Information Systems Internship-Edward Jones

Website Edward Jones


Opportunity Overview

Headquarters Summer Internship Program:

During the 10-week program, our interns gain applicable knowledge for their future careers, as they work in partnership with Edward Jones associates. Individualized mentorship is provided to each intern to ensure their success. This is a unique opportunity to gain experience and industry knowledge through summer project work within the Information Systems Division, while also developing professionally through networking with peers, mentors and senior leaders at our Corporate Headquarters.

Information Systems (IS) Division Overview

You’ll push boundaries to deliver the technologies that power our business. Whether designing new applications or enhancing infrastructure, your work in Information Systems will have a meaningful impact for both our clients and the firm.

A culture of continuous learning and innovation, you’ll be empowered to bring new ideas forward and leverage emerging technologies as our business evolves. By building and evolving systems, creating industry-leading technology tools and implementing state-of-the-art security, you’ll discover better and more effective ways to support our branch teams and the clients they serve.

Position Overview

Opportunities to perform meaningful work in a supportive hands-on learning environment exist in the following areas:

  • Business Software Development – placement may include experiences such as:
    • Developing, maintaining and implementing business applications
    • Leveraging industry-standard tools such as Linux, Eclipse, XCode, Jenkins, JUnit, Spring, Maven, Gradle and Sonar
    • Developing in technologies such as Java, Swift (iOS), JavaScript, HTML, Spring Boot, REST, Thymeleaf, Docker, Kubernetes, Bootstrap, SQL and JPA
    • Structuring complex data into relational and NoSQL databases such as Oracle, MongoDB, Hadoop and DB2
  • Quality Assurance – placement may include experiences such as:
    • Interacting with the business and development teams to understand their testing needs to define and manage the test automation process
    • Understanding of QA methodologies, life cycle and processes
    • Creating, executing and maintaining new automated test cases using Selenium and Java
    • Evolving more predictive and intelligent testing approaches based on automation and innovative testing products and solutions
  • Information Security – placement may include experiences such as:
    • Providing first level security monitoring and investigations to protect our systems from internal and external threats
    • Assisting with forensics analysis and fact gathering
    • Assisting with vulnerability assessments/scanning for specific applications, OS’s, services, networks and servers and appliances, as required
    • Assisting with configuration and maintenance of information security tools (e.g. AV, SIEM, IPS, Firewalls, e-mail gateway protection, DLP, DBAM, NAC, Certificate Management, Encryption, Proxy technologies, Threat Intelligence, Case management, anti-malware, Network Security Monitoring, Anti-Phishing, etc.)
  • User Center Excellence – placement may include experiences such as:
    • Developing high fidelity mockups into fully functional Front-end
    • Writing clean, efficient and browser agnostic HTML5/CSS3/Javascript
    • Leveraging your experience with Front-end Frameworks such as React.js, Angular.js, etc.

Position Requirements

Who Should Apply?

  • Students with:
  • A cumulative G.P.A. or 3.0 or above
  • Junior or Senior standing with an anticipated graduation date of December 2021 or May 2022
  • A preferred major for this opportunity, including, but not limited to:
    • Computer Science/Computer Engineering
    • Management/Information Systems
    • Other-related Technical Degrees
  • Candidates who:
    • Drive to succeed and have an interest in the financial services industry
    • Have excellent leadership, communication, teamwork and service skills
    • Demonstrate leadership in campus organizations and activities
    • Multitask and prioritize to ensure maximum productivity
    • Utilize critical thinking to challenge current processes and seek opportunities to improve
    • Are eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

Company Description

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team’s ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
Awards and Accolades

  • FORTUNE 2020 – Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list.
    • From FORTUNE ©2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.
  • Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
  • 2020 Corporate Equality Index – Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
  • Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine’s 2020 Training Top 125 list – the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
  • Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
    • The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm’s 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

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Missouri, St. Louis
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