2019 Summer Intern: Technology Policy InternApply Now Date posted 02/26/2019 Requisition Number: 235947BR Location: United States - Connecticut - Stamford Area of Interest: Engineering/Technical Operations Position Type: Intern
- You’re a motivated rising Junior or above with 3.0 GPA or higher seeking a degree in one of the following majors listed below from an accredited four-year university:
- Cyber Security
- Engineering – Computer Science, Software Development, Coding, Programming
- This is a learning-intensive program designed to give you essential business insights and hands-on experience in your field of choice. It’s a full-time, 10-week commitment from May 29, 2019 through August 2, 2019.
- Benefits include professional development sessions, networking opportunities, and mentorship.
Spend a productive summer with Spectrum
You have clear aspirations and are seeking a summer internship program that will help you meet them. Find it at Spectrum, named one of the Top 100 Internship Programs in the United States by WayUp. Our internships are designed to provide first-rate, hands-on experience in the telecommunications industry. We offer opportunities to gain new skills and elevate the ones you already have, all in a robust and forward-thinking business setting. We’ll connect you with people who can give you a better understanding of the industry and help you accomplish real goals you can add to your résumé. The mentorship opportunities and proximity to leadership are benefits with far-reaching potential in your professional education.
It’s about learning and growing
You’re dedicated, and that means your time as much as your effort. This 10-week, 40hr/week internship offers exposure to real-world business. As a Spectrum Intern, you’ll be essential to two teams — your respective department and your Intern peer group. Partner with other accomplished and dedicated interns on research and cross-functional projects. You’ll have an opportunity contribute real value and meaning to the larger organization.
Department and team-focused projects account for about 80% of your schedule. You’ll spend the other 20% on professional development sessions and networking activities, including the Kickoff Conference on May 29 and 30, webinars, community service, and final presentations. As part of a peer community, you’ll contribute to cross-functional group projects, and should be ready to take on new projects as they come up.
What you can expect in this role
Charter's Technology Policy team operates at the intersection of technology, business and public policy. Technology Policy’s current focus is online video piracy. The intern will help the team dissect the complex ecosystem that enables video theft from cable television, and over-the-top services like Netflix and Hulu. The intern will research technical methods used to obtain unauthorized content, and analyze data generated by tools such as Sandvine, Netflow and Deepfield. This internship will focus on the engineering of the internet and its exploitation for various forms of cybercrime.
Here’s what it takes to get started
Skills and experience required for this role include:
- Ability to travel locally to Spectrum Intern development events and activities throughout the program
- Housing and transportation; these are not provided by Spectrum
- Organizational skills
- Oral and written skills
- Problem solving skills
- Project and time management skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
- Works well in a team environment
- Analytical skills
- Coding, programming
- Public speaking and presentation skills
- Technical documentation
- Works well independently
- Relevant internship experience is a plus, as is experience in a leadership position at work or within a campus organization
- Knowledge of telecommunications industry is desired
- An interest in public policy is also preferred, but not required
- Must practice good judgement, discretion and confidentiality
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