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Intern: IT Innovation (Summer 2020)

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  • Greensboro ( Guilford )

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Position Description

We're on a mission to transform transport solutions and manufacturing as we know it. Are you interested in driving the revolution in transport solutions in real industrial settings?This innovation intern role is unlike most other internships. You will be challenged to innovate, to step outside the box, and to complete a capstone project and delivery a working Proof of Concept by the end of the summer. You will then present your working prototype to the Volvo Group in a traveling Tech Show.

Volvo Group provides a thought-provoking environment for highly talented and self-motivated students. You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge in a challenging problem-solving environment. You will be encouraged to think out-of-the-box, innovate and find solutions to real-life problems.

Duration and Expected Hours:
This position will require up to 40 hours per week from May 18 th - August 14 th 2020.

Capstone Project:

The Innovation Summer Intern capstone project emphasizes an entrepreneurial attitude, creative, out-of-the-box thinking, team collaboration as well as an agile approach. The capstone experience involves researching an identified problem and developing a solution to address it using emerging technologies. Working prototypes of solutions are expected to be presented at the end of the summer. Interns will:

Research and define in detail the problem or opportunity

Determine technology and approach to solve the problem or opportunity

Develop a working prototype using emerging technology and an agile development approach

Document detailed process, lessons learned presentation


Good programming knowledge in C++, JavaScript, Java, Python, Unity, e.g. writing reusable code

Practical experience in developing scripts for tools automation

Knowledge of engineering fundamentals and an appetite for systems thinking

Good mathematical background with a strong orientation towards statistical thinking and multi-disciplinary optimization

Domain knowledge in machine learning scripts, algorithms, and techniques is preferred

Domain knowledge in IOT technology, Microsoft Azure or other cloud computing environments, AR/VR/XR etc.

Ability to quantitatively and methodically handle Big Data Analytics.

Excellent team working and communication (verbal & written) skills in English

Flexibility and adaptability to work in a growing, dynamic, interdisciplinary team of experts.

Personal Competencies:

Customer Focus

Technical Skills

Action Oriented

Integrity and Trust

Out of the Box Thinking

Minimum Education Requirements:

Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree related to Business or Information Technology at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0


United States
Position Title

Intern: IT Innovation (Summer 2020)

Functional Area

Information Technology
About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group IT manages the Group's overall IT strategies and plans and has the end-to-end responsibility for all development, delivery, support of IT solution and services for the Volvo Group.

We are more than 6000 people based in 36 countries working in a completely global organization. We are a team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Employment/Assignment Type

Last application date

State / Province

North Carolina
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