Technician Intern (30 hrs/wk)

This is a year round, non-benefited, 30 hr/wk internship position, at the UNH InterOperability Lab. This position is designed for recent High School or College graduates looking for a pathway to a career in technology.

The UNH InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) has been testing Networking and Communications 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. Testing services include areas such as Ethernet, xDSL, Storage, Wireless, and Internet Protocol (including IPv6). This position will report to an UNH-IOL manager and you will be assigned to your manager upon hire date.

Under general direction, technicians are responsible for:

  • Interfacing with UNH-IOL customers, which are typically engineers and developers of the Mobile and Data Communications vendor community
  • Performing detailed conformance and interoperability based testing of existing and prototype products
  • Debugging, troubleshooting and providing general assistance throughout the test cycle
  • Updating and reviewing our current Test Suites
  • Writing detailed conformance and interoperability reports

Training is provided on the job and pathway opportunities available.

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Available to work 30 hours/week
  • Must also pass a pre-employment background check.

Additional Desirable Qualifications

  • Familiarity with a programming language (i.e. python, C/C++, Java, Visual Basic)
  • Familiarity with consumer networking technologies (i.e. setting up a home wired/wireless network)
  • Technical writing proficiency
  • Ability to work both independently as well as a member of a team

Additional Job Information

To receive full consideration for this position, in addition to completing the required on-line application form, we recommend you submit a résumé and cover letter. Raises may be awarded periodically and are based on performance.

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: 1
Typical Starting Rate: $9.25-$11.00 based on experience. We offer frequent raise opportunities!
Date Posted: 5/17/2017