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Intern IT - Infrastructure in Merrillville, IN at NiSource

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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Job Description


NiSource is currently seeking Summer Interns within Infrastructure department in Columbus, OH and Merrillville, IN locations.  Successful applicants will become integral members of the department while learning within a team environment, completing meaningful tasks and collaborating with team members and leaders on important projects.  These positions will be a great opportunity for the candidate desiring to launch their career in an Information Technology field.  Successful applicants will build professional relationships with other interns and all levels of NiSource personnel while participating in rewarding professional development exercises and fun, team-building activities.  Interns will obtain a broad overview of NiSource's operations and current events in the utilities industry.


Infrastructure, network delivery,  primary responsibility is to provide network technical design leadership and to oversee execution of processes associated incident, problem, change, asset, and configuration management within this technology domain. This includes working with enterprise architects, program managers, IT analysts and managed service providers to effectively manage infrastructure operations and support delivery of Infrastructure projects.  It also includes development and periodic review of ITIL based processes and practices to ensure highly available operations and compliance with architecture standards and strategies.

Specific tasks assigned to intern include (working under the supervision of Lead Network Engineer and Managed Service Provider):

  • Network documentation cleaning up -- combining and condensing documents 
  • Audit / resolve missing site codes and network data (i.e. DHCP / DNS IP addressing and reservations)
  • Local site visits for equipment inventory and disposals. Also recording end-user network experience   
  • Audit of Asset DB, ServiceNow and Nautilus -- data sync/ cleanup
  • Audit Configuration Management DB  (i.e. verify technology,  install/refresh date, iOS version level)
  • Major in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related IT discipline. ¿
  • Required GPA 3.0 and above. ¿
  • Solid skills in utilizing computers, operating systems, mobile devices and software (MS Office Suite, MS Project, and other IT applications). ¿
  • Excellent analytical abilities, including process analysis and development, problem-solving and root-cause analysis.¿
Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at before November 21st!

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.