INTERN - Digital Platform Development (Summer 2018)

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Date: Nov 26, 2017

Location: Monroe, LA, US, 71203

CenturyLink’s internship program is a 10 week, fast-paced and exciting opportunity to gain professional experience within your field of study.  CenturyLink is currently seeking interns for the Summer 2018 session.  Interns within the Digital Platform Development department will be challenged to apply their knowledge gained in the classroom to real world problems.  This is a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience working on real world Innovation Initiatives for a Fortune 200 company.  This position will allow students to utilize their talents and abilities to innovate on products that are tied to active projects at CenturyLink.  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform hands on development of innovative products.
  • Create proof of concepts for new software.
  • Drive a series of projects.
  • Create and Adhere to a project schedule.
  • Perform project management to ensure milestones are met.
  • Collect and analyze data.
  • Prepare reports for submission to lab manager and project team.
  • Maintain accurate records of project details.
  • Provide ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and/or supervisor.
  • Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project.
  • Manage and respond to project related email.
  • Prepare, maintain, and update website materials.
  • Attend project meetings, summarize project results and prepare progress reports for the PI and CenturyLink Leadership.
  • Prepare and Implement test plans.
  • Prepare other articles, reports, and presentations.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or Related Engineering Field at an accredited College or University
  • 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.
  • Experience programming in JAVA, C++, SQL.
  • Academic and/or work experience related to the field of research, as defined by the supervisor/lead researcher.
  • Highly motivated, organized, reliable and detail oriented.
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong listening, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Make project decisions independently with minimal guidance.
  • Professional Attitude.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agile Methodology Experience.
  • Development Experience with Rasberry Pie, Arduino

Nearest Major Market: Monroe

Job Segment: Developer, Intern, Engineer, Computer Science, Information Systems, Technology, Entry Level, Engineering

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