Job PurposeWithin IT Department, the main purpose for the internship is:
Promote collaboration among local universities to create an environment where we can share best IT practices.
Following IT Department guidance collaborate on supporting and promoting the usage of IFRC ICT platforms in order to provide effective tools to IFRC Staff and work closely with them to identify needs in order to make the most of ICT resources.
Job Duties & Responsibilities 1Provide the opportunity and experience to an engineering student on working on a complex ICT environment in a humanitarian organization atmosphere.
Provide support to Windows 10 upgrade project to Americas Regional office and escalate/follow up with IT Officers.
Participate on Designing and Developing Americas Region Office TeamSite.
Harvest and test any new app available on Office 365.
EducationCurrently pursuing a degree in Computer Science/Electronic Engineering or related
Networking, Microsoft courses and/or certification related - preferred
ExperienceExperience in Information and Communication Technology - Preferred
Experience in cloud systems - Preferred
Knowledge, Skills and LanguagesKnowledge of computers hardware/software and networks.
knowledge on how to troubleshoot computer software and hardware problems.
Ability to adapt to a multicultural environment
Ability to work in an organized manner
Capacity to prioritize
Fluently spoken and written English and Spanish
Competencies and ValuesCompetencies: Communication, Collaboration and Teamwork, Judgement and Decision Making, National Society and Customer Relations, Creativity and Innovation, Building Trust
Values: Respect for Diversity, Integrity, Professionalism, Accountability
CommentsPlease consider the following important facts regarding our Internship program before submitting your application:
Interns are not entitled to a salary or benefits from the Federation;
Federation will provide the intern with a daily allowance, which will serve to cover the cost of meals and other related expenses;
Interns are not eligible for payment of overtime;
Interns are solely responsible for making their own logistical arrangements (visa, travel, accommodation, insurance, etc.) as well as for their cost prior to starting the internship;
The IFRC accepts no responsibility to provide medical insurance, or for costs arising from accidents and illness incurred during the internship. Interns are required to provide a copy of their health and accident insurance certification;
This internship is open to local and international applicants who are currently-enrolled in a university or equivalent level or have graduated recently (normally within 1 year from the date of hiring) in an area that is compatible with the above description
Only shortlisted candidates will be contactedJob Reference: IFRC03185