IT Intern

US Citizenship is Required. Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense security clearance required. 

This position is in-person.  

Toyon is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented IT Intern to join our team for the summer. As an IT Intern, your primary responsibility will be to assist with the setup of PC computers and ensure the smooth installation and verification of software applications. This is a hands-on role that requires excellent technical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to follow established procedures.


  • PC Setup: Follow established procedures to assemble, configure, and set up PC computers for new employees or system upgrades.
  • Software Installation: Install and configure software applications on PC computers, ensuring compatibility and adherence to organizational policies.
  • Software Verification: Perform thorough testing and verification of installed software to ensure proper functionality and troubleshoot any issues that arise.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate documentation of hardware configurations, software installations, and troubleshooting steps.
  • Troubleshooting: Assist with diagnosing and resolving software-related problems on PC computers, escalating complex issues to the appropriate team members when necessary.


  • High School Diploma and a strong interest in STEM.
  • Training and education in a bona-fide high school level STEM program.
  • Strong understanding of PC hardware components and familiarity with computer assembly and configuration.
  • Proficient in software installation and troubleshooting on Windows operating systems.
  • Familiarity with software deployment tools and methodologies is a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of networking concepts and protocols.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to follow established procedures.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.

This internship opportunity will provide you with valuable hands-on experience in the field of IT, within a research and development environment, allowing you to develop your technical skills and gain practical knowledge. If you are passionate about technology, have a strong desire to learn, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply for this position. 

The pay range for the IT Intern position is $20.00 to $25.00 per hour. 

The posted pay range values provide the candidate with guidance on annual base compensation for the position, at a full time level of effort, exclusive of overtime, bonus, and benefits-related compensation, over a range of qualifications that may fit hiring objectives. Toyon Research Corporation will consider the individual candidate’s education, work experience, applicable knowledge, skills and training, among other factors, when preparing an offer of employment. 

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All qualified applicants for the IT Intern position will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

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