IT HelpDesk Intern
Long Beach, CA
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Job Description

IT Helpdesk Specialists serve as the first point of contact for providing technical assistance and handling support for issues related to computer systems, hardware and software. This role performs remote troubleshooting through diagnostics and asking relevant questions and determines the best solution based on the issue and details provided. This role is also responsible for provisioning and de-provisioning users, installing hardware, performing PC maintenance, upgrades and configuration.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work individually or with other team members to troubleshoot computer system issues, identify root causes and develop solutions to implement.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for employees seeking technical assistance over phone, ticketing systems, instant messaging and email.
  • Work on a given project as outlined by the manager and/or mentor.
  • Create and present a final project at the end of the project to managers, mentors and peers.
  • Configure and deploy desktop and workstation hardware using standardized hardware, OS images and software.
  • Perform PC upgrades, repairs, maintenance, license tracking and hardware/software configuration.
  • Follow up on outstanding requests and ensure timely resolution.
  • Manage and monitor internal assets to ensure accurate inventory records.
  • Recommend and purchase hardware & software and evaluate vendor products.
  • Other duties added and/or assigned as needed.<>
What You'll Need:

  • Students enrolled in an accredited university pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong customer service skills matched with interpersonal communications skills.
  • Familiar with troubleshooting Windows, Mac, iPhone and Android technologies.
  • Knowledge of Windows, Mac OS, Active Directory, NTFS permissions, networking, PC hardware, printers, scanners, computer peripherals and mobile devices.
  • Utilizes critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills to resolve issues and complete tasks.
  • Understanding of security practices for physical, network, wireless security, permissions and encryption.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, communicate technical information both verbal and written to a wide range of end-users.

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Job Type Internship