• Technology Summer Internship

    Location US-IL-Lake Zurich
    # Positions
    ACCO Brands
  • Position Summary

    Achieve. Create. Collaborate. Organize.


    Essential brands. Innovative products. Smart investment. Winning team. This is what you will find at ACCO Brands. We are passionate about building a culture that is committed to the success of our employees. If you are looking for an organization that offers rewarding opportunities and is dedicated to team orientation, learning and development, and flourishes with success, we invite you to be a part of building our company for the future.


    We are looking for a motivated and talented student to join our Technology Summer Internship in 2019 to help us solve some of complex challenges in business and technology. Technology teams write and maintain business reporting data, risk management systems, and front-end interfaces, all of which are central to ACCO’s business. We are focused on designing, building and deploying customer focused solutions with passion and precision.


    Our Technology Summer Internship program offers opportunities to learn more about ACCO’s business, our role in the Office & School Products industry, and the types of technology that keep our markets running. Students will develop both their technical skills and expand their network with access to industry experts, while working alongside other talented and ambitious students with a passion. The selected candidate will join the Global Reporting and Analysis Team, which serves as a primary interface with the business and partners with the development teams to provide integrated solutions across domains. With a proven ability to work across different offices, the Global Reporting and Analysis Team provides project execution services such as impact analysis, requirements analysis, functional allocation & logical design, and centralized data modeling.


    Principal Accountabilities:

    • Contributing to storyboarding, prototyping, and business analysis activities
    • Gathering project analysis metrics and data:
    • User Requirements
    • Reporting
    • Interface specs
    • Data mapping specs
    • UI specs
    • Report specs
    • Developing acceptance tests and supporting automated and functional testing
    • Reviewing QA testing strategy and test plans
    • Partnering with development and QA on solution assessment and validation
    • Accurately representing the needs of internal and external customers

    Position Qualifications

    • Pursuing a B.A. or B.S. in business, computer science, information systems, or a similar degree
    • Basic knowledge of agile methodology/practices
    • Basic knowledge of analysis practices and techniques
    • Basic knowledge of visual and process modeling
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to understand and absorb business & technology concepts quickly
    • Ability to work with individuals at all levels within and outside the organization

    About Us

    You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.


    If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of nearly $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth.  We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.


    Apply and build your future with ACCO Brands.


    More information about ACCO Brands, the Home of Great Brands Built by Great People, can be found at www.accobrands.com.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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