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UConn Stamford Digital Technology Center Intern

  • Stamford, CT, US
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Job ID: 1900002002

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Synchrony Digital Technology Center at the UConn Stamford campus is hiring interns. The center will focus on advancing our internal capabilities in artificial intelligence, data science, and other emerging technology domains to create long-term value for our customers. Interns will work closely with our Innovation Station and SMEs to deliver projects for our business stakeholders. Projects can range across multiple disciplines such as basic market and technology research, big data analytics, proof-of-concept creation, data visualization, and software development.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking with excellent judgment and initiative
  • Self-motivator with great attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Naturally curious and ability to learn quickly
  • Demonstrated excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Engaging personality with ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Familiarity with Agile project management methods and practices

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must be registered as a full-time student at the University of Connecticut
  • Must be able to commute to the work location
  • Have a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be willing to commit 520 hours per week during the academic semester
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process
  • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
  • New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles.  Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles.  Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months’ time in position before they can post.  All internal employees must have at least a “consistently meets expectations” performance rating and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance requirement).

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

Reasonable Accommodation Notice:

  • Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
  • If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627.   Representatives are available from 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time.

Grade/Level: 07


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