CenturyLink Intern- Analytics & Data Optimization - Summer 2019 in Town And Country, Missouri

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

CenturyLink’s internship program is a 10 week, fast-paced and exciting opportunity to gain professional experience within your field of study. Interns within our International and Global Accounts Management group will be challenged to apply their knowledge gained in the classroom to work on and influence industry solutions. This is a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience working on real world Innovation Initiatives for a Fortune 200 company. This position will allow interns to identify, research, and organize information to assess data application to determine data validity and if data collected is sufficient to drive business determinations. This individual will assist other data analyst and Senior Managers in routine data analytics projects and reporting while contributing to the compilation of a base management data and analytics roadmap.

Job Description

Candidates considering this role should have experience, be knowledgeable and skilled in the following areas to achieve the goals and objectives of this role.

  • Determine the relationships among multiple data sources and types of information

  • Aggregate, cleanse, and normalize disparate sources of data

  • Analyze and interpret historical financial, operational, and transactional data

  • Create summaries, data visualizations, written analyses, and other presentations of work performed

  • Generate consistent and thorough documentation to support processes developed throughout the project lifecycle

  • Participate in internal and external team meetings

  • Maintain a professional image within the company

Have already experimented with data visualization methods using BI tools – experience with Tableau or PowerBI


  • Strong interest in using technology to solve complex data problems

  • Have a large interest towards database management and development – the knowledge of SQL or other DML languages

  • Ability to engage in team-oriented projects within a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Advanced decision-making, problem-solving, logic-based skills with a strong attention to detail

  • Ability to interact confidently with team members

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), quantitative, and organizational skills

  • Strong work ethic, eagerness for continued development, and motivation to succeed

  • Ability to manage time and tasks to meet internal and external deadlines

  • Use Microsoft Office, especially Excel confidently (complex formulas, pivoting is a minimum)

Currently studying / just finished studies in an Economic / Technological / IT field

Minimum Qualifications

• Strong listening, written and verbal communication skills; fluent in English

• Strong problem-solving skills; curious, innovative and creative

• Strong sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines, results oriented mindset

• Highly motivated, organized, reliable and detail oriented

• Capable of multi-tasking efficiently

• Quick learner and not afraid to work with new technology

• Professional attitude

• Classification: Junior, Senior or Graduate status by start of internship

• Currently enrolled at a 4-year accredited College or University

• 3.0 or above cumulative GPA

Alternate Location: US-Missouri-Town And Country

Requisition #: 208091

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.