Network Engineering - Internship

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company - Milwaukee, WI3.8

InternshipEstimated: $31,000 - $42,000 a year
An internship with Northwestern Mutual is so much more than a summer job or resume booster. Carefully selected from universities across the country, with majors ranging from Accounting to Technology, our interns bring unique ideas and perspectives to our organization. In return, interns gain a real-world business perspective through hands-on learning and meaningful work.

Your Northwestern Mutual colleagues will take time to teach you things that you can’t learn in the classroom, preparing you for your post-grad opportunity. You’ll join a fun and relaxed work culture, enjoy lunch with your colleagues every day, and participate in social, professional, and philanthropic events. Our internship program ensures that you are immersed in everything that Milwaukee and Northwestern Mutual can offer.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Who You Are:
A fast learner and self-starter - you’ll work with colleagues who are incredibly talented, and always willing to share knowledge and a helping hand, so your willingness to take ownership of the outlined goals and make things happen is imperative
An empowered collaborator - you contribute ideas and initiative to your work with minimal supervision, and actively interact with team members whether near or far
A skilled communicator - you quickly elicit feedback, translate requirements, and troubleshoot issues with colleagues at all levels and from a wide variety of backgrounds

What You’ll Do:
Interns may be involved in providing day-to-day support as needed including problem resolution, metrics reporting, documentation, project assistance and various other activities including attending and participating in various meetings as part of the team. Responsibilities of the intern may include:

Participating in basic network administration and operational support
Troubleshooting and/or interacting with IT staff or vendors in testing, operational support and troubleshooting of the network environment
Utilize monitoring tools and assist in alerting appropriate areas to take action as needed

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:
Active student pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related field
A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher with a minimum of 6-9 credits in Computer Science or Management Information Systems courses.
Excellent verbal and written communication (including meeting scheduling/facilitation), analytical and problem- solving skills, time management and customer service skills
Basic experience monitoring network firewalls
Basic experience assessing functionality of network gear like routers and switches
Basic experience ensuring Internet security software is updated
Familiarity with wireless communications
Familiarity with TCP/IP and IP Subnetting
Familiarity with coding languages such as Python

The Northwestern Mutual experience is about the opportunity. It is without barriers, without ego — where feedback is essential, and collaboration is second nature. It clears the way for inspiration, innovation, and your impact to take hold.

Req ID: 26143
Position Type: Internship
Education Experience: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Employment Experience: 0-2 years

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Posting Date: 02/22/2018