The IT intern should be a current DePaul or UIC undergraduate student who is ambitious about technology and service excellence with a future career goal of working in information technology. The selected students will have a primary placement and daily responsibilities and tasks within an assigned IT group and will participate in technology implementation and research projects, as needed. During their internship, they will have opportunities to work with IT Operations, Project and Security teams, as opportunities arise. They must have a class schedule that allows them to work at least two days each week for at least four hours per day for at least six months or until graduation or business needs change. Sidley is proud of its diverse environment, and we encourage students of all backgrounds to apply.
Currently, there are opportunities within the following groups:
* User Life Cycle Management (ULM) * Deskside & Technical Support * Project Management and IT Business Solutions * IT Security
Pay is $20/hour.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (current employees should contact Human Resources).
Education and/or Experience:
* Current sophomore, junior or senior student pursuing a Bachelor's in Computer Science, Information Technology, IT Security or related IT discipline * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Ability to learn new concepts and technology quickly
* Experience installing and configuring operating systems and applications on PCs * Previous IT internship
Other Skills and Abilities:
The following will also be required of the successful candidate:
* Strong organizational skills * Strong attention to detail * Good judgment * Strong interpersonal communication skills * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others * Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion * Able to work under pressure * Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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