IT Training Program Student (ELTP)
Columbia, SC 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description
Summary The incumbent is expected to successfully complete the course curriculum for BlueCross' IT Entry-Level Training Program (ELTP).
Classroom training will focus on web/application development, system support, infrastructure or IT risk and compliance.
On-call will be required for some positions.
Positions require a security clearance, which requires US citizenship to obtain.Description 
  • 50% Participate in all classroom activities, including individual and group assignments.
  • 25% Participate in all field activities, including individual and group assignments.
  • 25% Complete all assignments, including tests, quizzes, projects, "homework", etc. Complete all activities and assignments required to successfully complete the ELTP.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other IT job-related field obtainedprior toJune 1, 2021, OR
  • Associate's degree in Computer Science or other IT-job related field obtainedprior toJune 1, 2021 plustwo years of job related IT experience.


  • 3.0 GPA or higher.

Preferred Work Experience

  • IT internship experience.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work well under close supervision and as part of a team.
  • Pays attention to detail.
  • Able to complete assigned work in a timely manner.
  • Microsoft Office skills.
  • Entry-Level Training Programs are comprehensive, including classroom and on-the-job training. Program duration is typically 16-22 weeks, depending on track.
  • Everyone accepted intoELTP is expected to successfully complete it.
  • Upon completion, the incumbent will be a) assigned to a department where his or her skills will be put to use, b) expected to acquire additional knowledge and skills and c) reclassified to the entry-level position appropriate for his or her area.


  • Demonstrated initiative in recent extracurricular activities/studies related to IT.

Work Environment

  • Fast paced, multi-platformed environment which may require action and response 24X7 to support the technical business needs of the customer.


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BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and our subsidiary companies maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment to promote employment opportunities for persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other legally protected status. Additionally, as a federal contractor, the company maintains Affirmative Action programs to promote employment opportunities for minorities, females, disabled individuals and veterans. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities in all phases of the employment process and to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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