SOURCE: Apogee

Apogee

June 23, 2016 09:00 ET

Apogee's New 2016 Internship Program Provides Entree Into World of Enterprise Networking

15 Engineering Students Selected to Gain Real-World Training and Experiences This Summer

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 23, 2016) - Apogee, higher education's largest ResNet and video solutions provider, today announced its new Summer Internship Program and selection of 15 engineering students for their entrée into the world of enterprise networking. The interns -- selected from various universities such as the University of Texas at Austin, University at Albany (SUNY), Oklahoma Baptist University, Texas State University, Texas A&M University and Rice University -- will receive practical, real-world development experience from one of the leading telecommunications companies in higher education today. 

"Apogee is committed to the student experience and in creating the ideal internship," said Keesha Galindo, Director of Human Resources at Apogee. "Our program is an opportunity to give eager engineering students hands-on experience that will help them attain gainful employment after graduation and exposes them to the industry's best practices in enterprise networking. With this industry growing by leaps and bounds, the Apogee program gives interns a chance to explore and deepen career interests through targeted work assignments, mentoring and training."

The new program provides any level student (freshman to senior) with the opportunity to complete a ten-week paid internship at Apogee's Austin-based headquarters. Interns will gain a 360-degree view behind the scenes as they work closely with a three-member support team including a mentor, manager and sponsor. The program includes:

  • Real-world training to gain relevant work experience in enterprise and residential networking
  • Rotation within the logistics and procurement, project management and network installation departments
  • Attendance at executive sponsored meetings, workshops, social events and training sessions
  • Opportunity to gain valuable insights and contacts that they can take with them throughout their careers
  • Ability to contribute directly to product feedback and improvement, which will impact the end experiences of thousands of their peers in schools nationwide
  • Opportunity to be considered for full-time employment

The Apogee Summer Internship Program is open to engineering students currently enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate program and have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. While all the internships for this year's program have been filled, interested future interns can sign up to receive internship opportunities alert by emailing Keesha Galindo at jobs@apogee.us.

About Apogee
Apogee is the largest, most innovative provider of on-campus residential networks (ResNet) and video solutions in higher education. Partnering with Apogee for ResNet services allows colleges and universities to enhance their network infrastructure while offloading the growing volume of administrative responsibilities associated with managing a student network. This partnership allows IT, Business and Housing to focus on the mission-critical tasks of the university. Find out why nine out of 10 schools that outsource their ResNet choose Apogee at apogee.us.

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