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IT Intern


The City of Sunrise offers internships in the areas of administration, finance, urban planning, emergency management, engineering, information technology and special projects throughout the City. This is varied semi-professional work which may include, but not limited to, research, technical/financial analysis, special projects, preparation of written communications, critical review of documents and agreements, citizen engagement, interdepartmental coordination, project management, involvement in a wide range of municipal management and community development issues, and assisting in administrative/office management.

Internship: 3-12 months (to be determined by dept.)
Hours: Up to 24 hours per week
Paid Internship: $10 per hour or "for credit" Internships
Examples of Duties


The primary duty of the IT Intern will be to provide technical and/or administrative assistance to the City's Information Technology department. Intern will perform various clerical and tech support assignments including but not limited to covering help-desk, entering work order tickets, wiping hard drives, imaging new machines and entering knowledge base articles.  

  • Currently enrolled at an accredited Florida college or university in an undergraduate or graduate program with an emphasis on information technology, computer science or related field
  • PROOF OF THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF COMPLETED EDUCATION MUST BE SUBMITTED AS AN ATTACHMENT WITH APPLICATION. (Applications without attached proof of education will not be processed for consideration.)
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques of information systems
  • Ability to conduct research and prepare pertinent records
  • Experience in use of computers and good communication skills.

  • Light physical work, must have the ability to stand, sit for prolonged periods of time and occasionally lift computer equipment up to 20 lbs.
Work Environment: 
  • Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment. Tasks are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
  • The ability to perceive and differentiate visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Supplemental Information

  • Incumbent gains hands on experience in a professional IT environment. Develops an understanding of tech support troubleshooting techniques. Incumbent will be exposed to multiple aspects of information systems, programming, hardware and software installation and ERP implementation.