INTERNSHIP - 2018 IT Summer Associate

  • Company: TIAA
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Posted: December 13, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1710206
Job Description



Since 1918, it has been TIAA’s mission to serve, our ability to perform and the values we embrace that make us a different kind of financial services organization. We’re dedicated to serving the financial needs of those in the academic, medical, cultural, governmental and research fields, and committed to helping make lifetime financial well-being possible for them.


By building a culture that allows all employees to contribute their unique talents and skills, we’re able to provide our customers with fresh ideas and distinct perspectives to help them achieve their goals.  We believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is one of our greatest strengths and a key measure of our success*.


For more information about TIAA, visit our website.




TIAA’s 2018 Summer Internship Program is an enriching opportunity for college students who want to supplement their academic preparation with a challenging work experience as they launch their professional careers. Successful completion of the internship can lead to a full time career opportunity at TIAA, upon graduation.
Summer Interns will work on an exciting mix of strategically-aligned challenging assignments and projects that help drive the achievement of the organization's strategy and mission. Managers and colleagues will work side by side with summer interns to ensure development and learning. Candidates can expect to gain an understanding of TIAA and the Financial Services industry, as well as have opportunities to explore various IT tools, techniques, and disciplines. Successful summer interns will have the opportunity to apply for a full time position in the highly competitive entry-level Technical Associate Program.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: As part of the IT Summer Intern Program, participants will have the opportunity to experience:
  • Ten weeks doing meaningful and strategic work as part of the IT Organization  
  • Unique networking opportunities with both senior leaders from IT and from across TIAA
  • Ongoing personal and professional development opportunities 
  • Opportunities to interact with interns from across TIAA as well as current members of the full-time entry level IT Program



OPPORTUNITIES: You will have the opportunity to work within exciting new technology areas including: Mobile development (Android & iOS), Python, Java & .NET development, Cloud computing, Big Data, Tableau, Oracle, Hadoop, AngularJS, Python, and many more!
The IT Summer Internship Program offers you the opportunity to join one of four distinct TRACKS in order to build a skillset that will transform your technical abilities into a fungible skillset vital to a successful career in financial services technology.
  • Application Development (Development, Quality Assurance, User Experience)
  • Cybersecurity
  • IDEA (Infrastructure, Data Management, Engineering & Architecture)

Business Analysis & Business Management  


Required Skills:
  • Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline
  • Rising senior (current junior) or first-year graduate level student
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products (2+ years academic or work experience with PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Extracurricular program participation in major-related areas
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or better
Desired Skills:
  • Overall GPA of 3.2 or better
  • Excellent problem solving/analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and deliver on commitments
  • Proven leadership skills
*** TIAA will not sponsor visas for these positions and, due to program format, will not hire individuals whose work eligibility is based on their F-1 or other student visa status.  

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This organization is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer, dedicated to maintaining a work environment free of bias, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. As an EEO employer, this organization expressly prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of race, creed, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions where applicable), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, requesting a reasonable accommodation based on mental or physical disability, medical condition (as defined by applicable law), genetic history and information, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation (collectively referred to here as “protected characteristics”).

*©2016 Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA), 730 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017


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