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  Job Description


Christopher House seeks a dynamic and detail-oriented intern interested in gaining behind-the-scenes experience in the Information Technology (IT) of a non-profit organization. The Christopher House IT Internship is an ideal opportunity to learn the ins and outs of a non-profit serving over 5,000 low-income Chicago children and families annually.

The IT intern has the opportunity to work with the supportive two-person IT team and will gain valuable experience in IT field. The Intern will also attain a broadened understanding of the organizational importance of technology to Christopher House as a whole; while gaining insight and experience with the inner workings of the organization and becoming familiar with programming and initiatives.


  • Assist in performing hardware and software installation procedures
  • Perform software configuration on stand-alone computers and laptops
  • Provide support in diagnosing hardware and software issues and troubleshooting activities
  • Lay cables and wires for networks and ensure that they are in good working order
  • Assist in handling data migration duties
  • Assist in hardware and software inventory management
  • Handle researching options and research computer bugs and their solutions
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


  • Familiar with PC hardware components, desktop operating system software (Microsoft Windows), and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent writing, communication, and research skills
  • Motivated, self-starter
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Commitment to Christopher House’s mission


Our working hours are 9:oo am-5pm; Mon-Fri.  The internship is flexible on days and times – we are looking for a 16-32 hours/week with a minimum one-month commitment.


Email cover letter and resume to:
Abel Robles
Associate Director of Information Technology

  Metro Area Chicago IL
  Job Location City Chicago
  Job Location State Illinois
  Job Location Zip 60639
  Job Category Computing and Internet
  Prefered Experience 1 year(s)
  Job Type Internship
  Job Posting Date Jul. 17, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Christopher House
  Organizational Focus Computers and Technology
  Contact Person Abel Robles
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email

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