Make-A-Wish Foundation

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Information Technology Intern

at Make-A-Wish Foundation

Posted: 11/21/2017
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: 513

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Duration: Spring—January 16, 2018 -May 4, 2018 (20 hours/week)

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The IT Internship(s) will provide the opportunity to support the National Office staff with computer hardware, software and technical support needs.

Required Skills

Duties & Responsibilities:

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Learn day-to-day functions of the IT department and provide assistance in streamlining processes where applicable
  • Assist the department with new and existing projects, including hardware and software upgrades throughout the office
  • Assist with creation of instructions and how-to guides
  • Assist Help Desk with 1st level support calls

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Awareness of the PC hardware components, desktop operating system software and application software
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with information
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required
Required Experience

Education & Experience: The ideal intern will be a junior or senior working toward a Bachelor’s degree or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

Job Location
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Position Type
10.00 - 10.00 USD

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