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Intern - Technical Project Manager (SPRING)

Company: Acxiom
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Acxiom Information Technology Project Management Office team is looking for an Intern to learn how to become a Technical Project Manager. This role will focus on infrastructure management, upgrades, and migrations.You will begin building project management skills and be exposed to groundbreaking edge cloud-based technologies while working alongside some of the best engineers, architects, and leadership teams in the industry!INTERNSHIP DETAILS:

  • The internship will begin on January 9, 2023
  • Our intention is to have interns work on-site in Conway, Arkansas if possible. However, your internship may begin virtually and could continue virtually for its entirety. We plan to transition interns to on-site work when teams transition back into the office, but we currently do not have a timeline for this transition
  • Up to 40 hours/week work dedication during summer and breaks, 20-25/week during the semester
  • Anticipated graduation date May 2023 - December 2024
  • Applicants for this internship position with Acxiom in the U.S. must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Acxiom (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (CPT/OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status)WHAT YOU WILL DO:
    • Determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments
    • Identify tasks and the items needed to achieve a goal
    • Monitor the quality and timeliness of project work
    • Identifies potential problems or issues as they arise and makes necessary adjustment to complete task
    • Develop presentations for leadership updates
    • Identify conflict and drives to positive resolution
    • Identifies specific resources, and resource availabilities based on predetermined requirements
    • Track resource use and dependencies for projects.
    • Track progress and verifies task completion against project plans
    • Identify and communicate project roadblocks and dependencies that can impact other projects
    • Advocate and promote processes that facilitate communication among program/project managers and other key project partners
    • Recognize process improvement opportunities
    • Ensure all project close out activities are completed and documentedWHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
      • How to schedule projects
      • How to allocate resources
      • How to create presentations for project updates
      • How to forecast capacity
      • How to keep resources on target for deliverables
      • How to identify issues within a project and how to mitigate those issuesWHO WE ARE - ACXIOMWe are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business - know your customer and grow consistently. For fifty years, we've helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data, and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.OUR MISSIONAt Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We're looking for talented people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise - to our clients and to our associates - and define our company culture.EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENTAt Acxiom, we inspire the world of data, connecting systems and people to deliver experiences. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our talent. We believe that diversity spurs innovation, and we love it! Through our inclusion programs and our community outreach efforts, we want Acxiom to be a place where you feel like you belong.Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or other protected status.

Keywords: Acxiom, Buffalo , Intern - Technical Project Manager (SPRING), IT / Software / Systems , Buffalo, New York

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