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Information Services Intern

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2017-1612
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1
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US-IA-Cedar Rapids
:
10/4/2017
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Information Technology
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None
No
 
 

Overview:

UFG is seeking an Information Systems intern for the summer of 2018. In this internship you will gain experience in a corporate environment and learn how an insurance carrier operates.  The intern will be tasked with various infrastructure-related and administration activities. This would include security, networking, storage, virtualization, and end-user support. Each day you’ll be working in an enterprise environment with a creative team of administrators and support staff in a fast-paced environment. The intern will have the opportunity to learn and apply skills in a variety of technologies and projects.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of supporting technologies in an enterprise environment to meet business needs
  • Performs fundamental tasks related to the design, construction, monitoring, and maintenance of a Microsoft server environment
  • Assist in end-user system deployments
  • Work with network administrator to provide technical assessment, solution proposal, and development support.
  • Assist in creating a monitoring solution for various network applications
  • Create and update documentation for Information Security purposes
  • Develop understanding of the basic functions in a property and casualty insurance company
  • Development of functionality on initiatives that support corporate goals
  • Conduct appropriate testing to identify and resolve issues
  • Work closely with assigned security, administration and other team members
  • Develop learning plan with supervisor to coordinate your goals with UFG

Qualifications:
  • Current student pursuing a degree in computer science, programming or related field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems
  • Powershell experience helpful
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Possess ability to communicate clearly with project team


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