot and problem solve on service requests coming into the team, helping with new deploys, etc.
Cultivate relationships with our internal business partners, including other infrastructure IT teams, server teams, storage/cloud teams, andIT security
Here are some attributes that we are looking for in our next intern:
Model the American Century Investments Winning Behaviors- Client Focused, Courageous and Accountable, Collaborative, Curious and Adaptable, Competitive Drive
Passion for gaining experience within the finance industry and an aim to provide efficient communications services and act as a resource expert
Here's what will make you standout:
You are a current Sophomore, Junior or Senior Undergraduate student currently enrolled fulltime in Management Information Systems, MIS, relevant Engineering degree, or other related field
Classroom or professional exposure to corporate network work (i.e. Cisco Network Academy), desktop support experience, computer lab experience, computer repair, IT endpoint support
Here's Why You Should Choose ACI:
Our interns receive competitive pay! As well as 401k eligibility for contributions
We offer a Mentor Program: a designated mentor will be assigned to you during your time with us to provide career coaching and mentorship
Housing assistance for any interns that join us with a permanent residence outside of the Kansas City Metro Area
Access to Business Resource Groups that you can ally and participate with (Diversity, Women in Finance, LGBTQ+, Emerging Professionals, and more)
Casual dress code
A robust social and philanthropic calendar of events hosted just for interns!
10 Week Program
40 hours a week, between 8am-5pm CST
Location: Kansas City, MO
EOE Policy Statement : American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.