General Dynamics Information Technology Enterprise IT (Intern) in Des Moines, Iowa
Type of Requisition: Temporary
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Public Trust/Other Required: None
Job Family: Interns
Sponsorship is not available for this role.
At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.
What sets a GDIT internship experience apart from other organizations in the industry?
GDIT’s Summer Internship Program is designed with you in mind! Our internship provides you the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that is helping to solve our clients’ most challenging matters. Throughout GDIT’s 10-week Summer Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to do the following:
Work side-by-side with GDIT professionals delivering work for clients.
Collaborate with a team of peers to research and propose solutions to a current business challenge.
Participate in a mentoring circle led by an early career champion.
Interact with GDIT leaders.
Participate in professional development.
How You’ll Make this Internship Opportunity Your Own
Our Enterprise IT Internship is designed to make a direct impact on a broad variety of projects. You must be motivated to deliver innovative capabilities that directly impact some of GDIT’s most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country.
A Day in the Life
Assist in researching, designing, developing, and/or modifying enterprise-wide or customer systems
Assist in performing systems modeling, simulation, and analysis
Assist in testing, diagnosing, and fixing incidents
Participates in large system and subsystem planning
Help ensure that applications and systems are compliant with established quality standards and meet customer and regulatory requirements
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
Participate in special projects as required
Supports the completion of technical tasks.
Assists with the solutions to technical problems of limited scope.
Assists with the coordination for new products, software, upgrades, and equipment.
Assists with documentation for processes and procedure related to computer systems and operations.
Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree program in Information Technology, Computer Science, or similar discipline
Ability to actively collaborate with others
Strong computer skills in MS Office (Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint)
Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and positive attitude
Ability to manage projects and prioritize competing requirements in a fast-paced environment
What You’ll Need to Deliver Your Best Every Day
Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate technical terminology, concepts, and issues in terms understandable to both technical and non-technical resources
Ability to build meaningful relationships with manager and members of your team in a remote environment
Ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities
Intuitiveness with an ability to identify and solve complex problems related to rapidly changing technology
A sense of genuine, intellectual curiosity and a nimble mindset
What you Offer as a Stand-Out Candidate
Familiarity with IT systems and demonstrated proficiency in various programming languages
Understanding of software development best practices
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
GDIT interns are paid and full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks. Applicants should have a minimum of one semester remaining in their studies after their internship concludes. Take the first step and apply today!
Note: We receive a high volume of applications and review them on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Our goal is to follow up with you within two weeks of your application.
COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
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