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2020 Summer Intern Program: IT Business Systems Analyst


Business Internship

At a Glance
  • You’re a motivated rising junior or above student with a 3.0 GPA or higher seeking a degree in one of the following areas listed below from an accredited college or university:
    • Business Administration
    • Computer Information Systems (CIS)
    • Engineering – Computer Science, Software Development, Coding, Programming
    • Information Technology
    • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • This is a learning-intensive program designed to give you essential business insights and hands-on experience in your field of choice. It’s a full-time, 10-week commitment from May 27, 2020 through July 31, 2020.
  • Benefits include professional development sessions, networking opportunities, and mentorship.

The Spectrum Internship Experience
You have clear aspirations and are seeking a summer internship program that will help you meet them. Find it at Spectrum, named one of the Top 100 Internship Programs in the United States by WayUp.

Our internships are designed to provide:
  • Opportunities to gain new skills and elevate the ones you already have, all in a robust and forward-thinking business setting.
  • First-rate, hands-on experience in the telecommunications industry.
  • Opportunities to connect you with people who can give you a better understanding of the industry and help you accomplish real goals you can add to your résumé, this includes assigning you a formal mentor and interactions with senior executives.

What you can expect in this role
As a Spectrum Intern, you’ll be essential to two teams — your respective department and your Intern peer group. Department and team-focused projects account for about 80% of your schedule. You’ll spend the other 20% on professional development sessions and networking activities, including the Kickoff Conference on May 27 and 28, webinars, community service, cross-functional project, and final presentations.

Internship responsibilities may include
  • Perform project research using applicable Charter systems (SharePoint, Chalk)
  • Analyze business requirements and translate to IT functional requirements/user stories along with Traceability
  • Review deliverables created by IT BSAs (Business Systems Analyst) and understand the content significance
  • Assist with activities involving Business Process Framework and BPMN Business Process flows
  • Participate in project related meetings as an observer and distribute meeting notes
  • Attend project elicitation meetings and contribute towards creation of requirements planning schedules
  • Use Outlook to assist in scheduling meetings on behalf of IT BSA team members
  • Use Outlook to schedule meetings with mentor and others to present progress on work assignments
  • Utilize tools like JIRA, HP ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) and MS Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint) for completing assigned tasks
  • Help securing and tracking approvals of IT BSA team's deliverables Additional responsibilities:
  • Show interest and enthusiasm when work assignments are presented
  • Be assertive by asking questions and making process improvement suggestions
  • Request additional tasks after completing work assignments
  • Share recent educational courses and techniques that may assist the IT BSA team with their job responsibilities

Here’s what it takes to get started

Required qualifications
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited College or University completing a Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Degree
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or greater in current program
  • Ability to travel locally to Spectrum Intern development events and activities throughout the program

Preferred qualifications
  • Analytical skills
  • Atlassian Tool Suite (Jira/Confluence)
  • Business Analysis
  • Organizational skills
  • Oral and written skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Project and time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Software development skills, SDLC
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Works well independently