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Technology Intern - Emerging Leaders Program - Summer 2019

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Technology Intern - Emerging Leaders Program - Summer 2019
Various Chicago, IL / Tampa, FL Internship Paid

Description

Today, there were over 500 million Tweets, over 85% of U.S. Consumers used their mobile device while watching TV, and within the next four years, women will control $28 Trillion in annual consumer spending. At Nielsen, you will help analyze and understand what all this means to our consumers, and how it truly influences and drives consumer behavior in what people watch and what people buy.

At Nielsen, we invest in you. Nielsen’s Emerging Leaders Program offers a powerful and unique experience for top undergraduates interested in a leadership career with the world’s leading provider of global marketing information, consumer insights, and business media.

Are You Ready to Join the Team? New Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) Interns in the Technology track are challenged with:

  • High-priority assignments
  • Intensive training
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities

Develop Your Future with Nielsen The Technology Track develops future Nielsen leaders who can provide clients with the innovative data management and technology solutions they need to make critical decisions. Associates take on roles of increasing responsibility as they participate in exciting development experiences.

Examples in Technology include:

  • Cloud Security Automation - drive critical security automation within our cloud solutions across all Nielsen business units
  • Technology Delivery Lead - manage an agile team of developers to deliver critical enhancements in partnership with another third party
  • Digital China Measurement - own/drive the end to end technology rollout for a new form of Digital measurement for China in partnership with the largest social media company in China

A day in the life of an Associate may include: driving agile scrum teams; solving technical problems through design or hands on development ; driving project deliverables through cross organizational collaboration; meeting with project stakeholders; continuing personal development through lunch and learns and associate selected side projects.

Internships: Building towards YOUR future An Emerging Leaders Internship is definitely NOT just a summer job! You get to experience firsthand what it is like to work in the Nielsen environment. You’ll be exposed to our full-time Emerging Leaders Program by meeting and working with program Associates. You’ll work on projects involving significant business needs such as simplification, integration, business process improvement or project management. Sample assignments include:

  • Challenging the status quo - Identification of process issues impacting data quality & Nielsen employee efficiency and then implementation of solutions to correct these issues.
  • Simple Solutions - Improve operational efficiency and/or accuracy of a specific measurement system that incorporates complex software, hardware, or both.
  • Deepen Analytical Skills - Perform qualitative and quantitative analyses on data to help “tell a story” or determine the answer to a client concern.

Candidate Opportunities: For the Summer of 2019, we are offering qualified Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 graduates the following:

  • Intern assignments in Chicago, IL or Tampa, FL
  • June through mid-August internships
  • Competitive hourly salary
  • Generous sign-on bonus to defray housing and temporary relocation cost

Qualifications

Selection Criteria:

  • Strong academic record (minimum overall GPA of 3.0)
  • Current enrollment in an undergraduate degree program in: B.S. in Information Sciences and Technology, IT Management, MIS, Computer Science, Business Information Technology (Decision Support Systems), Software Engineering
  • Fewer than two years’ full-time work experience
  • Leadership experience (classroom, campus, summer jobs)
  • Permanent work authorization in the United States required
  • Ability to work in Tampa, FL or Chicago, IL
  • Coursework in financials, statistics or programming languages
  • Initiative, creativity and passion to deliver results to our clients
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Effective decision-making and problem-solving abilities

About Us

Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy.