IT Telecommunications Intern Job
American Family Insurance - Madison, WI

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Job Title: IT Telecommunications Intern
Job ID: 03377
Division : Information Services
Work Location(s): United States-Wisconsin-Madison
Full/Part Time: AIT or Intern

Position Details:
This internship will be within the IT Telecommunications unit. Position will include technical writing and project and implementation support. Prefer candidates pursuing general IT degree or those with a development or networking focus and a strong passion for telecommunications.

Position Objective
Working in an internship position under the direction of a senior level employee, completes projects or tasks that support the business area goals and results. Performs tasks by adapting to new or changing situations in a team environment. Gathers information, plans and organizes work efficiently and effectively. Applies and learns technical skills appropriate to the specific job assignment.

Primary Accountabilities
  • Supports Division's Business Goals/Results (20%)
  • Begins to develop an understanding of American Family's business environments, corporate culture and structure to support work initiatives.
  • Maintains work efficiency and responds positively to a changing environment.
  • Is open to and supports new ideas, systems and procedures. Generates creative ideas and actions in response to changing situations.
  • Promptly adjusts strategies or tactics in situations where the current approaches are ineffective.
  • Information Gathering (20%)
  • Demonstrates ability to gather appropriate information. Efficiently identifies sources of information for a wide variety of problems or needs.
  • Seeks help when information is difficult to obtain. Seeks out knowledgeable people to obtain information or clarify a problem.
  • Probes skillfully to get both information and its context. Uses skillful questioning to draw out implied and indirect information.
  • Planning & Organizing (20%)
  • Plans, prioritizes, and organizes tasks.
  • Schedules time appropriately to accomplish objectives. Stays focused and avoids distractions.
  • Breaks down projects into component tasks.
  • Identifies and uses appropriate resources.
  • Completes projects and tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Teamwork (20%)
  • Cooperates with other team members and builds a spirit of unity within the team.
  • Fulfills commitments to other team members. Informs team members of important or relevant information for team success.
  • Initiates activities and actively participates in the decision making process to achieve goals.
  • Recognizes the efforts of other team members and values individual differences.
  • Technical Expertise (20%)
  • Demonstrates a depth of judgment, knowledge and technical skill important for the position.
  • Applies knowledge of basic techniques and concepts.
  • Uses good judgment to handle basic issues and problems.
  • Acquires and applies new skills as necessary.
Job Competencies
  • Achieve Results
  • Be Accountable
  • Maximize Customer Experience
  • Adaptability
  • Information Gathering
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Technical Expertise
Specialized Knowledge and Skills Requirements
  • Must be in pursuit of a master's, bachelor's or associate degree or certificate program that is related to the internship.
Please review the job requirements.

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