Ryerson IT Intern in Lisle, Illinois

Position Description: Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc., one of the largest metals distributors in the US, and recently celebrated our 175th anniversary. We operate approximately 100 locations with 4,000 employees in North America and China. We are currently seeking a bright, energetic individual to fill our 2018 internship position and to contribute as an essential member within the IT team in Lisle, IL.

Reporting to the Sr. MIS Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for assigned projects that are designed to offer exposure and experience in a wide array of functional business areas including basic and applied research in conjunction with the defined internship program.

  • Assists in the identification, documentation, testing and support of Ryerson’s telecommunication systems.

  • Maintain network hardware, software and services, analyze problems, and monitor networks to ensure availability.

  • Collaborates on policy implementation, strategies, guidelines, standards, and procedures related to telecommunication.

  • Other duties as assigned

Key internship takeaways include:

  • Acquire a working knowledge of how a telecommunications team operates within a multibillion dollar organization

  • Achieve a greater understanding of the software, tools, practices, and policies used to manage voice and data telecommunications networks

  • Gain a more comprehensive understanding of the relationships between the telecommunications team, other technical teams, and business functions

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum sophomore year completion with a progressive matriculation towards a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following majors: Computer and Information Technology, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Telecommunications or Informatics

  • Prior work experience is a plus; relevant introductory classes are required - LAN/WAN and Wireless Networks preferred

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred

  • Basic understanding of Information Technology security methods, practices and equipment

  • Proficient with MS Office (Power Point, Word, Excel, Access and Outlook)

  • Strong attention to detail with demonstrated analytical and organization abilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication.

  • Personal initiative and leadership potential

  • Ability to impact and influence others

  • Work well with members of a team and possess excellent communication abilities and intellectual curiosity

  • Less than 5% travel

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job ID: 4534

Functional Area: Information Technology

Position Type: Intern or Other Job Types

Experience Required: Less than 1 year

Location: IL-Lisle

Department: Information Technology

Education Required: Some College

Relocation Provided: No