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2022 Summer Internship – Application Developer Internat CDW Careers

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May 10, 2022
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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Are you looking to gain experience in the IT field 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. 

The Application Developer Intern supports business process automation through technology solutions. 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 Application Developer Intern participates in application standards development and serves as an evangelist for best practices in software development. We strive to provide our interns a meaningful experience and consider CDW for a full-time career post-graduation.

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 2022 Summer Internship Program will begin Tuesday, May 31st and end Friday, August 5th.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 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 pursuing a degree in Computer Science who are graduating December 2022 or May 2023
  • Knowledge in creating applications using technologies such as C#, SQL Server, Web Services, WCF, REST, API, MSTest/Nunit and XML.
  • 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
  • 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

Our interview process:  
After you submit your application, you will receive an email inviting you to complete our on demand HireVue digital interview. The HireVue interview can be completed by webcam, smartphone, tablet, or anything with a forward-facing video camera. Once completed, your interview is shared with the CDW hiring team. Your HireVue is for our eyes only; your recruiter and the team you are applying to join will be the only people to view it. Be yourself, relax and have fun with it. We thank you for your patience during our review of your application/digital interview and will be in-touch with next steps in the process.  
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.  
Awards and recognitions: 

  • #161 on the Fortune 500 list 
  • 2021 Insider Pro and Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT
  • 2021 Glassdoor Best Places to Work
  • 2021 Best Companies for Women by Fairygodboss 

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] 


COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.

CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

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