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2023 Summer Intern: Network Engineering

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Intern Austin, Texas Posted 09/06/2022 Business unit: Spectrum Enterprise Areas of interest: Intern Requisition Number: 321771BR GGN100
At a Glance
  • You’re a motivated rising junior, rising senior, first year masters, first year MBA student with a 3.0 GPA or higher seeking a degree in one of the following areas listed below from an accredited college or university:
    • Computer Science
    • Information Technology
    • Engineering
  • 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 31, 2023 through August 4, 2023.
  • Benefits include professional development sessions, networking opportunities, and mentorship.

The Spectrum Internship Experience
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:
  • Opportunities to gain new skills and elevate the ones you already have, all in a robust and forward-thinking business setting.
  • First-rate, hands-on experience in the telecommunications industry.
  • Opportunities to 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, this includes assigning you a formal mentor and interactions with senior executives.

What you can expect in this role
As a Spectrum Intern, you’ll be essential to two teams — your respective department and your Intern peer group. 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 June 1, webinars, community service, cross-functional project, and final presentations.

Internship responsibilities may include
  • Planning and coordination of network initiatives involving the deployment of new network equipment and the modification of network architectures.
  • Auditing network elements and updating systems of record
  • Initiating site audits and updating systems of record
  • Process documentation and process improvement
  • Design minor augments to network elements; port capacity additions, NID upgrades/removals
  • Initiate and confirm adequate completion of services provided by datacenter vendors
  • Respond to and complete service requests for datacenter services and facility assignments by other engineering teams

Potential Job Titles:
  • Summer Intern: Network Planning & Design
  • Summer Intern: Network Engineer
  • Summer Intern: Network Developer
  • Summer Intern: Circuit Design

Here’s what it takes to get started

Required qualifications
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited College or University completing a Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Degree
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or greater in current program
  • Ability to travel locally to Spectrum Intern development events and activities throughout the program
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship


Preferred qualifications
  • Entry level knowledge of networking technology including routing protocols, subnetting, and optical transport
  • Proficient knowledge of software packages including Microsoft Office and Visio
  • Ability to travel locally to Spectrum Intern development events and activities throughout the program
  • Housing and transportation (These are not provided by Spectrum)
  • Analytical skills
  • C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Python
  • Coding, programming
  • Linux, Unix
  • Organizational skills
  • Oral and written skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Scripting and reporting
  • Systems Administration
  • Software development skills, SDLC
  • Technical documentation
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Works well independently
  • Willing to gain knowledge of Server Hardware, DNS, Networking and Active Directory technologies
GGN100 321771 321771BR

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