USCRI: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

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POSITION: Management of Information Systems Intern
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), a nongovernmental, nonprofit national organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants, is seeking a Management of Information Systems Intern. This position assists staff with technical support of desktop computers, applications, and related technology.

USCRI is dedicated to ensuring a mutually beneficial relationship with its interns. USCRI offers interns a student-friendly environment and flexible schedule. Interns are provided opportunities to learn more about the organization and the non-profit sector and enhance their professional development through weekly Brown Bag presentations and mission-related film screenings.

• Setup, configure, and troubleshoot desktop, laptop, PDA, and peripheral devices.
• Respond to users on various IT requests related but not limited to any hardware or software issues.
• Provide media and projection setup upon user’s request.
• Provide documentation for staff regarding IT processes and procedures

• Knowledge of Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Mac OSX operating systems
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2013 and Acrobat software
• Basic knowledge of networking and server management
• Attention to detail and ability to work independently
• Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.

Internships require a minimum of 20 hours per week (interns may not work more than 8 hours per day) and a 10-week commitment. The internship is located at Crystal City-Arlington, VA, 15 minutes from DC.

• Part-time (20-30 hrs. per week): up to $160 stipend per month
• Full-time (30-40): $240 stipend per month
• Local travel expenses to and from the office are also reimbursed, up to a maximum of $20 per day.

To apply for this internship, please send the following application materials VIA EMAIL ONLY to Specify “MIS Intern” and your name in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please!
• Resume or C.V.
• Cover letter, stating the basis for your interest in this position and why your qualifications make you the right candidate for this internship
• Two References (names and contact information only)

This internship is offered every spring, summer, and fall semester. The deadlines for each are as follows:
• Fall: Last day to apply is August 24th, Internship begins in September
• Summer: Last day to apply is May 5th, Internship begins in late May
• Spring: Last day to apply is January 2nd, Internship begins in mid-January

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