CyrusOne Construction Intern - Chicago - Aurora in Chicago, Illinois
CyrusOne is looking for Interns to join our talented team of business professionals this summer at our offices in Carrollton, Texas, Aurora, Illinois, Sterling, Virginia and Chandler, Arizona. Our Internship Program provides an invaluable hands-on experience for those who want to work alongside a team that values results, enjoyment (really – we love to work hard, play hard) and learning. Forget about coffee runs – our Interns learn the ins and outs of their area of specialization and enjoy representing the company in challenging enterprise-wide projects and meaningful assignments to gain the knowledge, experience and training you will need to determine if your career choice is the right fit for you.
We provide Interns with the opportunity to learn and develop new skills while gaining a deeper understanding of concepts through immersive application. Working closely with their advisor, Interns explore their career field of interest, acquire new skills, and develop transferrable skills.
Each Intern reports to a CyrusOne leader who provides hands-on training, oversight, and mentorship.
We are looking for well-rounded individuals who have demonstrated not only outstanding academic achievement, but aptitude for leadership, teamwork, analytical capabilities, excellent communication skills and sincere interest to pursue a career in their area of expertise.
Assist with current projects, deadlines, scheduling and priorities during the Internship
Complete an Intern rotation to understand the roles/positions of the department
Interact with Construction and Design professionals to build an in-depth understanding of real-world construction methods and challenges
Gain familiarity with typical construction tasks, including construction services procurement, contract award and buy-out, and the creation of RFI’s, AIA industry-standard documents, and contract documents
Understand the contributions and responsibilities of the Development and Investments teams throughout the life of a project
Accomplish daily operations of construction with the Design and Construction Team
Support Construction Team in the field through assistance, coordination and distribution of information required to construct the project on time, within budget and to quality standard
Coordinate and inspect contractor work across a variety of new projects with the goal of ensuring they meet established schedule, budgetary, and quality agreements
Participate in and occasionally lead construction meetings, track change order requests and problem issues, and prepare and distribute project status reports
Contribute feedback aimed at improving the operational success of the projects, including improved safety, cost control, and environmental effectiveness
Assist with obtaining information and approvals for processing shop drawings and submittals
Assist in the Design and Construction portions of a project under supervision of an experienced professional
Disseminate Construction information to appropriate parties
Assist in the preparation of contract items list
Prepare Design and Construction related calculations to support drawings and visual aids
Assist with data collection, input, verification, and manipulation
Support Construction of facilities and infrastructure, project controls, procurement and document management
Assist on projects involving Design and Construction systems and applications (as appropriate depending on major)
Utilize your knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures to complete your assigned tasks in a team environment
Lead your own projects, as assigned, and present your results to the team
Results oriented and self-motivated, excellent oral and written communication skills
Perform analysis and interpret results into actionable steps
Effective information gathering, presentation and cross functional skills
Strong organizational skills and hardworking attitude
Length of Internship: The Internship will start in June 4th and wrap up on August 10th. The length of the Internship will depend largely on college/university academic year calendars or graduation status.
Construction/Building Science, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Engineering or Architecture and Design major, in Junior/Senior year of Undergraduate and/or Graduate student currently attending a college or university, preferred
Reliable transportation to our Corporate Office
Secure your own temporary accomodations
Some travel may be required
- Not applicable.
As a CyrusOne Intern, you'll learn and be a part of:
Participating in brainstorms and team collaborations
Researching the web and publications for relevant news to share with the team
Assisting with administrative tasks for all departments
Successfully completing each portion of your training
Participating in supplemental development training
Meeting on a regular basis with their advisor
Attending Intern networking events and training sessions
You may be a fit if your strengths/experience/interests include being:
Highly organized and self-motivated
A great writer (creative & technical)
Willingness to take on a full range of tasks; ability to multi-task
Proactive and curious, and you love to learn
Into research and problem solving
Proficient in social media tools, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
Paid Internship: Yes- hourly rate, 40 hrs/week
Shift Type: First shift (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM), hours may vary based on position
Dallas-Carrollton: 1649 W. Frankford Rd., Carrollton, TX 75007
Chicago-Aurora: 2905 Diehl Rd., Aurora, IL 60502
Northern Virginia- Sterling: 21111 Ridgetop Circle, Sterling, VA 2016
Phoenix-Chandler: 2335 South Ellis Street, Chandler, AZ 85286
CyrusOne is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.
CyrusOne provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. We will respond to requests for reasonable accommodations to assist you in applying for positions at CyrusOne, or to submit a resume. If you need to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources at 214.488.1365 (Option 7) or by email at HR@cyrusone.com .
CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its more than 30 data centers worldwide.
The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for hundreds of customers, including many of the Fortune 20 the Fortune 1000 lists of enterprise companies.