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AI Center of Excellence Intern



Software Engineering, Data Science
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

AI Center of Excellence Intern

Job Locations US-Virtual Office
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time
Requisition ID
Information Technology

C1 Company Overview

C1: 1 Contact, 1 Connection, 1 Choice

C1 is the foremost, single-source provider of advanced communications and data technology for business. That means if it's digital, we connect our customers to it -- from phone systems and hardware to computer networks, application development, managed solutions and more. And we're 100% passionate with designing, implementing, managing and supporting our customers' every need from end to end, so that they can focus on what they do best.

So, when it comes to joining a team of IT and communications technology pros who are empowered to do what they do best, your best choice -- your #1 choice -- is C1.



The Business Consultant – C1Conversations is a customer-facing role associated with the development, scoping, and delivery of C1Conversations Platform Intelligent Virtual Agent (IVA) Pro Services projects and the follow-on client consulting engagements via Managed Services on the same platform. The position is responsible for leading the design, delivery, and tuning of IVAs and Agent Desktop features, and leads Managed Services acquisition, analysis, and synthesis of client business information into business-driven use cases and ongoing consulting as part of C1Conversations IVA engagements once C1Conversations is deployed for assigned clients.

This position will also correlate information from multiple sources for the purpose of discovering the client’s explicit and implicit needs for AI Automation and Agent Escalation capabilities and training, as well as to communicate complex/abstract concepts in a manner that is understandable to executive client stakeholders. The Business Consultant will leverage and improve C1Conversations proprietary reporting and management tools, methodologies and frameworks used to internally organize information and learnings, and externally help clients best understand content and C1Conversations platform approaches relative to these findings and recommendations.


Essential Functions

  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript (React/Angular), Next.Js, Reactflow (Flow based UIs) server-side languages (Node.js, Python), and database/datalakes like (MySQL, MongoDB, Elasticsearch), web servers (e.g., Apache, Nginx), and UI/UX design and necessary frameworks and libraries. Familiarity with Figma, Vercel.
  • Engagement Delivery
    • Maintains adherence to the engagement Statement of Work regarding committed deliverables
    • Collaborates with other C1Conversations team members to enhance team’s engagement performance, deliverables, and client messaging
    • Works independently and within teams requiring minimal direction
  • Omni-Experience Practices
    • Collaborates and shares knowledge with other Omni-Experience C1Conversations team members to improve team business acumen and technical capability assuring consultant capability and consistency
    • Contributes to continuous improvement, development, piloting and adoption of consulting methodology, services, and toolsets
    • Contributes to identifying potential new value-added services repeatable in the marketplace


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Internship or study in Conversational Design practices and approaches
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products; Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Teams
  • Comfortable managing ambiguity
  • Strong, demonstrable business acumen
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent work assignments
  • Ability to communicate with all client and partner levels serving to bridge the gap between the business and information technology
  • Excellent oral and written communicator and possess strong interpersonal skills

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication/Linguistics or related field

Additional Information


* 401(k) Plan (35% match per dollar up to 10%)

Work Environment
Ability to handle multiple priorities and demands in a fast-paced environment. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

Physical Environment
Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Other Duties/Changes
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities or activities that are required of a team member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. At any point in time, the essential functions and primary duties associated with this position will be the principal, major or most important duties, responsibilities and activities that the employee is expected to perform as determined and directed by C1.

EEO Statement
C1 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, and all team members will be treated with respect to their employment, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. For further details please view the Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

Pay Range

$15.00 - $20.00/hr.

Base pay ranges are estimated. Actual base pay will be based on education, experience, location, certifications, skill set, and any other relevant factors. Incentive/variable pay opportunities are in addition to base pay.

Notice of E-Verify Participation

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