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Information Technology Intern

Date: Feb 21, 2019

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35243

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

Valent Group is a privately held independent risk consulting firm based in Birmingham, Alabama, with multiple locations in the southeastern United States. These offices provide all lines of insurance in partnership with specialized carriers. Valent Group was named a 2018 Best Practices Agency by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and has the backing of EBSCO Industries, Inc., a global corporation which began in 1944 and now owns more than 20 businesses in a variety of industries. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical/dental/vision plans, life insurance and other ancillary benefits, profit sharing, employee perks and more.


Our Information Systems department works very closely with all departments in our organization. The Information Technology intern will assist the Manager of Information Systems in technical support duties, which include Business Intelligence, System Administration, Hardware Setup, Software Maintenance and Vendor Relationships.


Primary Duties/Responsibilities:


Projects may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Determine the root cause of hardware and software issues, resolve or coordinate the solution with another team
  • Setup workstations, phones, and other technical needs of employees
  • Schedule and assign work to technicians within EBSCO’s IT department or external vendors
  • Manage data relating to document management, email retention, customer relations, and file sharing
  • Assist in administrating systems by configuring, managing users, and pulling reports
  • Support operations management within the firm


Ideal Candidate:


We are looking for team player with strong computer skills, a "can-do" attitude, is solutions focused, and has a passion for learning. Currently in pursuit of Information Systems or related degree.  Must have ability to work independently as needed.


Value of the Internship:


This IT internship offers challenging opportunities, real technical projects, and exposure to all facets of managing a technology department. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience with the technical operations of a mid-sized risk consulting firm.


EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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