IT Intern

Company Name:
Western Union

Western Union is changing. Yes, we're the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our consumers. But we're on the cusp of becoming much more than that. Our vision is to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved - billions of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means aggressively pursuing digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card strategies that meet the needs of today's global consumers and businesses. So if you're looking for a company on the move - and truly one of the most diverse work environments on the planet - then Western Union could be for you.

Right now, we are seeking an
IT Intern
, based in Montvale, New Jersey.

In this role, you will work with an experienced Solutions Engineering/Software Development team.

In addition, you will:

Enhance your application development skills through participation in project activities of various sizes, scope and complexity
Support IT Solutions Engineering (Software Development) team on day-to-day activities including project status updates, maintenance of applications, creating and responding to helpdesk tickets, support end-to-end regression testing on new and existing functionalities, and support QA testing on various applications
Work directly with the Development Team and Management while gaining insight into system design and business development processes
Develop diagramming, technical writing, and software development skills
Participate in team-wide meetings and design/development discussions
Expand your industry knowledge

Currently enrolled in an accredited 4-year degree program
Required GPA of 3.5 in major and overall 3.0 GPA
Understanding of software development (java), application architecture (J2EE), and software testing activities within the software development life cycle
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Strong interest in process flow and data
Ability to think conceptually and understand the ''big picture''
Ability to recognize and understand the issues/see other angles
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel, MS project and application related software implementations
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
Company Information With a 160-year history of connecting people when it matters most, Western Union continues to shape the world in which we live. Western Union offers one of the easiest ways for families and friends to send money and stay connected almost anywhere in the world. It all comes down to the relationships we've established over many years. We take pride in being close to our consumers. Together with our Agents, we speak our consumers' languages and live in our consumers' neighborhoods. And we share our consumers' cultures. We are a significant part of each other's lives. As a result, our Agents and employees are more like ambassadors. They are ambassadors of trust. Ambassadors of responsibility. And ambassadors of hope. They are the living, breathing manifestation of who we are as a company and reflect the Western Union behaviors: Inspired. Connected. Driven. Game-Changer. Responsible. EOE/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, veteran status, disability or other protected category.
Relocation Eligible: No

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