United Airlines Intern - Information Technology (Summer 2018) - Chicago, IL & Houston, TX in Chicago, Illinois
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Information Technology Overview
The Information Technology division is composed of over 2,500 employees and contractors, and is made up of four portfolios:
Airline Operations & Shared Services
IT Business Management, Strategy & Architecture
Commercial & Customer
IT Operations & Service Management
The Information Technology division provides the unique opportunity to engage with all of United’s operational and business units.
Internship opportunities will be available across all four portfolios. Placement within the division will be determined during the selection process, depending on the candidate’s background and best fit. Tasks will vary by group and may include the following:
Employee website content development
Mobile phone application development
Improving Production Pipelines
Database Administration and functional testing
Administration Mileage Plus/Loyalty Systems
Entry Level Project Management
Technical Drawings and Documentation
Applicant must be a current undergraduate student with a Junior standing or above, planning to graduate between December of 2018 or May of 2019 required
Students from all fields of study will be considered, although coursework or experience in Computer Science, Engineering or Management Information Systems is preferred
Exceptional technical, analytical and problem solving skills required
Required Knowledge of: C#, C++, SQL
Windows Application Development
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; experience in Microsoft Access is a plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Solid interpersonal skills with a focus on teamwork
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 47 Technology/IT
Function: Intern - MBA & Undergrad
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled