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Internship, Information Technology

Location: San Francisco, CA
Hours: Full-time or Part-time
Status: Paid
Term: One year
Reports to: Senior Technology Officer

The Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit organization focusing on health issues facing the nation and its people, and is a widely respected leader in national health policy and health communications. The Foundation is relocating its headquarters from Menlo Park, CA, to downtown San Francisco, CA, in early 2018, and this position will be based in these new San Francisco offices. The Foundation also operates substantial facilities in Washington, D.C., including the state-of-the-art Barbara Jordan Conference Center.

Position Summary:

The Foundation is seeking an intern for its Technology Working Group (TWG). TWG provides Help Desk and technical support to the Foundation’s various departments. The TWG Intern will be involved in providing general support of all technology issues, including the deployment of hardware and software resources, assisting staff with various IT needs and possible system and network administration project work.

This internship provides an opportunity to work on a wide variety of technologies including laptops, desktops, printers, mobile devices, A/V and network/server equipment. The TWG intern will gain practical work experience troubleshooting and resolving computer issues, expand their knowledge of a range of software programs, and deepen their understanding of how network environments work.

requirements and Qualifications:

  • High interest and familiarity with computers and technology;
  • Setup, diagnose, and repair computer and network related issues;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft, Apple and Adobe products as well as current modern web browsers;
  • Some familiarity with basic networking (e.g., TCP/IP, DNS);
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent team player and contributor; and
  • Enrolled in an academic program.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with mobile devices (e.g., Apple, Android, Tablets, etc.);
  • Experience with cloud based services, iDrive, OneDrive, AWS, etc.;Experience with Cisco Networking and Cisco Unity telephony; and
  • Experience with Windows Server 2008R2-2012R2 Hyper-V, Exchange 2010, and Active Directory.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to labeling your documents “Last Name_First Name_Document Title.” Please write “Information Technology Internship-CA” in the email heading. No phone inquiries.

The Kaiser Family Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, arrest or conviction records, or other categories protected under the law.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270 | Email Alerts: | |

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.