Carlson Summer 2012 Internship

This is a great place to work in the Twin Cities.  Good internship, especially for anyone interested in the travel/entertainment industry, since Carlson owns some many different properties.

Job ID # 12173
Position Title IT Internship – Summer 2012
Location MN – Minneapolis
Functional Area Information Technology

IT Internships
Summer 2012

Discover the opportunities at Carlson, a vibrant, global, family-owned hospitality and travel company with a strong portfolio of leading brands. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., Carlson encompasses more than 1,070 hotels in 77 countries; more than 900 restaurants in 60 countries; and a majority stake in Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global leader in business travel management. Our business portfolio has significantly evolved over the last few years to focus on hospitality. We are a global leader in that space thanks to the strengths of our hospitality and travel brands — Radisson®, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, Park Inn by Radisson, Park Plaza®, T.G.I. Friday’s®, Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) — and our strong geographic footprint.

From 2006-2010 Carlson has been named one of the “Best Places to Work for GLBT Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign.  For the eighth time since 2001, Carlson recently was named to Working Mother magazine’s list of “The Best Companies for Working Mothers.”  And just this year Carlson was named one of the “Best Companies for Hourly Workers” by Working Mother magazine.

For Summer 2012, we have exciting opportunities for interns in our Information Technology group.

Various Responsibilities Include:
• Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve work flow in the technology development space
• Requirements gathering, observe job performance and/or perform the job in order to determine what information is processed and how it is processed
• Provide staff and users with assistance solving computer related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems
• Review and analyze computer printouts and performance indicators to locate code problems, and correct errors by correcting code
• Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems
• Use object-oriented programming languages, as well as client/server applications development processes and multimedia and Internet technology
• Work with members of the Carlson Information Security and Data Privacy Office and other department members to complete various projects and daily tasks.
• Conduct research and analysis related to information security and data privacy compliance, regulatory and other related matters

Qualifications:
• Juniors or seniors working toward Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or MIS
• Excellent academic performance (GPA 3.0 or higher), with a well-rounded academic background
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Excellent analytical skills

For more information on our brands and services, please visit our website at http://www.carlson.com.

Position Requirements

Qualifications:
• Juniors or seniors working toward Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or MIS
• Excellent academic performance (GPA 3.0 or higher), with a well-rounded academic background
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Excellent analytical skills

Visit the Carlson Careers website to apply.

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