This internship in the UITS networking and telecommunications division at IU Northwest will assist the UITS team with long-term projects to make improvements to campus infrastructure. The team will be implementing a modern phone system, removing outdated systems, and getting an inventory of ports throughout campus. This internship would expose the student to various types of networking and telecommunications equipment, structured building wiring systems, PBX and digital telecommunications systems, multitasking, and time management. The student will experience hands-on work with network test equipment and structured cabling systems, and work with spreadsheets and databases. Complete discovery work throughout several buildings while keeping inventory of network ports. Collaborate with two industry professionals with extensive experience, but in a relaxed and collaborative environment. There is ample opportunity to learn and grow as we work through these projects and share responsibilities. This internship would be appropriate for students with an interest in networking, telecommunications, cabling, operations, communications, project management, and improving multitasking abilities.
Description of duties:
Work with networking and telecommunications technical and functional staff to develop project plans, discuss progress, and update databases.
Perform field work in structured cabling environments with network test equipment. Some ladder and under desk work is a possibility.
Work with telecommunications systems to assist with phone system transition.
Currently enrolled as a student at Indiana University.
Hands-on work with electronics. Intermediate Excel skills, and experience with web-based databases. Strong accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.
Hands-on work with network equipment.
Salary Plan: HS
Salary Grade: HS
Job Function: Student Temporary
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