Intern/Cooperative Associate: Technologist - Allentown, PA (Summer)
PPL Corporation 22 reviews - Allentown, PA

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An Intern/Cooperative Associate is a temporarily employed full-time college student in an accredited four-year institution of higher learning, who is offered a work-study program designed to give college students practical work experience in their field of study. This program often helps students determine career interests. Beyond the scope of the actual tasks performed, the student becomes familiar with a corporate environment and gains practical skills and knowledge to supplement their classroom experience.

Primary Responsibilities

Positions Include:
  • Technologist: Information Security
  • Technologist: IT Shared Solutions – Electric Utilities IT Support
If you have a strong interest in working for one or more particular openings (listed above), please list them in your objective statement on your resume.

PPL Services has multiple computer/information technology internships available . As an ISD intern, you will work with a team of professionals to design, implement and maintain computer systems that are used to support the corporate network, end user assets such as workstations and mobile devices, servers, databases, or PPL’s information security and compliance programs.

Interns/co-ops will help design, evaluate, implement, support, and secure core technology components that directly support PPL’s core business processes. As an intern within ISD you will also be asked to support fellow coworkers with troubleshooting technical issues, identifying opportunities for improvement, establishing policies and procedures, as well as enforcing security controls.

Interns/co-ops will also work closely with application developers and members from various business units to help design new applications, improve existing applications, evaluate new technologies, and enhance the existing computing environment to meet evolving business requirements.

Candidate Qualifications

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications to receive consideration.

Basic Qualifications

  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university program.
  • Enrolled in a curriculum leading to a baccalaureate or master’s degree in a computer engineering, computer science, information security, management information systems, or a related field.
  • Enrolled on a full-time basis (12 semester hours). Students may not continue as a Co-operative Associate once they have graduated.
  • Have an acceptable overall grade point average, generally not lower than a 3.2.
  • Eligible to work in accordance with Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) regulations.
  • Able to provide an official student transcript and other required information.
  • 18 years of age or older.

  • Preferred Qualifications

    Relevant skills include:
    • Knowledge in information security concepts and defense protections.
    • Strong fundamental knowledge of computing networking, software, and hardware.
    • Strong organizational, analytical, troubleshooting, communication, leadership, and project management skills.
    • Familiarity with information security standards and compliance frameworks.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    PPL is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace - M/F/D/V

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