IT Client Service Specialist I - Intern
Washington, DC 
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Posted 3 months ago
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Job/Internship Description

Life at PE:
We are a global design firm with expertise that covers all aspects of the built environment. With studios in 22 locations worldwide, we design to enhance the human experience and leave a lasting and positive impact on people's lives and the world we inhabit.
Perkins Eastman embodies a highly collaborative, team focused culture. We are a design oriented, convergent firm in which our professional roster consists of architects, interior designers, planners, urban designers, graphic designers, construction administration specialists and several other professional disciplines.
The Opportunity:
The IT Client Service Specialist Intern is a customer-service focused role. The successful candidate will help to directly support the above location, while providing remote support for staff in all other locations. Collaboration with team members in the IT Support, Systems, Applications and Network groups will provide opportunities to participate in technology project design and implementation firm-wide. The IT Client Service Specialist Intern will gain hands-on experience in an IT position, receive training and shadow knowledgeable professionals, opportunity to attend networking events and company meetings, flexible schedule for students as a paid intern. This position reports to the IT Services Manager and IT Director. This role requires adherence to and communication of standard IT policies, procedures, and best practices pertinent to IT Support operations. The goal is to deliver exceptional desktop services and customer support.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the IT team in maintaining hardware, software, and other systems
  • Assist with troubleshooting issues and provide technical support
  • Organize and maintain IT resources
  • Basic problem-solving including use of remote management systems.
  • Professional-level verbal and written communication including communicating effectively with audiences of varying levels of technical understanding.
  • Ability and desire to capture, produce and maintain accurate technical documentation.
  • Excellent interpersonal, team-oriented skills. Reliable and responsible.
  • Committed to enforcing all IT policies, including support of system procedures.
  • Must be innovative and take initiative. Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Desire to identify and drive resolution of systemic technical issues: identify and develop opportunities for improvement.
  • Normal office environment with moderate noise level, occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs., regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching.
  • Ability to perform consistent daily work on a computer.
  • Travel is not typically required but may be necessary in support of regional or site-based offices
  • Must be accessible by mobile phone during and outside of business hours for occasional support emergencies (mobile stipend provided).
  • Must be willing and able to respond quickly to emergency support situations. Occasional weekend or off-hours work may be required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled student; BS in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Minimum of 0 to 2 years of experience within IT Support (within an AEC firm, a plus)
  • Excellent interpersonal, team-oriented skills. Reliable and responsible.
  • Committed to enforcing all IT policies, including support system procedures.
  • Must be innovative and take initiative. Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Background supporting both Windows and Apple personal computing environments.
  • Basic support with Server/Workstation (Windows Server 2012/R2, Windows 7/8/10).
  • Familiar with Java, .NET, JavaScript or HTML/DHTML and Microsoft Office Suite is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Mobile Technology (smartphones, laptops, tablet/iPad, etc.)
  • Telephony (Desktop & Conference Room Analog, Digital, VoIP systems and solutions)
  • Business Applications (MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.)
  • AEC Applications (AutoCAD, Revit, 3ds Max, Rhino, Sketchup, Newforma, etc.) a plus
  • Scripting and Basic Web Development is a plus

Job Type: Internship

 

Position No Longer Available
Position Summary
Company
Perkins Eastman
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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