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Application Development Interns - American Century Investments

September 11, 2014

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Job Description
Candidates who submit applications prior to September 30, 2014 will have first consideration.
Throughout your internship with American Century Investments, you’ll work alongside 180 IT professionals applying technology to solve challenging business scenarios.  You will become a member of an application development team, provided a dedicated mentor, and work with a manager who cares about you and your career goals.  Returning interns will have the opportunity to work in a different application area.  Over your summer(s) you will receive informal and formal feedback that will help advance your technology and business skills.  Our goal is to help you develop into a very competitive candidate for a career at American Century Investments!
Our Application Development and Integration teams align with all facets of the business.  We use a combination of purchased software (both cloud and hosted on premise) and internally developed applications to support Investment Management, Sales, Client Servicing, and Corporate Functions.
About Our Company: 
American Century Investments (ACI), a leading privately held investment management firm based at the Kansas City Country Club Plaza, is committed to delivering superior investment performance and building long-term client relationships since 1958.  We manage over $140 billion in assets serving investment professionals, institutions, corporations, and individual investors.   ACI offers a variety of actively managed investment disciplines through an array of products including mutual funds, institutional separate accounts, commingled trusts, and sub-advisory accounts.  A global company, ACI’s 1,200 associates serve clients from offices in New York; London; Hong Kong; Mountain View, CA, and Kansas City, MO.  More than 40 percent of ACI’s profits support research to help find cures for genetically-based diseases including cancer, diabetes, and dementia. For more information, visit
What We Require:
•Effective analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills; attention to detail and accuracy
•Ability to work independently and as a part of a team; highly motivated self-starter with a strong desire to learn
•Uncompromising ethical standards and professionalism
•Currently a sophomore to graduate student working towards a degree in computer science, MIS, or equivalent
•At least one class completed in Java, .NET or an ETL tool
•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
•Authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis
·     Exposure to experienced mentors; long-term employment potential post-graduation
·     Opportunities for community involvement
·     Corporate fitness center
·     401k eligible for intern contribution
·     Business casual dress
·     Housing assistance
Location:    Kansas City, MO
Job Duration:   May 26- July 31
Salary:   $20 / hour  
Job Location
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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October 6, 2014

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week fellowship that prepares postdocs and PhDs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier summer and fall sessions, we will be holding a winter postdoc fellowship.

Locations: There will be both an in-person (in NYC) and online section of the fellowship.

Dates: Both sections will be from 01/05/15 to 02/13/15

Who should apply: Anyone within one year of graduating from a PhD program or who has already obtained a PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from internaitonal students welcome. There is a common application for both the online and in-person sections. Everyone else (including non-PhDs) is enouraged to sign-up for a future session.

For additional information, checkout our websiteblogVenture Beat article, or Harvard Business Review piece.