Information Technology Intern

YouthBuild PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA
Unpaid Internship

7 months ago


Job Title

Information Technology Intern

Job Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Overview

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School's mission is to empower young adults (18-20 year-olds) to develop skills and connect to opportunities by fostering an environment of love, support, and respect for their whole person. Students graduate high school and successfully transition to college and career as critically conscious leaders, committed to positive change for themselves and their communities.


The internship will be sponsored by the Information Technology Department and will be paid in the amount of $1,200-$1,500. Time frame: 12 weeks based on start date Hours: 16-20 hours per week with a flexible schedule.


  • Provide technical support to end users on computer hardware and software.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and patch software on computer systems.
  • Perform installations, modifications, and repairs on computers and related devices.
  • Support network communications and infrastructure.
  • Document, track, and monitor problems to ensure timely resolution.
  • May perform routine system administration activities such as adding/modifying/removing user access, installing upgrades and patches, maintaining backups and restores, running scheduled processes, etc.
  • May provide basic database administration and configuration.
  • May perform minor programming.
  • Conduct PC imaging and asset inventory management.
  • Work with Google Apps for Education and related products.
  • Soliciting donations for IT equipment.
  • Ensure IT controls are in place and effective to satisfy internal and external regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the IT Director.


  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year degree program in a Computer-related field.
  • Junior or Senior in BS Degree program.
  • Coursework in Computer Programming, Network Administration, Information Services, Programming, Database Management, and/or related fields.
  • Candidate should possess an interest in the intersection between IT and/or software applications and business management in the non-profit sector.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently; Interest in learning how a Network Data Center (NOC) works.
  • Proven success working with a team in a professional environment or at a college-level project/assignment.
  • Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to utilize multiple sources of information to determine a solution.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to apply and continually develop technical skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and accept ownership and responsibility for assigned projects.
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced open environment with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently.

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