Our DAAD regional office in New York is offering an internship in network administration. We are seeking Information Technology majors who are nearing the end of their studies or IT-graduate students. The internship will take place in New York City in a Windows environment of approx. 30 users.

This is an excellent opportunity for an IT student to gain hands-on experience in network administration in an international setting. Working directly with our information officer, the IT intern will be involved in IT-related projects and will assist our team with IT issues. These range from infrastructure maintenance (network/server administration) to occasional troubleshooting and help desk tasks.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of network administration functions, including servers and mail servers
  • Familiarity with various Microsoft products, including operating systems (Win XP, Win 7, Win Server)
  • Good aptitude with user applications, especially internet browsers, MS Office Suite (2010, 2013), Adobe
  • Experience with security products, data storage and backup, VPN
  • Some background in working with hardware and peripherals is helpful
  • Strong problem solving skills, good at prioritizing
  • Ability to work well with others
  • German language skills

We offer:

  • A supportive work environment in our office located in the German Consulate in New York
  • An internship stipend of $750/month

Starting date: March 15th, 2018 (the starting date is slightly flexible). The internship would last for six months. We also consider applications for a one-year internship.

Please send your CV and cover letter to Ms. Solveig Berkman berkman@daad.org.

Application deadline: November 30, 2017.

To read about the experience of our IT interns, check out the profile of one of our interns this year Eva Roddeck.