Formerly the business communications unit of Lucent, Avaya has been specializing in enterprise telephony and call center technology since it was spun off in 2000. Many of the elements of the company began before that, existing as parts of AT&T. Avaya offers outsourcing and consulting services to a clientele that includes more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies.
Interns can choose their placement from a range of Avaya’s business units and are assigned to work projects geared toward their individual academic experience and future career goals. The company uses its intern program to target and track potential future employees.
Open to college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as grad students. International student applications are welcome. Applicants must be majoring in a technical field or in business/economics.
Number of Interns: Less than 10
Compensation/Benefits: Paid, Unpaid, Varies
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students, Business School Students
Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration
Minimum GPA Preferred: 3.00-3.49