IT Desktop & Operations Intern

American Century Investments, Inc.
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Job Description

Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—or more than $1.5 billion since 2000—to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 550-person, non-profit biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.

Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, we also have offices located in New York; London; Hong Kong; Sydney; El Segundo, CA (Los Angeles area); and Mountain View, CA (Silicon Valley).

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Do you have passion for Information Technology?

Throughout your internship, you’ll work alongside several IT professionals applying technology to seek significant business scenarios. Our company has a dynamic information technology environment, demonstrating 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 have opportunities to work directly on impactful solutions.

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.

Here are some things we’re looking for in our next intern:

  • Model the American Century Investments Winning Behaviors- Client Focused, Courageous and Accountable, Collaborative, Curious and Adaptable, Competitive Drive
  • You are a currently a Junior or Senior in Information Technology, MIS, Computer Science or related major or focus of study
  • Effective analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills; attention to detail and accuracy
  • You have a steadfast ethical standards and integrity
  • Shown knowledge of desktop support

Here's Why You Should Choose ACI:

  • Our interns receive competitive pay! As well as 401k eligibility for contributions
  • We offer a Mentor Program: a designated mentor will be assigned to you during your time with us to provide career coaching and mentorship
  • Access to Business Resource Groups that you can ally and participate with (Diversity, Women in Finance, LGBTQ+, Emerging Professionals, and more)
  • Casual dress code - you can be comfortable and express your unique self
  • A robust social and philanthropic calendar of events hosted just for interns!

Internship Structure:

  • 10 Week Program
  • 40 hours a week, between 8am-5pm CST
  • Location: Kansas City, MO

Additional Requirements:

Employees are required to be in the office on a scheduled frequency. Adherence to this schedule is essential to fulfilling the expectations of the role.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.

Company Info.

American Century Investments, Inc.

American Century Investments is a privately controlled and independent investment management firm.

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