Digital Assistant/ App Developer Intern

Comcast Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

Business Unit:

Program Overview

The Comcast Center Internship Program (CCIP) is an internship program based at our Headquarters in Philadelphia, PA. The program is designed to identify high-caliber talent to build our organization with the best and the brightest students who come from a variety of sourcing channels, including on-campus career fairs, partner organizations, and direct applications. In this role you will immerse yourself into the Comcast culture, working side by side with innovative and talented Comcasters. You will cultivate meaningful relationships and develop strong interpersonal and business skills that will set you apart from your peers. As an intern in the program, you would expect to work a 30-40 hour/week schedule.

Additionally, your experience will include:

- Engagement: Working on creative, innovative, and thought-provoking projects within various business units at Comcast during your cooperative experience

- Exposure: An inside look into the day-to-day operations of an organization at the cutting edge of media and technology.

- Professional development: You will be exposed to a variety of professional development topics facilitated through our partners at Comcast University and senior leaders within the organization. These sessions are inclusive of speaker series, skill-building workshops, and networking opportunities.

- Mentorship: Mentoring from fellow colleagues through the Empowering Future Leaders Program (EFLP) to help you navigate your experience, provide coaching, and expand your professional network.

- Fun: Continuously develop relationships with fellow interns through social activities, community building, and networking.

Role Overview

In your role as a digital assistant app developer intern on the Comcast Business Product Management team, you will help Comcast Business enable its product line with voice-driven user interface (VUI). You will create skills/apps for leading voice-first platforms such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant which allow users to access key product features with voice commands. You will work alongside developers, product managers, and product owners with a passion for delivering voice-driven product experiences to delight customers and drive stakeholders' key business metrics.

In your role as a digital assistant app developer intern, you will work in an agile team environment to create Alexa skills and Google Assistant apps tied to Comcast Business products. You will be responsible for coding, testing, and validating skills/apps for digital assistants which integrate OAuth2 authentication, RESTful API calls, and Node.JS and/or Python to execute various product functionality across the Comcast Business voice, internet and video product offerings.

Preferred Qualifications/Requirements

- Currently enrolled and pursuing a Bachelor's degree from a United States-based college or university with the Grad year of 2020 (Juniors)

- Major: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineering, and Information Systems

- Minimum GPA: 3.2

- Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook

- Experience with Microsoft Excel, required

- Knowledge of Java/C#

- Knowledge of Javascript

- Familiarity with Node.JS and/or Python

- Familiarity with AWS a plus, but not required

- Familiarity with Alexa Developer Console and Google Actions Console a plus, but not required

- Familiarity with Agile project delivery a plus, but not required

- Familiarity with Alexa skill development a plus, but not required

- Must have excellent time management and verbal/written communication skills

- Must have great attention to detail and organizational skills

- Must have ability to interface with all levels of management

- Must be able to work evenings (when necessary)

- Willingness to learn and work in a fast-paced environment

- Strong interest in the telecommunications, cable and media industries

- Ability to work on a team

- Authorized to work in the United States of America

- Comcast is an Affirmative Action/EEO employer M/F/D/V

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer