Position at ITW Corporate
Full-Time, Summer Intern 2019
Corporate Headquarters, Information Technology Department
Undergraduate Level Preferred
Founded in 1912, ITW is a fortune 250, global industrial company centered on a differentiated and proprietary business model. The company’s seven industry leading segments leverage the ITW Business Model to generate solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer focused solutions are required. ITW’s 50,000+ dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in our decentralized, entrepreneurial culture.
Some ITW Divisions and Products you may have heard of:
Packaging systems for beer and soft drinks
Capless refueling system, which created a new standard in auto manufacturing.
Windshield Wipers, Glass Cleaners, Car Washes, etc.
Internship Program Overview:
ITW’s internship program provides unparalleled access to challenging opportunities in high-growth, dynamic industries. Interns are encouraged to think and act like entrepreneurs and are provided significant responsibility and autonomy to get things done. As an intern, you will gain substantial personal learning and career development opportunities through ownership of real-world job assignments, strong coaching and mentorship and networking with senior leaders across the Enterprise.
ITW’s IT Internship Program is aimed at providing meaningful work and experience to our interns with strong managers serving as their mentors. We expect this summer internship program to give you marketable experiences and skills, as well as introduce you to ITW’s unique way of doing business.As an IT Intern you will be working at our corporate office in Glenview, IL; one of Chicago’s northern suburbs. Our campus includes a fitness center at no cost to the employees, cafeteria, outdoor volleyball courts, walking trails around the facility, employee resource groups, corporate discounts, dry cleaning services, covered/outdoor parking, and much more. We are one block walk to the nearest Metra station, and it is a quick 20-minute train ride to downtown Chicago, museums, lakefront, and other activities.
What You Will Do
A typical day during the internship in the different IT functions might include:
Working with an end user at one of the ITW Divisions on improving a process by implementing a form, list, and workflow within SharePoint. Gather requirements for changes to a custom application.
Operating in the role of a project coordinator. Creating, updating, and distributing project related documents (Milestone and/or project plan, Project Operational workbook, issues/decision list, etc.).
Helping a user with resetting their account password or getting a laptop configured for a new employee.
Working with various functions on deploying and enhancing SharePoint capabilities
Helping drive usage and adoption of Office365 through training and one-on-one consulting
Supporting Business Analysis and Requirement Gathering for Corporate Application Projects
Developing and executing test scripts for Corporate Applications under development
Assisting in Data Analysis and Business Intelligence Proof-Of-Concept projects
What We Are Looking For
Currently enrolled in an Undergraduate Degree Program with a focus on Information Technology, Informatics, or Business. Junior status preferred.
Maintenance of a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA is required
Possesses the customer focused skills to assist end-users in learning new tools and to solicit detailed functional requirements for new system adaptions
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Collaborates well in both one-on-one and team work settings
Proficient in using software applications, especially Microsoft Office
Familiarity with SharePoint, Office365 and Business Intelligence solutions is preferred
Understanding of social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Yammer as well as best practices.
ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
EEO is the Law
Applicants and employees of ITW are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link above to read more.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility at itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.