Desktop Support Intern

Positions are available immediately. Desktop Support interns assist with the management of hardware and software across Columbia College's administrative units. More specifically, Desktop Support interns assist with the following tasks:

  • Analysis and correction of departmental computing problems
  • Consultation with administrative clients to ascertain departmental needs and propose possible solutions
  • Software installation and configuration
  • Cloning and deployment of new workstations and laptops
  • Design and development of programs and utilities
  • Periodic system audits and maintenance
  • Development of user documentation


Qualified applicants should possess the following:

  • One to two years of relevant previous experience
  • Great work ethic, reliability, and a very strong sense of responsibility
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of assigned tasks and projects
  • Thorough knowledge of Windows XP and 7
  • Knowledge of Microsoft networking required
  • Thorough knowledge of installation, configuration, use, and troubleshooting techniques of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of MacOS X a major plus

The Desktop Support internship pays $14/hour and is a minimum six-month commitment with a preferred one-year commitment.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume to ccit-jobs@columbia.edu.