Odyssey is a 14-week Summer Technology Internship for undergraduates.

The program is being put together for TISS and Systems as a framework that can be extended to other departments. 

The basis for this rollout is to encourage a structured and single brand internship program. 

This is an opportunity to create a Pramerica presence with the local colleges and talent hubs in Ireland.

Pramerica are welcoming applications to Odyssey, our summer Internship program. Our goal is to provide real-world, thought-provoking internships to undergraduate students ready to immerse themselves in both technology and business solutions.

We have exciting opportunities available to collaborate with our exceptional IT teams during a full-time, paid, 14-week internship program in Letterkenny:

Odyssey internships offer students a chance to get real-world experience with involvement in projects from day one, as well as the opportunity to develop a network of contacts for their future.

We invite applications to join our teams in Cloud, DevOps, CyberSecurity, Innovation and our Software development, IT Helpdesk, Information security and Business focused functions.

You are:

Enthusiastic about IT and have a strong sense of curiosity to explore and implement new technical solutions

Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency.

Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments

Professional, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Able to work independently and collaboratively

You must be:

Enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program

Majoring in Management Information Systems, Computer Science,

Mathematics, Software Engineering, Telecommunications or other Information Technology (IT) related field

You have (program-specific skills):

An understanding of the principles of Software Development

Some practical knowledge of Software Development

The ability to work in a team

A passion for Information Technology

Experience with one or more software development language such as Java .net or Python

To find out more about the program and the areas for opportunity, please visit pramericadevlb-178089529.eu-west-1.elb.amazonaws.com/odyssey

Please apply online by Friday 22 March  2019. When completing your application, please include which programs you’d be interested in, as well as your specific skills in the screening questions.

Application does not guarantee an intern assignment, and an intern assignment does not guarantee regular full-time employment upon completion of your degree program. A Pramerica interview panel will review all applicants and selects all interns. Applicants are screened for communication, interpersonal and job-related technical skills.

Why choose Odyssey at Pramerica?

Advisor and coach:

Provide advice, guidance, and feedback; share their experience and expertise as appropriate; act as a sounding board for ideas and action plans.

Resource and recommendations:

Identify resources that will help mentees with personal development and growth, such as recommending books, workshops, or other learning tools; encourage mentees to join networking organizations or introduce them to new contacts.

Champion and cheerleader: 

Offer encouragement and support to try new things; help mentees move out their comfort zones; celebrate successes; help mentees understand when things do not go as planned.

Devil’s advocate and “truth-sayer”:

Provide the tough feedback that mentees need to hear in order to move forward; push mentees to take risks when appropriate; help mentees consider and weigh potential consequences of decisions and actions to avoid the pitfalls and predictable surprises that may occur.