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2019 Student Internship (U.S.) - CIO Support (IS&T)

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Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries. Our employees use their ideas and ingenuity to create innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions for our customers and our business.  Bechtel's internship program was created to cultivate real-life industry interest based on hands-on experience.  Many new university graduate hires began their careers at Bechtel as a student intern.


The Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) organization supports Bechtel’s global business and projects from strategic planning through delivery of IT related products and services. IS&T’s scope and responsibilities include:


  • Delivery and support of core IT infrastructure, software solutions, and services that enable effective business execution at the Corporate, GBU and Project level.
  • Protection of company, partner, client and employee information through prudent use of information security best practices.
  • Development, support and empowerment of a highly motivated team of professionals supporting business and project needs.
  • Pursuit of innovative solutions and technologies to enable competitive advantage and efficiency of systems, creating differentiation for Bechtel.


The Information Systems and Technology organization hires interns in the following areas:  Infrastructure, Information Security, Software Engineering/Support, Big Data Analytics, Information Management, and in other areas of support for our Corporate Systems.  These areas all play an important role within our organization and are essential to the sharing of information and data collection amongst our employers, clients, and partners towards achieving our company's business goals and objectives.


Each year, we hire numerous IS&T Interns.  The total number of hires and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions. Locations will vary based on project needs, and may include Houston, TX, Glendale, AZ, and Reston, VA, along with various project sites.


General Job Duties (IS&T CIO Support Intern)

Interns may be responsible for:

  • Meeting preparation to include drafting agendas, completing and following up on action items, providing presentation support, recording meeting minutes, etc.
  • Prepare white papers, correspondence, presentations and other key deliverables.
  • Support CIO in various committee roles and/or reporting out to key committees.
  • Support CIO and senior leadership team participation in external activities.


Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a four-year Bachelor of Science degree program in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Technology, Information Systems Management, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Completed at least one year of undergraduate studies in one of the above fields
  • Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the U.S. without sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed relevant coursework with a strong GPA
  • Prior co-op or internship experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected
veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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