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TIAA 2022 Early Talent Summer Internship: Technology - Juniors in Charlotte, North Carolina


The 10-week summer internship program is designed to challenge students by providing opportunities for hand-on experiences, skills training and valuable professional networking to assist students with identifying and building on their career interests. This role gains experience and an overall feel for the company and the financial services industry by attending meetings, delivering presentations, exploring business-specific tasks, and working closely with cross-functional groups to better understand the TIAA, TIAA Bank and Nuveen’s businesses.

The program includes a robust training and onboarding program followed by our ongoing speaker series, lunch-and-learns, and cohort engagement activities, as well as direct access to executive and senior leadership, mentors and previous interns.


Managers and colleagues will work side by side with summer associates to ensure development and learning. Students can expect to gain an understanding of TIAA and the Financial Services industry, as well as have opportunities to explore various technology tools, techniques, and disciplines. Eligible summer associates will have the opportunity to apply for a full-time position in the highly competitive entry-level Technical Associate Program within Client Services & Technology (CS&T)

As part of the CS&T Technical Summer Internship Program, participants will have the opportunity to experience:

  • Ten weeks doing meaningful and strategic work as part of the CS&T Organization

  • Unique networking opportunities with both senior leaders from CS&T and from across TIAA

  • Ongoing personal and professional development opportunities

  • Opportunities to interact with interns from across TIAA as well as current members of the full-time entry-level CS&T Technical Associate Program

The Technology departments of TIAA, TIAA Bank and Nuveen, participants will have the opportunity to experience include:

  • Cyber Security

  • TIAA Financial Services Technology

  • Global Corporate Solutions Technology

  • Nuveen Technology

  • Global Infrastructure Services

  • Enterprise Strategy & Data Solutions


You will have the opportunity to work within exciting new technology areas including: Mobile development (Android & iOS), Python, Java & .NET development, Cloud computing, Big Data, Tableau, Oracle, Hadoop, AngularJS, Python, Automation, Robotics and many more!

The CS&T Technical Summer Internship Program offers you the opportunity to join one of two distinct tracks in order to build a skill set that will transform your technical abilities into a fungible skillset vital to a successful career in financial services technology.

1. Analyst (Info Security, Data, Systems, Quality, Business Management).

Summer associates in this area leverage and further develop their skills in analysis and reporting, working alongside colleagues and Senior Leadership to further TIAA's understanding of structure, policies and to achieve its goals. You will directly contribute to solutions that support sound decision-making. The recommendations you provide will drive the achievement of TIAA's technology goals.

Specific responsibilities may include monitoring & implementation of dedicated measures in Info Security, requirements gathering & documentation, financial oversight & control, portfolio management, business performance measurement, process management, and data analysis from various sources.

2. Engineer (Mobile, Web, Data, Infrastructure, Info Security, Operations, Cloud, Robotics)

Summer associates in this area provide operations support for capture & distribution, processing, quality processes and problem resolution. Your focus would be on ensuring data integrity in systems and adherence to internal and external standards and quality checks. Your skills would further develop as you focus your talents in providing critical support in hardware, software, data or infrastructure components within a specific domain.

Summer associates in this area may also provide support with automation modernization by learning, adopting new tools, and technologies that help applications to scale up. You would work as part of a project team, communicating progress, technical issue reporting, resolution and deployment to production of completed code.


Required Skills:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree

  • Graduating between August 2022 and June 2023

Desired Skills:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Data Analytics, Data Science, Cyber-Security, Engineering, Operations Management, and any other STEM-related degree.

  • If interested in the Analyst track:

  • Knowledge of SQL, Tableau, Advanced Excel, Jira, Archer, MS tool Suite, Robotics, Machine learning

  • Knowledge of Spark (Python, Java, R) in regards to Data

  • Knowledge of Python, SAS, R, or Matlab and working with statistics

  • If interested in the Engineer track:

  • Knowledge of AWS, Java, Python, Angular, Azure, IOS, Script/Coding (Javascript, C#, C++, Python, R), Splunk

  • Knowledge of Mobile OS, networking, mainframe technologies like COBOL, CICS and MQ

  • Knowledge of Batch and Scripting Languages / Tools (PowerShell / python / Unix shell)

  • Knowledge of Azure Cloud deployments using Azure AD, PowerApps, AI& ML using PowerAutomate, .NET WebApps, Kubernates, Data Bricks, Azure SQL, PostGreSQL and/or MicroServices

  • Knowledge of Microsoft (C#.Net, WPF, WCF, .Net Core)

  • Extracurricular program participation in major-related areas

  • Excellent problem solving/analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and deliver on commitments

  • Desire to continuously learn and build professional development skills

  • Willingness to embrace change and collaborate to foster team success

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook)

Career Level


Please Note: TIAA does not sponsor visas for entry-level/internship positions and, due to program format, will not hire individuals whose work eligibility is based on an F-1 or other student visa status, including, but not limited to, students who receive a STEM OPT extension.

Potential Salary:

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here ( .

Accessibility Support

TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:

Phone: (800) 842-2755


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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.