PARK PLACE TECHNOLOGIES SUMMER 2020 EXTERNSHIP
I Wish are pleased to announce the second annual WINS Externship at Park Place Technologies for Summer 2020. This program was launched in conjunction with I Wish to create the I Wish alumni programme to ensure that the networks established at the I Wish events are maintained into the participant’s future in STEM. This opportunity is open to anyone who has participated in the I Wish event in the past and want to stay connected with the female STEM community. The alumni programme will feature networking events as well as the opportunity to pay it forward and volunteer or participate in mentoring of young girls through the I Wish programme.
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the I Wish movement, to expand your network with women in STEM as you progress through your career, as well as the opportunity to be a role model to young girls who need your help to start their own journeys in STEM.
ABOUT PARK PLACE:
Since 1991, Park Place Technologies has provided a cost-effective service-first alternative to post-warranty maintenance for storage, server and networking hardware. We have evolved from a pure play TPM to an organization that provides Discovery, Monitoring and Support to optimize organizations infrastructure. Supporting more than 500,000 assets in over 141 countries around the world. Park Place consistently delivers an exceptional customer experience, superior service and an operational advantage to businesses ranging from government, higher education and healthcare institutions to cloud service providers, SMB and Fortune 500 companies. We are always on the lookout for talented, driven individuals who want to become part of a winning team and a growing organization.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES OF EXTERNSHIP PROGRAM:
Understand the role of the data centre and how it is critical to support successful company operations
Understand the role of Park Place Technology as trusted partner to our customers, ensuring their data centre operations have maximum uptime.
Gain foundational knowledge of enterprise technical support and service
Real world exposure of data centre management and service offerings
Participate in leadership training and learn key communication skills
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING ON THE EXTERNSHIP:
Park Place Technologies has an exclusive Women in STEM (WINS™) externship program. The program has a special focus on advancing opportunities for women in STEM, including leadership training, mentorship and coordination with our CORK WINS™ program – an externship program bringing women from Ireland to the US to gain technical experience from our Tech team!
Your Success is our Mission during your WINS™ experience at Park Place Technologies. We are ready to immerse you in a challenging, collaborative and engaging externship. We have identified key learning objectives along with a glimpse into a growing company with a global mindset. that will help you achieve vital skills for your career in STEM. You will gain real life experience, glimpse into a global mindset, meet mentors in STEM and receive training from some of the best of the best in STEM-related careers at Park Place Technologies.
Did we forgot to mention that all your hard work will culminate in an end of externship presentation to Management and C-Suite Executives? Don’t worry, we will prepare you with everything you need during your experience with us to ensure everything goes smoothly.
WHAT WILL YOUR DAY LOOK LIKE:
Enterprise Support Centre operations – Listen Live!
Advanced Engineering technical troubleshooting and problem solving
Managed Service Proactive Support and problem solving
Exposure to data center equipment and lifecycle of hardware from replacement to recovery
Engage in Hardware systems integration
Meet women in STEM roles and learn about their journey
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE WINNING PRIZE:
Winners will receive the following:
Airfare to Boston, Massachusetts then to Cleveland, Ohio then back home, to Ireland
10 Days of STEM “hands on experience” at Park Place Technology
$500.00 in spending money
Accommodations and meals
Sightseeing in Cleveland, Ohio and Boston, Massachusetts
HOW DO I ENTER:
Apply through the application form below
Send completed applications to Kate Coulson at: email@example.com
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
This program is only open to College students
Must be 18 years of age or older and Third or Final Year of University
Must have attended I Wish events
Must have a passport to travel to the US
Application deadline is April 6, 2020
If you have any questions, please reach out to Kate Coulson. We are happy to answer any questions you may have!
Kate Coulson | Recruiter/University Relations Manager
Main 877-778-8707 | Direct 440-947-5349
2020 APPLICATION FORM:
Mobile Phone Number:
What year did you attend I Wish?
What was the name of the secondary school you attended?
What Third Level Institution are you Currently Attending?
Please list relevant Modules and Subjects you have taken for your course?
Please answer the essay questions below:
Please discuss how I WISH has helped you on your STEM journey. Discuss specific people, programs, and practices that have inspired and informed your STEM experience.
What are your future professional hopes for a STEM career? Please be specific about your educational and occupational goals for success, and how you plan to measure your progress.
Tell us how you learned about the IWISH Park Place Technologies Program.
Please note: Application Deadline is April 6, 2020