Friday, 9 September 2016

Cisco South Africa Internship Opportunity 2016

Cisco South Africa has an excellent opportunity available for a student to gain hands on valuable experience working on a business plan for the Cisco Internet of Everything (IoT) team. The internship will ideally start this fall and will be a 6-10 week-long internship depending on the hours worked. 

We welcome students who are able to work full-time or part-time (up to 20 hours per week).The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it’s transforming our customers’ businesses worldwide. Cisco enables people to make powerful connections–whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible–providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.

Why You’ll Love Cisco

Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more relevant than ever before in our lives. Our employees’ revolutionary ideas impact everything imaginable – from entertainment, retail, healthcare, and education, to public and private sectors, smart cities, smart cars, and everyday devices in our homes. Here, that means you’ll take creative ideas from the drawing board to powerful solutions that have real world impact. You’ll interface with Cisco leaders, partner with experienced mentors, and develop incredible relationships with colleagues who share your interest in connecting the unconnected. You’ll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you’ll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be inspired.

Team Description

Develop creative ways to help Cisco operate more efficiently. Collaborate with cross-functional teams and solve for business issues. Facilitate new business models and process improvements.

  • Develop innovative solutions for real business challenges
  • Collaborate on cross-functional projects
  • Analyze internal processes, data, and problems
  • Identify issues and areas for improvement
  • Identify new business models and benefits from enabling new capabilities
  • Map internal processes and improve how people work together
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business, Industrial Economics, Economics, Management, Finance, Information Systems or related field
  • Great academic record
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills
  • High level of customer focus and service excellence as you seek proactive and practical solutions
  • Strong collaboration skills with internal/external customers and cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication skills, “can do” attitude and team player in global environment
  • Effective time-management skills and the ability to prioritize work assignments

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