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AWS Data Integration and Migration Intern
Job Number: 2019-32464
Category: Interns
Location: Shrewsbury, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Chan Medical School
Department: School - IT-Engineering - W875043
Job Type: Intern (Part Time)
Union Code: Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: Sept. 10, 2019


UMass Medical School’s Information Technology Innovation Internship program is designed to provide exceptional opportunities for talented students and to strengthen UMMS’ technology ecosystem through the innovative ideas and infectious energy of the interns. The IT Intern will get an opportunity to collaborate with a dynamic team of dedicated individuals committed to delivering forward thinking solutions with a focus on continuous improvement and advancing the health and well-being of the people in Massachusetts and the world through ground-breaking development in education, research and health care delivery.

It’s an exciting time to be at UMass Medical School!  U.S. News & World Report ranks UMass Medical School 12th in the country for primary care, and this internship will provide a unique opportunity to learn and gain valuable skills in an elite academic and research institution that is among the most affordable in the country.  

An AWS Data Integration and Migration Internship position is available with an exciting opportunity to architect, design and produce new solutions that will be used to integrate and migrate data within the cloud utilizing cloud-based technologies and solutions. During the internship position, you will work with groups in IT using AWS and other tools to migrate on premise data to our AWS cloud and produce data integration points that other IT members may utilize for their solutions development.  The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and architecting the solutions as well as distributing the solutions to UMMS IT development staff for utilization. 

The IT department at UMass Medical School has been building its presence in the cloud by setting up environments to host existing applications and utilizing Amazon Web Services to build new applications. We are looking for an intern to help us optimize our data migration process in the cloud and provide tooling to move future data sets to the cloud. You will have online resources available to assist you in creating this process as well as supportive members of IT to help you along the way. If you are a creative and innovative person looking for an opportunity to work with a team that is passionate about their products and customers, then apply now! 

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  • Utilize innovative ideas and approaches to assist in the development of working models to serve the needs of our faculty, students and researchers
  • Complete a project from start to finish and write-up and present the work product to the UMass community
  • Participate in team projects
  • Conduct online research
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Must be a currently enrolled student in a higher education institution or recent graduate
  • Solid analytical and communication skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to collect and record information from a wide variety of sources
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours
  • Proven interest in IT and passion in furthering the mission of UMMS
  • Must have above average academic performance


  • Experience with AWS cloud technologies and services
  • Experience designing, developing, and implementing, reusable data integration solutions
  • Experience migrating to or from multiple data sources
  • Experience architecting infrastructure solutions using both Linux/Unix and Windows with specific recommendations on server, load balancing, HA/DR, & storage architectures
  • Experience with MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL
  • Experience with relational and non-relational database management systems and NoSQL database technologies.
  • Experience with serverless and microservice design including (AWS Lambda, SQS, SNS, kinesis and Docker) 
  • Experience developing and maintaining proper technical and user documentation for each system in a consistent and structured manner
  • Experience architecting or deploying Cloud/Virtualization solutions in enterprise customers. AWS specific experience a plus
  • Experience in automation via Bash/shell scripting and Perl/Python programming
  • Solid interpersonal skills, with ability to work well with people of all levels of information technology expertise and comfort in varied organizational relationships
  • Ability to identify and learn emerging technologies within AWS that UMMS IT could leverage


This is paid internship

Duration: 6-12 months

Hours: 20-40

Major: We will consider all majors

Transportation: Should have his/her own means of transportation

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