Summer 2017 Intern - Information Technology (Syracuse, NY OR Charlotte, NC)

Location New York, United States
Experience level Early Careers
Job details sector Information Technology
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The 10-week IT Summer Intern program provides an exciting and rewarding experience for college students interested in IT as a career.  Program provides training and practical experience on technology best practices and processes designed to start developing the AXA technology leaders of the future.


The IT Summer Internship Program will provide the Syracuse NY or Charlotte, NC based Intern with a general understanding of Information Technology, the business areas we support, and an in-depth knowledge of the Technology Associate Program. The IT Interns will be assigned to a technical functional area of IT – Programming, Systems Analysis or Data Analysis. Upon the successful completion of the internship, the IT Interns will be considered for a Technology Associate position upon graduation.


Intern Responsibilities and/or Project Descriptions:

The IT Summer Interns will be assigned to a project team based on the long-term IT Sourcing Strategy, project / Senior Information Office (SIO) area need, and work opportunities available at that time. They will be aligned with a Center of Excellence (e.g. Data Analysis, Systems / Programmer Analysis) in order to lay the foundation for recruiting them into our Technology Associate Program upon their graduations. See below for responsibilities.


Intern Goals/Success Measures:

  • Experience in building relationships with all levels of management
  • Ability to work with project teams and complete all assigned projects by deadline dates
  • Functional experience in assigned IT business areas
  • Demonstrated teamwork through collaboration on CIO / SIO presentation


Skills/Competencies to be developed during internship:

  • Critical thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Technical skills (software development, data analysis, systems analysis)
  • Management / problem solving skills


Typical assignments will consist of:

  • Involvement and assistance with department-wide industry-leading-edge initiatives
  • Project support to ensure the completion of various company-wide projects
  • Interfacing with a diverse group of peers in a matrix organization
  • Supporting team members in completion of project tasks such as analyzing data models, software development, conducting unit testing, and implementing project deliverables
  • Time is allotted for training, networking and completion of CIO / SIO project presentation

Desired Majors: Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics and coursework in Information Technology

Soft Skill Requirements (Verbal communication skills, etc.):


  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking skills -- Strong decision making and problem solving skills


G.P.A. Requirement - Overall: 3.5 Major: 3.5


Computer Skills: (Please indicated needed proficiency level (A=Advanced, I=Intermediate, B=Beginner, N=Novice)

Programming Languages – e.g. Java / COBOL (I)

MS Word (A)
Excel (A)
PowerPoint (A)
Outlook (A)
Internet/E-mail (A)


Business Skills: (Please indicated needed proficiency level (A=Advanced, I=Intermediate, B=Beginner, N=Novice)

Project Management (B)
Business Writing (B)
Presentations/Public Speaking (B)


*We do not offer Visa sponsorship.

NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.
In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.
AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

AXA is a leading financial protection company, committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse, multicultural and inclusive environment, and one of the nation’s premier providers of life insurance and annuity products. The organization was established in 1859 and we are committed now more than ever to helping clients meet financial goals in all stages of their lives. One of the hallmarks of our proud heritage is providing world-class customer service.

We're always looking for smart and talented people to help us develop new and innovative ways to expand our product portfolio, reach new customers and serve well the clients already a part of the AXA family. Positions are available in either Syracuse, NY OR Charlotte, NC.