What does a Technology Specialist Intern do?

Technology specialists provide support services for technological systems, programs, and networks. They oversee the implementation, configuration, updating, and maintenance of IT systems and components. In some organizations, they may also perform sales duties, promoting certain technology products or services. They often serve as an internal subject matter expert providing knowledge and advice related to specific technological products or issues. They may be responsible for developing and administering training programs, and for creating help guides and other tech-related materials.

Technology specialists typically have a bachelor’s degree in a computer science discipline, and a background in tech support or hardware repair. They should have hands-on experience installing and maintaining a range of computer systems and programs. These roles require good communication skills, and the ability to explain technical information in an easy-to-understand way.

What responsibilities are common for Technology Specialist Intern jobs?
  • Lead staff in the development of relationships, opportunities, and proposals.
  • Submit content for review and approval by review team.
  • Optimize and improve processes and the overall approach where necessary.
  • SEO (search engine optimization) and SEM (search engine marketing).
  • Develop and execute quarterly plans to meet goals and performance metrics.
  • If necessary, liaise with third-part support of various technology vendors.
  • Define and manage budget for all aspects of tests.
  • Create and implement roadmap for standardizing calibrated machines, gages, fixtures, probing systems.
  • Relationships with staff in other work areas are fostered to meet internal and external customer needs.
  • Identify and work with peers at an advanced level.
  • Review performance and progress on a regular basis to ensure team is achieving results.
  • Engage with risk leadership to ensure technology strategy and investment is in line with business function objectives.
  • Participate in tender process, i.e. design, submission, and review.
  • Interact with and provide technical and event support for faculty, staff, students, and guests of the college.
  • Manage scope risks, establish and execute scope specific recovery plans when required.
  • Manage continuous improvement of the inspection technologies, gage control processes and policies.
  • Lead trainings with marketing capabilities teams to help keep KDP marketers on the forefront of what is new and coming.
  • Build and maintain the emerging technology and media strategy.
  • Build an evolving testing roadmap to establish which tests will be executed, including an understanding of budgets needed for all testing.
  • Explain specifically how changes in competitors, clients, and market segments affect own business or institution.
What are the typical qualifications for Technology Specialist Intern jobs?
  • Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in business, computer science, engineering or information technology, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience as a consultant.
  • Experience with Jira, Cloud, and other applicable software and systems.
  • Comfortable with computing and user documentation processes.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and time management capabilities.
  • Able to use confidence when conducting critical thinking exercises.
  • Can participate in Agile ceremonies including daily scrums.
  • Comfortable functioning in a leadership position.
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Avg. Experience8+ years

How much does a Technology Specialist Intern make?

Technology Specialist Intern Career Path

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
11%
2 - 4
5%
5 - 7
0%
8+
84%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Technology Specialist Intern Insights

Read what Technology Specialist Intern professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
DeloitteDeloitte
Technology Consultant
Jul 20, 2021

“great for variety of experience and "surveying different roles" but skill development is better in industry”

InfosysInfosys
Technology Lead
Sep 22, 2020

“If looking for some career and good learning then this is not a place to work”

Align TechnologyAlign Technology
Technology Consultant
Aug 2, 2021

“The salary was not as high as I hoped it was and I was stressed.”

SynechronSynechron
Directory Technology
Feb 11, 2022

“I've been working with Synechron from past 11 years and achieved great success in professional life during my career.”

Oshkosh CorporationOshkosh Corporation
Digital Technology
Oct 5, 2020

“People first culture provides great work life balance and helps you succeed in your role.”

Huntsman CorpHuntsman Corp
Research and Technology
Dec 30, 2021

“It’s my great pleasure to work for Huntsman and I would like to share my personal experience with you.”

DarktraceDarktrace
Cyber Technology Specialist
Oct 8, 2021

“You're put in front of a lot of large enterprise companies early in your career which is a good opportunity”

DeloitteDeloitte
Technology Consultant
Jun 15, 2021

“pay is subpar compared to rest of industry; losing lots of top talent to tech”

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