Comcast Information Technology Internship (Atlanta, GA) in Atlanta, Georgia

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Program Overview:

This internship is a summer program based at Comcast's Central Division office in Atlanta, GA. The program is designed to identify high-caliber talent to build our organization with the best and the brightest students who come from a variety of sourcing channels, including on-campus engagement, partner organizations, and direct applications. As an intern in the program, you would expect to work a 40 hour/week schedule over the course of 11 weeks throughout the summer.

Additionally, your experience will include:

Engagement: Working on creative, innovative, and thought-provoking projects within various business units at Comcast during your internship experience.

Exposure: An inside look into the day-to-day operations of an organization at the cutting edge of media and technology.

Professional development: You will be exposed to a variety of professional development topics facilitated through our partners at Comcast University and senior leaders within the organization. These sessions are inclusive of speaker series, skill-building workshops, and networking opportunities.

Mentorship: Mentoring from fellow colleagues to help you navigate your experience, provide coaching, and expand your professional network.

Fun: Continuously develop relationships with fellow interns through social activities, community building, and networking.

Role Overview:

The Information Technology interns will assist full time project coordinators and managers on a variety of projects within the businesses. Responsible for providing administrative and operational support for assigned projects. Goal will be to ensure timely and cost-effective completion of administrative details and coordinate diverse tasks. The role will be focused on helping execute on significant projects within the business and will require exceptional organizational skills. This role is an exciting opportunity in a fast-paced environment that requires a 'customer-first' orientation to succeed.

Comcast has multiple internship opportunities and your responsibilities will vary; functional areas may include but not limited to:

Information Security:

- Responsible for ensuring that users of our networks have proper access credentials, as well as for safeguarding the networks from being used for malicious activities

- Experience in this group could lead to the following full-time roles: Security Engineer; Legal Analyst; Network Security Engineer; Network Analyst

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Big Data/Data Analytics:

- Optimization of content feeds through metadata analysis utilizing a wide variety of products and technologies such relevancy ranking and clustering

- Experience in this group may lead to the following roles: Software Engineer, Research Engineer, Video Product Analyst

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Software Engineering:

- Responsible for the development and support of applications used internally at Comcast and by our customers

- Experience in this group may lead to the following full-time roles: Software Developer; Project Manager; Business Analyst

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Basic Qualifications/Requirements

- Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree from a United States-based college or university

- Authorized to work in the United States of America

- Ability to work a minimum of 35 hours per week

- Currently pursuing a major in: Computer Science, Information Systems, Software or Computer Engineering, Digital Media, Technology or a related field

- Strong interest in the technology, telecommunications, cable and media industries

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance

- Ability to work independently and in group settings

Preferred Qualifications/Background

- Previous related experience including internships

- Programming languages (Java, ASP.NET, Perl, Python, PHP, JavaScript, Ruby, SQL)

- Relational database Management system (SQL Server)

- Operating systems (Linux/Unix)

- Markup language (CSS, HTML)

- Security (Network Intrusion Detection, IDS/IPS, Vulnerability, Malware, Firewalls)

- Networking

- Reporting/Data (Cognos BI, ClickFox CEA and Genesys Advisor, Microsoft SQL)

- Scripting (Linux/Unix Shell)

- GUI design, human computer interaction, information architecture

- Metadata analysis, parallel computing, distributed programming, video analytics

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer