Year Round Undergrad Technician Intern (Durham, NH)

This is a year round, non-benefited, part-time internship position, at the UNH InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL). Undergraduate students who are pursuing a career in technology or those interested in a pathway to a career in technology, will find this position to be beneficial and encouraged to apply. 

The UNH-IOL has been testing Networking and Communications products since 1988. Fully owned by the University of New Hampshire, the lab receives 100% of its funding from commercial companies in exchange for professional and testing services. The availability of the position is contingent upon funding. Testing services cover technologies such as Ethernet, xDSL, Storage, Wireless, Open Source, and Internet Protocol (including IPv6). 

Under general direction, test technicians are responsible for:

  • Working with industry professionals across multiple areas of technology
  • Providing in-person support to remote personnel including device setup and configuration
  • Performing conformance and interoperability testing on commercially available and prototype products
  • Troubleshooting, debugging, and general support during test cycles
  • Reviewing, updating, and working with IOL Test Suites
  • Writing detailed conformance and interoperability reports
  • Working hours available are typically Mon-Fri from 8AM-6PM

This is an entry level position and training will be provided. Because of the extensive nature of the training, we welcome applications from students planning to complete a degree four or more semesters after they are hired.

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Enrolled in Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree program
  • Available to work 12 - 20 hours/week during semester
  • Available to work 40 hours/week during summer, winter and spring break
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check

Additional Desirable Qualifications

All majors are encouraged to apply! Computer Science, IT or Computer/Electrical Engineering majors are preferred. Desired skills and experience:

  • Familiarity with a programming language
  • Technical writing proficiency
  • Ability to work both independently as well as a member of a team  

Additional Job Information

Please submit a résumé along with the required on-line application form to be considered for this position. Performance-based raises may be awarded periodically.

Special Requirements

  • Background check is required prior to employment.
  • Eligibility for employment at the UNH-IOL may be restricted due to Federal law or regulation, including regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security and the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Access Control. Offers of employment may be conditioned upon verification of eligible citizenship if necessary to comply with federal law.
  • Eligibility for employment is subject to change at any time.

EEO Statement

The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The university seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

Additional Information

Positions Available: 4
Typical Starting Rate: $12.00-$14.00+/hr based on experience. **We offer frequent raise opportunities! Earn up to $27.10/hr.