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Information Technology Internship « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Information Technology Internship

Location: Menlo Park, CA
Hours: Full time or Part time
Status: Paid
Term: One year
Reports to: Senior Technology Officer

The Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit organization, is a leader in health policy analysis, polling and survey research, health journalism and communication, dedicated to filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, is seeking an intern for its Technology Working Group (TWG).

TWG provides Help Desk and technical support to the Foundation’s various departments. The TWG Intern will be involved in providing general support of all technology issues, including the deployment of hardware and software resources, assisting staff with various IT needs and possible system and network administration project work.

This internship provides an opportunity to work on a wide variety of technologies including laptops, desktops, printers, mobile devices, A/V and network/server equipment. The TWG intern will gain practical work experience troubleshooting and resolving computer issues, expand their knowledge of a range of software programs, and deepen their understanding of how network environments work.

Minimum Desired Skills and Experience:

  • High interest and familiarity with computers and technology;
  • Setup, diagnose, and repair computer and related issues;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft, Apple and Adobe products as well as current modern web browsers;
  • Some familiarity with basic networking (e.g., TCP/IP, DNS);
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
  • Excellent team player and contributor.

Additional Experience and Skills Preferred But Not Required:

  • Experience with mobile devices (e.g., Apple, Android and Windows Phones);
  • Experience with Cisco Networking and Cisco Unity telephony; and
  • Experience with Windows Server 2008R2-2012 Hyper-V, Exchange 2010, and Active Directory.

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter, resume, and references as separate attachments to internships@kff.org. Please label your documents “Last Name_First Name Document Title”. Please write “Information Technology Internship” in the email heading. No phone inquiries please.

HR-TWG Internship, MP
Kaiser Family Foundation
2400 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Fax: (650) 854-8037
E-mail: internships@kff.org

Equal Opportunity Employer