Application Deadline: Closed
Timeframe: 06/06/11 — 08/29/11
The Associated Press Description
The Associated Press is the backbone of the world’s information system, serving thousands of customers with coverage in all media and news in all formats. It is the largest and oldest news organization in the world, serving as a source of news, photos, graphics, audio and video.
AP’s Technology department is a team of nearly 500 innovative, talented, fun-loving individuals who design, deliver and support a spectrum of products and services for global customers. Whether it’s the World Cup, the Super Bowl or the Oscars, Technology is there– before, during and after. Technology developers write software for smart phones, develop applications on cutting-edge platforms and manage a content pipeline and modern back-office systems 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
In 2010, Associated Press earned the No. 12 spot on the InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology.
InformationWeek recognized AP for the transformation of its end-to-end technology infrastructure over the past seven years. In just the past four years, more than 50 major software development, metadata, business technology or infrastructure projects have been under way to support AP's evolving digital businesses.
We’re looking for creative individuals to join us.
Technology Associate opportunities at AP give undergraduate and graduate-level students valuable hands-on experience and a chance to put their education to work. Associates work on tangible projects and are part of a team. Technology managers are actively involved in coaching and guiding Associates through their tenure at AP. Associate positions are available in: mobile development, software testing, server support, network operations, and project analysis. Positions are located either at our global headquarters in New York or our in our Cranbury, N.J. technical center.
Please go to our career site at and register and apply for Job # LSH1009-866 – Technology Associate
The Associated Press 5 Full-time, Paid Responsibilities
Several opportunities in Destop Engineering, Project Analysis, Systems Engineering, QA and Development.
The Associated Press 5 Full-time, Paid Requirements
Ideal candidates will be technology-focused students or graduates from a college or university in the United States. Previous experience in a technical environment is preferred. All positions require proficiency with MS Office Suite, effective analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Applicants must be able to meet tight deadlines with strong attention to detail. Technical skill experience and requirements vary by individual opportunity. Students must have Current GPC of a 3.0 out of 4.0 or greater. Selected student must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Only students being considered for an opportunity will be contacted.