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Information Technology Intern - Summer Employment

Montevideo, MN
  • Posted: 22 days ago
  • Internship
Job Description

Here is your chance to showcase your skills with an established, yet growing company. Join our growing, locally owned company that's been a part of the community for over 25 years. Don't wait, apply today! Visit our website at

Joining the Information Technology (IT) Team at Ritalka as an Information Technology Intern will offer you direct exposure to a wide variety of technologies upon which our business relies. On our team, you'll be working with software developers, network engineer's and a Director committed to ensuring you're exposed to technical areas you're interested in and others you may not have yet had exposure to. There are no silo's at Ritalka; you'll have opportunities to take on hands-on tasks that span routing, switching, firewalls, network access management, employee on-boarding and off-boarding, and more. Always committed to ensuring minimal to no business interruption, we collaborate with each other to incorporate and support current technologies in complex and innovative ways.

In this role, you'll:

  • Gain exposure to hardware refresh projects encompassing routers, switches, access points, and related networking infrastructure.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network related incidents if/as they arise including providing updates to related documentation.
  • Participate in firm-wide projects with Ritalka's Information Technology Team such as enhancing security for network validation solutions, identity service management, intrusion / virus detection, and more.
  • Assist with implementing updates to servers, including researching and resolving technical issues that may arise.
  • Learn about and update network diagrams and policies under the guidance of our team.

What are we looking for in a good candidate? Someone who:

  • Has some exposure to networking and security technologies including any/all of the following: routers, switches, access points, firewalls, monitoring solutions, etc.
  • Has strong problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.
  • Has prior exposure to scripting (Python, PowerShell, Shell, etc.) preferred.
  • Has experience with ticketing and monitoring solutions like Spiceworks, Sophos.
  • Demonstrates passion for technology and for learning / exploring unfamiliar technologies.
  • Has ability to travel.
  • Has 2+ years of college or university coursework completed; preference is for some or a majority of that to relate to technical discipline.
  • Has prior related co-op, internship, and/or on or off-campus technical experience preferred but not required.
  • Or any combination of education and experience that would provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance.

Many tasks include their own work and /or the review of work of others in the department. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

RITALKA provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.



Montevideo, MN
56265 USA



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