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The Role

Lumen’s Internship Program is a path for career readiness in the 4th Industrial Revolution. 

Be a part of an internship program, driving human progress through technology. During a 10- week period our summer interns innovate and make an impact by transforming industries across the globe and changing the world one connection at a time. Our interns are presented with real business challenges and provide solutions that make a difference across all areas of the company, all while learning the skills needed to successfully navigate the modern workplace.

The Experience 

•   Innovate – to deliver solutions to real business problems 

•   Transform – your skills and knowledge through challenging work projects

•   Connect – to our company and culture creating valuable connections with your intern peers, work team and leaders across the organization.

•   Impact – through Community & Social Involvement – collaborate with our ERGs to give back and make an impact in the communities Lumen serves.


The Main Responsibilities

As a Data Scientist Intern in our North America Operations organization, you will work collaboratively with our team to build AI strategy for the Lumen website. Tasks during the 10 weeks will have impact on the customers as well as the business. Data Scientist interns will have the potential to create and improve our virtual chat, virtual agent, and click to chat feature. This will give interns the opportunity to have a customer facing role while also improving the company through research and technical training.

-Help with research of new projects alongside program manager

-Research and produce data based on research

-Produce recommendations to help improve features on Lumen website

-Learn technical pieces of each projects 

-Develop and write coding that will sit on cloud-based infrastructure 

-Create products in their entirety 


What We Look For in a Candidate

Education Requirements 

o   Enrolled at a 4-year accredited college or university, rising senior, master’s level, or PhD level education status at the start of the internship, graduating August 2022 – May 2023.

o   Major/Degree: In pursuit of degree in Data Science, Computer Science, MIS Major, Cybersecurity, Statistics, or a related field

Proficiency and understanding of:

o   Microsoft Suite

   Medium to advance knowledge

o   SQL

o   Python

o   Coding Skills

o   Chat Box experience is a plus

o   Machine Learning is a plus

Professional Attributes

o   Strong drive for results and taking initiative

o   Intrinsically motivated to achieve goals

o   Curious Minded- must be able to question the norm

o   Ability to take direction and produce results from it

o   Ability to be inquisitive, critical thinking, and adaptable

o   Ability to collaborate and have agility while making effective decisions

o   Strong written and verbal communication skills

Work Setting

o   Ideally the position will be in one of the following offices: Remote- Work From Home

o   Intern must be able to work 30-40 hours be week during the 10-week program (June – August)

What to Expect Next

After completion and submission of your application, you will be asked to participate in a virtual video interview. This on demand interview will be a way for Lumen to learn more about you and your experience as it aligns to the internship position. A separate email invitation will be sent to you (check your spam) within 6 hours of application. For continued consideration in the summer internship program, please ensure you complete the video interview within 5 business days of application. Thank you!