Communications Office Technical Student Intern
Newport News, VA 
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Job/Internship Description
Communications Office Technical Student Intern
Job ID #:12029Location:Newport News, VA
Functional Area:Public RelationsDivision:Chief Operating Officer
Position Type:Student InternEducation Required:Not Indicated
Experience Required:Not IndicatedRelocation Provided:No




You 'matter' to us! Our diverse team at Jefferson Lab includes more than 700 people, including physicists, engineers, computer professionals, technicians and more. From probing the basic building blocks of matter to performing advanced computing and applied research, we are on the leading edge of science and technology. If you are looking for a great job in a unique place where your contributions truly matter, consider Jefferson Lab!

We are currently seeking a Student Intern to work in our Communications Office.


The Communications Office Technical Student Intern will provide critical support for the laboratory's main website, jlab.org, to include working with departments to update, consolidate and move webpages to the supported Drupal content management system to further improve functionality, services, and analytic analysis as outline in the Lab Agenda.

This position works with the Webmaster to provide end-user computing support and website management. The position involves updating, consolidating and moving webpages for lab divisions to the supported Drupal content management system. This will require meeting with different division and departments to assess their webpage development needs and provide assistance with accomplishing those needs across the laboratory. The Student Intern is expected to complete and document resolution of problem reports, and maintain on-line documentation.



The ideal candidate will have an excellent working knowledge of Content Management Systems - Drupal (version 7 preferred), HTML (hyper text mark-up language), CSS (cascading style sheets), and Javascript, with knowledge of image manipulation (re-size, crop, minor photo editing) in Photoshop or Gimp highly desired. This candidate must make good use of written and verbal instructions, understand and follow established Computing policies, and have excellent communication skills both in writing and in speech. The candidate must have the ability to navigate servers and large folder structures cross-browser / cross-platform and possess development understanding of 508 compliance relating to web accessibility. Demonstrated experience in computer support is considered a plus in the evaluation of candidates.

Applicant must be enrolled in a local university as a full-time college student with a GPA of 2.5 or better. Enrollment in a Computer-related major preferred. Proof of full-time status and copies of transcripts are required (unofficial copies are acceptable). Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen.

In addition, the candidate must available to work a minimum of 18 hours per week, with the maximum being 20 hours per week during school sessions, and 40 hours per week between school sessions (spring break, summer break, and winter break).



  • Ability to comprehend and follow instructions
  • Ability to understand, remember, and communicate information and make decisions
  • Ability to concentrate on details and detect errors
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks
  • Capable of analytic reasoning
  • Ability to manage and prioritize work tasks appropriately



  • Ability to get across various locations on the laboratory site and access work areas
  • Ability to work at a computer workstation for extended periods
  • Visual capabilities sufficient to use computer workstations, read documents, and see safety alarms
  • Auditory capabilities to hear safety alarms
  • Ability to see and hear safety alarms
  • Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA/Jefferson Lab is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.As part of the Lab's equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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