State of Michigan Department of Technology, Management amp; Budget Software Testing Intern in Lansing, Michigan

Job Description This is a non-paid Internship opportunity. Compensation and benefits are not offered. This would be an opportunity to work with experienced Information Technology professionals and gain real-world experience in the field of Computer Software Testing and Quality Assurance. We are seeking college students to be a part of our DTMB Customer Service supporting Treasury and Agency Services supporting DNR, DEQ, and the MDARD Business Analyst Team and work with Testing staff for two consecutive semesters. We are seeking students with Information Technology (IT) related majors, such as IT Generalist, Business Analysis, Computer Programming, or Software Quality Assurance. This internship opportunity consists of four (4) internship openings for the Fall 2018 Semester (September through December 2018). Interns will receive career development planning and will be eligible to apply for employment opportunities. Responsibilities include: liVerifying that components are in place to facilitate software testing/li liReviewing and interpreting test plans, test cases, and test scripts/li liExecuting test scripts for integration, system, and regression tests/li liDocumenting and tracking software defects in approved tools/li liPreparing test reports/li liWorking with Developers to re-test specific problem areas/li liWorking with Business Analysts and Project Managers on issues related to testing/li liAssisting Business Analysts with Requirements Traceability/li /ul Candidates must be self-starters, work well in a team environment, and promote the integrity of the team and the Department. Candidates must also strive to cultivate positive working relationships and provide excellent customer service. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a necessity. Testing staff play an important role in assuring that quality computer software is delivered for our clients use. Our future vision for the Testing staff includes an expansion of responsibilities, and interns can leverage their newly-acquired knowledge in contribution to this effort while gaining valuable work experience. emExpected Time Commitment:/em liBetween 8 and 24 hours per week. Class schedules will be accommodated as necessary/li liPlease note selected applicants will work from the office located in Dimondale, MI at 7285 Parsons Dr., Dimondale, MI 48821 (The OP Center building in the State of Michigan Secondary Complex) or in downtown Lansing located at Constitution Hall , 525 W. Allegan St., Lansing, MI 48933. There is no city bus service to the office in Dimondale, MI but EATran public transportation is available/li /ul Required Education and Experience This opportunity is open to students who are actively enrolled in an accredited college or university majoring in Business, Information Technology, or related majors. No specific amount or type of experience is required. Required skills include: liStrong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook/li liStrong analytical skills/li liAbility to receive, comprehend and communicate information and ideas clearly/li /ul Additional Requirements and Information liA cover letter, current resume, and copy of your transcripts will be required with the application./li liThe selected candidates will be subject to a State Police background check prior to placement./li /ul Please click on the link to download a Michigan State Police Cr