2019 Summer Intern: Strategy InternApply Now Date posted 01/25/2019 Requisition Number: 234498BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Area of Interest: Business Affairs/Development/Analysis, Finance/Accounting, Other Position Type: Intern
- If you’re a motivated…
- Graduate-level student
- Seeking an MBA
- You have a 3.0 GPA or higher seeking a degree in one of the following majors listed below from an accredited four-year university:
- Accounting or Finance
- Business Administration
- Data Science
- Statistics – Advanced Analytics, Modeling
- 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
We will identify an important proposal for the intern to develop. With the support of our team members they will break down the problem into a multi-week workflow. They will extract data from our internal sources and through original research. They will then interview and convene a stakeholder group who with their direction will ensure that they stay on the right track. Once a proposal is complete the intern will present the recommended up the chain to the appropriate decision-makers.
Possible assignment ideas include: a document retention policy for product, a recommendation for how and when to open source our software, a recommendation for how to use voice recognition on our support channels, etc. We are looking for someone who can deal with ambiguous problems and through independent research and analysis and problem solving skills can identify possible solutions. Communication, especially through Powerpoint, and presentation skills are also very important.
Here’s what it takes to get started
Skills and experience that are helpful 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
- Advanced Excel skills
- Business Analysis
- Database query languages
- Data science and analytics
- Operations research
- Product design
- Public speaking and presentation skills
- Works well independently
The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
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