Information Technology Internship 8/27/2016

CNA Chicago, IL

Company
CNA
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
INF0001MO
AJE Ref #
575994455
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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CNAS IT SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM IS LOOKING TO CREATE A TEAM OF INTERNS FOR A DYNAMIC AND FAST PACE 10-12 WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES HANDS ON EXPERIENCE AND UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE AREAS OF, INFORMATION RISK MANAGEMENT & SECURITY, APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE DELIVERY, BUSINESS ANALYSIS, AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT.

PROGRAM FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

CHALLENGING, INNOVATIVE ASSIGNMENTS THAT PROVIDE REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE IN APPLYING BUSINESS EDUCATION TO SHORT TERM PROJECTS

EXPOSURE AND OPPORTUNITIES TO MEET WITH MEMBERS OF OUR SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM AND LEARN ABOUT THEIR PERSONAL EXPERIENCES IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

IN-DEPTH EDUCATION ON OUR ORGANIZATION, OUR INDUSTRY AND HOW INSURANCE COMPANIES MAKE MONEY

A COMPREHENSIVE UNDERSTANDING OF THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND REAL INSIGHT INTO THE VARIETY OF IT CAREER TRACKS THAT ARE AVAILABLE WITHIN INSURANCE

A DEDICATED MANAGER AND A MENTOR WHO WILL GUIDE YOU THROUGHOUT YOUR PROSPECTIVE INTERNSHIP(S) AND CAREER ENTRY POINT AT CNA

A PEER BUDDY WHO WILL HELP ACCLIMATE YOU IN MAKING THE TRANSITION TO A CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT

THE CHANCE TO SHADOW PROFESSIONALS IN A VARIETY OF DISCIPLINES THROUGHOUT IT

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES AND ONGOING FEEDBACK AND COACHING ON PERFORMANCE

NETWORKING EVENTS WITH PEERS AND MEMBERS OF OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

PRESENTATION OF YOUR SUMMER PROJECT RESULTS TO OUR IT SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM AND THE OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN INSIGHTFUL FEEDBACK REGARDING YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS

CONSIDERATION FOR POTENTIAL FT PLACEMENT UPON GRADUATION

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

MUST BE A SOPHOMORE, JUNIOR OR SENIOR (UNDERGRADUATE) OR IN FIRST YEAR OF MASTERS PROGRAM PURSUING A DEGREE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, COMPUTER SCIENCE, MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ENGINEERING, SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OR ANY RELEVANT MAJOR

A MINIMUM 3.25 GPA IS REQUIRED (OVERALL AND MAJOR)

INTEREST IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

SOME PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE PREFERRED

ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY AS WELL AS IN A TEAM ENVIRONMENT, AND THE ABILITY TO CULTIVATE AND MAINTAIN POSITIVE BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS

STRONG ORGANIZATION AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS

EXCELLENT INTERPERSONAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS

EFFECTIVE PROBLEM SOLVING, ANALYTICAL APTITUDE, LEARN QUICKLY AND EMBRACE CHANGE

DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP ABILITY

ABILITY TO TRAVEL TO AND FROM CNAS DOWNTOWN OFFICE LOCATION*

MUST BE LEGALLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES WITHOUT SPONSORSHIP NOW OR IN THE FUTURE

INTERNSHIP LOCATION:

CNA CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IS LOCATED IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN CHICAGO AT 333 S. WABASH AVE, JUST ONE BLOCK WEST OF MICHIGAN AVENUE.

*APPLICANTS MUST RESIDE IN THE LOCAL AREA AND HAVE MEANS TO COMMUTE DAILY TO THE OFFICE LOCATION.

CNA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, MARITAL STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR VETERAN STATUS IN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Job: Information Systems
Primary Location: United States
Other Locations: United States
Organization: IT
Job Posting: Aug 26, 2016
Unposting Date: Ongoing.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.