Are you ready to join the world's largest independent refiner and help build the cutting edge systems for America's energy future? Valero is searching for energetic and motivated students to join our Information Services Intern Program. Our internship will provide you with an opportunity to work side by side with industry professionals on real world projects at our state-of-the-art corporate headquarters in San Antonio, Texas.
Depending on your interests and background, you will be assigned to one of three areas:
Interns within the Infrastructure and Operations department are placed in hands-on positions in areas such as: server and network support, data and network security, and the Valero Technical Operations Center (VTOC). The Department is responsible for the design, build, and 24x7 support of critical computing resources such as servers, storage, data centers, and voice and data networks. To accomplish this, we use cutting edge tools such as VMWare VSphere, BMC Control-M, HPE NNMi, Microsoft Systems Center, SAP Solution Manager, and SAP Identity Management. Knowledge of operating systems, infrastructure, and scripting languages are essential to success in this area.
Interns within the Technical area are asked to help develop and maintain the business software used at Valero. Assignments range from being a team member on a major project to deploy a brand new system, to working independently on enhancements to existing system. Platforms include the following:
Application/Web Development: Java, J2EE, ABAP, C#, .NET
Database Engine: SQL Server, Oracle
Integration/Middleware: SAP PI/MII, web
Reporting/Analytics: BW, HANA, Business Objects
Portal: Microsoft SharePoint
Interns assigned to this area are typically majoring in Computer Science or related field. A knowledge of (or a willingness to learn) database platforms and SQL is a key to success in this role.
3.Functional (Business Analyst)
Interns assigned a Functional role may serve as a member of a project team, or work independently on enhancements to an existing system. You will be assigned to one of our business units such as Refining, Marketing and Supply, Finance, Accounting, or Human Resources.
Interns will work directly with members of that business unit along with technical resources form the Information Services department on designing, building, and/or enhancing solutions to the real world business challenges Valero faces in the market. Activities include: gathering and documenting business requirements, testing new software releases, and/or training customers on new systems. These positions are best suited for students working towards an MIS (Management of Information Systems) or related degree. Strong communications skills and an ability to work at the speed of business are required to be successful in this area.
This position is hourly nonexempt status, which means you are eligible for overtime pay.
Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree (or higher) in Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science or related field required.
Overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or higher) preferred.
Obtained at least 60 credit hours by the start of summer internship required.
Graduation dates of August 2019 through May 2021 required.
Able to work 40 hours per week during the Summer required.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to interact with internal and external contacts required.
Please include the following in your resume:
Overall GPA and Major - Expected Graduation Date
About the Valero Intern Program
Come and be a part of an engaging, fast-paced and meaningful internship! Valero's Intern Program gives students a chance to turn their knowledge into hands-on experience.
Students will have the opportunity to learn from the industry's best through a formal mentor program, as they take on real-world projects. As a Valero Intern, you will be invited to visit Valero's Headquarters for the annual Intern Symposium. Symposium is a three-day conference full of guest speakers, professional development sessions, and fun-filled events. The Valero Intern Program is more than a line item on your resume it will prepare you for your future career.
Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels and other petrochemical products. Valero, a Fortune 50 company based in San Antonio, Texas, with approximately 10,000 employees, is an independent petroleum refiner and ethanol producer, and its assets include 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.1 million barrels per day and 11 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of approximately 1.45 billion gallons per year.
The petroleum refineries are located in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the ethanol plants are in the Mid-Continent region of the U.S. In addition, Valero owns the 2 percent general partner interest and a majority limited partner interest in Valero Energy Partners LP, a midstream master limited partnership. Valero sells its products in both the wholesale rack and bulk markets, and approximately 7,400 outlets carry Valero's brand names in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Ireland.
About Valero Headquarters
After acquiring Ultramar Diamond Shamrock in 2001, Valero began planning the construction of its state-of-the-art corporate headquarters at the edge of the Texas Hill Country in San Antonio, at Interstate 10 West and Loop 1604. It was completed in 2004.
Today, the 200-acre Valero campus includes a main building; two connected newer office buildings; a four-story, separate building; and two large parking facilities. The headquarters also features a beautiful cafeteria, state-of-the-art training facilities, a fitness center, a daycare facility and jogging trails.
Valero's employees are the heart of its success, and there is a reason why the company is an employer of choice in the fuels manufacturing and marketing industry. It's not just the excellent benefits package, or the opportunities for personal growth, it's also the caring and committed culture of the organization that makes everyone feel like they're truly part of a team.
Valero is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status including sexual orientation, gender identity, Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities and protected Veterans.
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