OPIM Innovate is currently seeking to fill three new student lab specialist positions for the fall of 2019. While two of these lab specialist positions will commence in the fall, one student worker will be needed over the summer.
As a student lab specialist, student workers must test and give presentations on the emerging technologies OPIM Innovate has to offer. In addition, lab specialists must assist students with various lab projects. As such, great communication and customer service skills are a must. Experience with virtual/augmented reality, 3D printing/modeling, IoT/data analytics, drones/wearable tech, A.I./Blockchain is also preferred, but not required.
The student lab specialist position is a Class III job and offers great internship experience for students interested in learning about up-and-coming technologies. For more information on the student lab specialist position, please click here to be directed to the job listing on UConn JobX. For any additional questions contact MIS Program Director Jonathan Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pearson is currently searching for a diligent and enthusiastic individual to become its UConn campus ambassador. As a Pearson campus ambassador, students partner with their local Pearson sales team to promote Pearson’s MyLab and other educational products through presentations, technology registration events, and blog and social media posts.
Pearson campus ambassadors get to test new products; gain access to travel, internship, leadership, and future employment opportunities; and are provided with Pearson course material for free! This 5-10 hour a week position is a great resume builder and helps ambassadors with their public speaking and overall communication skills.
In order to apply to this position, please click here to be redirected to the official job posting.
A UConn student, Erdit Abedini, needs a website developed for his nonprofit organization, the Hartford Sports Foundation. The Foundation is geared towards helping high school students develop teamwork and communication skills through inclusive and accessible sports programs. He is looking for a UConn student skilled in website design/development to build the site for him and maintain it from April 2019 to September 2019. As his deadline for the completion of this website is April 6th, ample experience in website design/development is required. He is willing to pay $250 for the website and a monthly compensation of $30 for maintenance. If the website is completed by April 1st, he is willing to pay $350.
Here is a list of what Erdit is expecting for his website:
- a homepage with the organization’s name and logo, a background picture, and social media icons
- an “About Us” page which describes the organization’s inception
- an “Our Team” page with staff member biographies and photos
- an “Our Mission” page with the mission statement of the organization
- a registration page where an application form can be filled out and submitted online, along with an automatic payment button
- a “Become A Member” donation page with an emphasis on professionality and accessibility
- other pages if needed
For more information on this project, please reach out to Erdit via his email: email@example.com.
Legrand Wiremold is currently looking for an application development/data systems intern to help with optimizing current data collection processes, internal databases, and planning automation. While Legrand has many different projects interns can pursue, such as database creation and information logging, their ideal intern will be able to assist them with mobile application development for a production portal. As Legrand is currently rolling out iPads and computers for their manufacturing staff, they want to give employees a way to seamlessly communicate their needs and record hourly production through an application.
In order to qualify for this internship, the applicant must:
- be in pursuit of a degree in computer science, information technology, or management information systems
- have knowledge of well-known query languages, such as SQL
- be able to work effectively in a team environment
- be a self-starter
Top applicants will have experience with iPad application development, data collection and report generation, and be working towards an advanced degree.
The location of the application development/data systems internship will be in Hartford, CT. There, interns will be exposed to Legrand’s North American headquarters and four different factory environments centered around cable management products. This internship will be a ten-to-twelve-week, forty-hours-a-week position with flexibility for school, other projects, and vacations. The intern will have the opportunity to continue working part-time in the fall based on their schedule.
For more information about this internship, including how to apply, please click here.
Travel Insured International is looking for a full-time data analyst to help them with generating business insights and strengthening client relationships by utilizing company data. Responsibilities of the role include data cleansing, data analysis, data visualization, and consistent documentation of known errors and data-driven conclusions. In addition, as data analysts will be working with project managers, the ability to effectively communicate findings through managerial reports and meetings is a must.
To qualify for this position, candidates are to have a bachelor’s degree in management information systems, data science, computer science, mathematics, economics, statistics, and/or other fields of study related to business data analytics. In addition, candidates should have SQL proficiency, experience with common analytics toolkits, the capacity for analytical reasoning, and creative problem-solving skills.
For more information about this position, please click here.
Attention all management information systems seniors! EY is currently looking for a full-time employee for their Risk Advisor Program. The Risk Advisor Program is a 2-3 year development program that helps budding professionals develop necessary risk-consulting skills by providing participants with career coaching and real-world experience. In risk advising, EY strives to help its clients evaluate a number of risks, including those dealing with operations and information technology. As a result, participants in the Risk Advisor Program will be assisting businesses in establishing and maintaining a relatively risk-free environment. These businesses come from a variety of industries, such as the automotive, entertainment, and information technology industries.
As part of the Risk Advisor Program, participants are expected to develop an understanding of their clients’ risks and needs throughout the consulting process. In addition, participants are expected to better themselves by keeping up with current business and industry trends and self-evaluating their performance.
To qualify for the Risk Advisory Program, you must have:
- a bachelor’s degree in management information systems (finance, accounting, management, and computer science degrees also work)
- a desire to work in advisory and audit
- the willingness to travel
- the willingness to work over standard hours when necessary
- skill in Microsoft Office
- the ability to work independently
- project management, analytical, and problem-solving skills
- excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
- time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines under pressure
If interested, please email your resume to Jon Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travelers E-Business is currently looking for a summer intern who will help them with data integration. The project involves consolidating consumer data in various shared data systems and making the data available to both internal and external Travelers applications. This way, Travelers personnel will be able to utilize consumer data in a way that connects their current customers to new insurance products.
During the internship, the intern will learn about consumer data, mobile device management, cloud integration, and work with cutting edge technologies such as Node.js and Pivotal Cloud Foundry applications. All the while, they will be utilizing these gained skill-sets in the process of making consumer data useful.
Interested in this position? Please contact Jon Moore at email@example.com.
Attention all Management Information Systems majors! Pfizer is recruiting for its Summer Student Worker Program. During this summer information technology (IT) internship, Pfizer will match you with professionals and departments that best embody your IT interests. All the while, you will be completing real-world projects and gaining valuable skills desired by the IT industry.
While there is no specific job description, a candidate for Pfizer’s Summer Student Worker Program will be well-versed in the following:
For more information on the Summer Student Worker Program, please click here.
If interested, please email Jon Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For graduating students looking for full-time employment during the summer and fall of 2019, Deloitte is hiring! They are currently looking for a new risk & financial advisory consultant specializing in technology risk and IT auditing. This position is only available in Deloitte’s Hartford, CT office.
Seniors studying management information systems are encouraged to apply, though other UConn School of Business majors considered for this position are as follows:
- business data analytics
- business administration
For majors not directly associated with business-related technologies, a concentration in business information systems, computer science, math, and/or finance is strongly desired.
For more information about this job opening, including additional requirements and other potential majors of interest, please click here.
The Operations and Information Management (OPIM) Department is looking for students interested in emerging technology to work as a lab specialist in the School of Business’s Gladstein Lab. These new lab monitors must maintain the lab schedule by processing requests and arranging meetings, assisting students with lab projects, and maintaining the appearance and functionality of lab equipment. An interest in teaching visitors about the technologies the department has to offer is beneficial to candidates as they will need to give presentations to students, faculty, staff, and the general public regarding the lab and the department’s other initiatives. Experience with programming, virtual reality, micro controllers, and data analytics is preferred but not required.
For more information and to apply visit the UConn Student employment website