Battelle Memorial Institute IT QA and Test Engineer Intern (Summer 2019) in Columbus, Ohio

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

Primary Function

We are currently seeking an Information Technology QA and Test Intern for Summer 2019 . This position is located in Columbus, Ohio.

Major Responsibilities

We are seeking QA/Test Intern to work with our Shared Services IT team made up of test engineers, business analysts, developers and project leaders. This individual will be a part of a team and will participate in project activities that complement academic training. The intern will have daily interaction with IT staff to gain practical experience, perform a number of functions in a training capacity utilizing their technical, organizational, and administrative skills. The intern will work on assignments where judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. In addition, gathering and organizing data for use in supporting decision-making processes is essential.


  • Run quality assurance programs to test, identify, reproduce and report defects in software

  • Document basic problems and work with development team towards resolution. Report progress on problem resolution to lead testers

  • Run and conduct routine software tests

  • Update test scripts as directed by lead testers

Position Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a four-year college degree program working toward a bachelor's degree in Information Technology, MIS, Computer Science, or related field. Applicant must be at least a rising sophomore.

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Knowledge of Information Systems principles and methodologies

  • Possess a basic understanding of computer information systems (hardware and software)

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) applications is a plus

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Detail Oriented

  • Self-starter who takes initiative and is able to work under moderate supervision

  • Ability to multi-task and manage time and resources to meet assigned deadlines

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to support others, share accountability and be able to adapt to change

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain or maintain security clearances


  • Knowledge/experience with C++, C#, Python and other programming languages is desired but not a requirement for this position

Legal Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.


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