2013 BIT Summer Internships
Below are the current internship positions available within BIT for the summer 2013 session. The deadline to apply is February 2, 2013. Some have extended the deadline --- see specifics below. See position descriptions for minimum salary information.
Apply or search for any of the below internships by clicking on the links that have been provided. The links will take you directly to the position page on the South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources website where you can then apply.
New Media or Social Media Analyst: Job ID 929
Intern will work directly with the BIT Social Media Manager. Principal responsibilities and potential projects include, but are not limited to the following: build on the current social media policy and provide recommendations, provide social media reports and analysis based on sound research, create content and discussion topics for future social media forums for state government communicators, develop weekly news briefings relative to social media strategies and concepts for state government communicators, write articles to use on the BIT blog and newsletter, develop recruitment videos of selected BIT staff and available positions to use on social media platforms, attend Senior Leadership Team meetings on a bi-weekly basis and other meetings as assigned. More here.
Intern Reporter will: learn and perform duties equal to those of an entry-level professional Multi-Media Reporter in a public radio/public media environment; cover and report all kinds of news stories in person, over internet or over phone; write for broadcast and for web (sdpb.org); have the ability to produce and edit audio and/or video for broadcast and web using Adobe Audition, Final Cut Pro or other similar software; have the ability to participate in live unscripted questions/answer interview (or "talkback") with show host; host live news programs as needed and as skill level and aptitude allow; have possible assignment with professional Radio/TV producers or reporters; perform basic news judgment. Other duties as assigned. Summer interns are expected to be available to work 40 hours/week and may be required to cover for regular staff during holidays and vacations. More here.
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Migration: Job ID 931
Application Security: Job ID 1039
Intern will work with the Development Security Specialist and other members of the Development, Data Center and Telecommunications divisions within BIT to improve Application Security policies covering secure coding, threat modeling and penetration testing. Knowledge of software development and object oriented programming languages are preferred and an interest in Application Security is required. More here.
Software Engineer: Job ID 1065
Interns specializing in application development are highly encouraged to apply for this summer internship. Qualified candidates must have a solid understanding of Visual Studio.net, must be familiar with Microsoft SQL database design, possess strong communication skills, and have the self-motivation to work alone and with a team of application developers. More here.
LAN Services: Job ID 1066
Deadline Extended: February 28, 2013
Intern will help the LAN Services team in Pierre complete projects for the Departments of Social Services, Health, Labor and Regulation and Education. Projects may include working on the Social Services Windows 7 upgrades, Health's WIC-IT hardware installation and software along with other BIT software patches and fixes. More here.