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2024 Legacy Excellence Program – Cyber Security Fellowat CDW Careers

Job ID: 
24000571
Focus Area: 
Internships
Location: 
Chicago, Illinois
Remote Type: 
Hybrid Remote

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Are you looking to gain experience in Technology with a Fortune 200 company? CDW is the "real world" experience you're looking for. We want fresh, ambitious minds to work (and play) with some of the smartest and most creative people in their fields.  

CDW’s Legacy Excellence Program will provide students with a unique learning experience and is designed to inspire future leaders at CDW. You will gain access to core professional development skills while building your network with leaders in the tech industry. We pride ourselves on cultivating a company culture that thrives on diversity and expanding growth opportunities for present and future talent. 

The purpose of the role is to assist in development of business software solutions for complex and large-scale projects through object and data modeling, database design, programming, quality assurance and implementation support. The Cyber Security Fellow participates in application standards development and serves as an evangelist for best practices in software development. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Develop business critical applications and systems  
  • Collaborate with IT teams to clarify design and implementation while meeting project needs
  • Resolve defects and application issues
  • Collaborate within and across IT teams
  • Learn how to practically apply programming skills to real-world problems
  • Learn how to administer and scale enterprise applications  
  • Understand enterprise code development standards  
  • Learn how code migrates through development, QA and production environments
  • Understand how production changes get approved and deployed 

The 2024 CDW Legacy Excellence Summer Program will begin Tuesday, May 28th and end Saturday, August 3rd.  

Participation in the Legacy Excellence Program requires residing in Chicago for the summer and attendance at one of the following HBCUs: 

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Florida A&M University
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Southern University and A&M College 

Requirements (Preferred) 

  • Working towards a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • Knowledge of OS level scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python and Bash  
  • Knowledge in application development  
  • Strong development skills (Java (object-oriented language) or RPG)
  • General Windows operating system knowledge 
     

What we’re looking for:  

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate students with a graduation date of May 2025 with ability to begin full-time employment in 2025 (if offered employment post-internship)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • Self-motivated and results-driven individual who will make an impact while utilizing strong written and verbal skills to communicate effectively
  • Team oriented and able to develop positive relationships with coworkers and other partners involved
  • Strong presentation skills, including ability to develop and deliver presentations
  • Microsoft Office skills including, but not limited to Outlook, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, and Word  
  • Availability to work a 40-hour week within standard business hours throughout the summer
  • Authorization to work in the US; without sponsorship as a full-time coworker 

Company culture:   
Bring your best true self and your best ideas to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving and better solutions for our customers. You’ll be trusted to do your job in an environment that is energetic. 

From teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together, and we always have your back. You’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. 

CDW is a place where we aspire every day to be better than we were yesterday. 

Who we are:  
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces and workspaces of more than 250,000 companies. With the breadth of products and services we offer, combined with the expertise of our specialists, there is no request too big or too small. Our coworkers across the globe are working together to bring technology to life for our customers.   

CDW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at [email protected].  

Date Posted: Mar 12, 2024
Job Category: Students
People Leader v. Individual Contributor: Individual Contributor
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