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Information Technology Internship - Summer 2020

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

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WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.

Do you want to work for a one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.


ABOUT HALLMARK’S INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

We need sharp, energetic people to help us create, engineer, market, and deliver our products worldwide. Challenging summer internship opportunities are available for candidates pursuing degrees in areas such as Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Communications, Engineering, Human Resources, Psychology, Statistics, Physics, Data Science, and Computer Science.


Hallmark’s internship program (typically late May through early August) provides the valuable opportunity to apply your classroom knowledge to meaningful projects in a corporate environment. You not only work on meaningful projects tied to Hallmark business objectives, but you will also gain exposure to Hallmark leadership, learn more about products and initiatives, visit with employees and interns from other disciplines, and enjoy what life is like in Kansas City. Never been to Kansas City? You’ve been missing out on the city that is consistently ranked among the best in terms of culture, livability, and opportunity for recent college grads! Check out www.thinkkc.com for more information on living and working in Kansas City.


AN OVERVIEW

At Hallmark, our IT interns take on real business challenges primarily within our Technology & Business Enablement organization (or T&BE – that’s what we call the IT division here at Hallmark) and sometimes our Omni-channel (Hallmark.com) division. Our interns work on assignments similar to a new full-time IT analyst. Initial work assignments for you could include:
 

  • Learning assigned applications.
  • Applying technical knowledge to solve problems in a specific business area.
  • Working with business partners to define solutions.
  • Working with consultants, contractors, and on-shore/off-shore resources in accomplishing desired outcomes.
  • Performing analysis.
  • Assuming responsibility for design, programming, and implementation on assigned systems.
  • Ensuring all solutions align to security standards and protocols.


In addition, our interns will work with many technologies including Java, JavaScript, HTML, PERL, Visual Basic, C/C++, .net, Python, JSON, R, COBOL, CICS, DB2, Teradata, Datastage, SAP, PTC, mobile applications, and JDA systems.


During the course of your summer, you will get exposed to all of the different parts of our T&BE division and the various ways that people have created challenging and rewarding IT careers here at Hallmark. We are looking for energetic problem solvers with strong leadership skills who are eager to make an impact.


The final deadline for all applications is October 31st, 2019.


Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • Currently pursuing a degree with a graduation date of December 2020, May 2021, December 2021, or May 2022.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Your resume and application will stand out if you have:

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (GPA must be stated on your resume).
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • High learning agility and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity.
  • Previous internship experience or exposure to corporate or technological work.


Additional Details

All internships will be at the Hallmark Headquarters or outlying facilities in or near the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area. This internship will occur summer of 2020 (typically late May through early August). The intern program at Hallmark is the primary source for entry-level full-time hires either directly after graduation or for future pipeline. Full-time hiring decisions are based on performance and business need.


The final deadline for all applications is October 31st, 2019, and we plan to have all decisions made by Thanksgiving. We sincerely appreciate your interest in our program! #internhallmarklife

 

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 


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