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Engineering Internship (18-0025) in Herndon, VA at ePlus

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

We are accepting internship inquiries at this time. Please click APPLY-ONLINE below to create a profile and submit your resume. Thank you for your interest in ePlus.

The ePlus Internship Program:

The ePlus Internship Program offers students exposure to transformative IT strategy deployment designed to help customers plan, build, optimize and support their critical business needs. The program involves direct supervision by corporate leaders in an engineering-focused track that allows practical, hands-on application of principles learned in the classroom. From June 1- August 1, we enable students to gain valuable real-world experience via a structured, ten-week program that includes assigned tasks, a term project and a final evaluation. Throughout the process, we incorporate professional development, feedback and coaching which are integral to the internship experience, providing interns with support and learning for their future career endeavors. At ePlus, we make technology mean more.

Student Benefits:

  • Provides professional, networking contacts within desired field
  • Provides a forum to experience practical application of learned classroom theories

Management and Mentorship:

The ePlus internship Program provides students the ability to learn not only practical, real-life application in their desired field, but also how to deal with day-to-day problems which arise from work duties and interpersonal relationships. Interns will be assigned a both a day-to-day supervisor and a non-supervising ePlus mentor. Interns are encouraged to work closely with both their manager and their mentor.

Managers:

Managers of ePlus interns will be responsible for assigning day-to-day activities, providing training, direction, and oversight and program evaluation to help train and develop interns to achieve the program goals.

Mentors:

ePlus Mentors are non-supervisory advisors who will serve to help interns in their transition from college to professional life offering guidance on problem-solving, time management, strategy and focus to help interns develop a good work ethic and comfort as a working professional.

Job:

As an Engineering Intern, perform troubleshooting and installation work on various computer and networking hardware, software and video conferencing, digital signage, audio-visual integration and other visual communication equipment

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with hardware configuration of at least one of the following:  Servers, SANS, routers and switches, Operating Systems, Video conferencing codecs, video conferencing infrastructure and audio-video switches
  • Learn and apply trouble-shooting skills and techniques
  • Assist with remediation repairs and escalate to Sr. Engineers as needed
  • Serve the Customer to ePlus’ standards
    • Engage with colleagues and customers in a professional manner
  • Assist with deployment and implementation services of multi vendor solutions in a Data Center and corporate office environment
  • Be available to attend and assist with customer meetings to diagnose and discuss IT, VTC and A/V needs
  • Interest in achieving manufacturer specific advanced certifications. i.e.: CCDP,CCSP, VCP, HP MASE HP, NASP, CCNA, CCDA, TCE1, TCE2, TSA
  • Assist with on-site and remote technical support for service calls including but not limited to: videoconferencing, digital signage, audio-visual integrations and other visual communication equipment.   
Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in a college degree program with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Successful completion of coursework in relevant engineering or computer science disciplines

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