Join AT&T: Student Intern – Technical I in Chicago, Illinois

Job Overview

Join AT&T and reimagine the communications and technologies that connect the world. We’re committed to those who seek to discover the undiscoverable and dare to disrupt the norm. Bring your bold ideas and fearless risk-taking to redefine connectivity and transform how the world shares stories and experiences that matter. When you step into a career with AT&T, you won’t just imagine the future – you’ll create it.

Internship program designed for students in a science related program such as Electrical Engineering or Computer Science seeking a career within a specified field. Working 5-10 hrs. per week. Individuals will be contributing in a technical capacity focused on network transformation, insertion of emerging technology, security, and triage of strategic services/applications across AT&T’s portfolio of evolving hybrid networks that include AT&T’s Cloud, Mobility, IMS, Optical, SDN, IP Core, messaging, and other virtual networking technologies. These networks support VoIP, data, and messaging services. Ideal candidates will also supplement new ideas on automation, scripting and programming efforts driving efficiency to support and monitoring functions.

Willingness to perform data analysis on platform and or organizational metrics using industry standard analytics and data presentation tools is needed. Candidates are also tasked with monitoring analysis of end-to-end services and configurations to achieve designed performance and reliability levels using key performance indicators (KPIs). Successful collaboration and technical communication to peer groups is required in this role. This opportunity also supports internal/external audits, root cause analyses (RCA) isolation/remediation, complex triage mitigation techniques analyzing log files coupled with trace/KPI data to include technical presentations.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Dependent on the project assigned this Internship opportunity affords a highly qualified college/university students the potential to become future leaders in ATT and the business community.
  • The program provides the Technical Student Intern practical work experience to augment their education and career preparation.
  • During the work experience, the Technical Student Intern will be exposed to the interpersonal relationships a job requires, both with co-workers and supervisors, that are essential in obtaining a successful, satisfying career.


  • Working toward a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and pursuing a degree such as an MBA, PhD, or JD.


  • No experience required.

Our Technical Internship employees earn a competitive salary not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here.

A career with us, a global leader in communications and technology, comes with big rewards. As part of our team, you’ll lead transformation surrounded by trailblazing industry leaders like you. You’ll be empowered to go above and beyond – making a difference through company-sponsored initiatives or connecting and networking through one of our many employee groups. And regardless of where you’re at in your career trajectory, you’ll be rewarded by the impact that comes with making a difference in the lives of millions. With AT&T, you’ll be a part of something greater, do incredible things and be rewarded with a chance to change the world.

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws

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Required Qualifications

  • Must have completed at least 12 credit hours and pursuing a 4-year degree
  • AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws
  • Must be able to operate a personal computer or wireless device

Join AT&T: Student Intern – Technical I in Chicago, Illinois