Throughout your internship with American Century Investments, you’ll work alongside 200 IT professionals applying technology to solve challenging business scenarios. American Century Investments is a progressive information technology environment, leveraging technologies such as data science, robotic process automation, Agile/DevOps, and the cloud for Infrastructure as a Service. You will become a member of a team such as Application Development, Information Security, Database Administration, Technical Services, Desktop Support, or Network Services. You will have the opportunity to work directly on impactful solutions. You will be provided a dedicated mentor, and work with a manager who cares about you and your career goals. Over your summer(s) you will receive informal and formal feedback that will help advance your technology and business skills. Our goal is to help you develop into a very competitive candidate for a career at American Century Investments!
Our IT teams align with all facets of the business. We use a combination of purchased software (both cloud and hosted on premise), internally developed applications and infrastructure (cloud and on-prem) to support Investment Management, Sales, Client Servicing, and Corporate Functions.
About Our Company:
American Century Investments (ACI), a leading privately held investment management firm based at the Kansas City Country Club Plaza, is committed to delivering superior investment performance and building long-term client relationships since 1958. We manage over $150 billion in assets serving investment professionals, institutions, corporations, and individual investors. ACI offers a variety of actively managed investment disciplines through an array of products including mutual funds, institutional separate accounts, commingled trusts, and sub-advisory accounts. A global company, ACI’s 1,400 associates serve clients from offices in New York; London; Hong Kong; Sydney; Mountain View, CA, and Kansas City, MO. More than 40 percent of ACI’s profits support research to help find cures for genetically-based diseases including cancer, diabetes, and dementia. For more information, visit www.americancentury.com .
What We Require:
•Effective analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills; attention to detail and accuracy
•Ability to work independently and as a part of a team; highly motivated self-starter with a strong desire to learn
•Uncompromising ethical standards and professionalism
•Currently a sophomore or junior pursuing a degree in computer science, MIS, or equivalent
•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
•Demonstrable knowledge of software development concepts using Java, .NET, SQL or Database development
•Authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis
•Exposure to experienced mentors; long-term employment potential post-graduation
•Opportunities for community involvement
•401k eligible for intern contribution
•Business casual dress
Job Duration : May 28 – August 2, 2019
Salary : $23 / hour
EOE Policy Statement : American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.