Future Technologists Internship Program

The N.C. Department of Information Technology’s Future Technologists Internship program offers a variety of paid, experiential learning opportunities for high school students and those with limited experience in technology. Candidates for this program desire to work in technology do not yet have direct technology-related education or experience.

Interns gain real-world work experience, contribute to NCDIT's day-to-day operations and connect with diverse individuals and communities.

  • Dates: Available in the summer and throughout the year 
  • Work type: 20 to 40 hours a week, remote
  • Pay: $20 hourly

How to Apply and Questions

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to NCDIT Internship Coordinator Yori Lucien (Yori.Lucien@nc.gov). Any questions can also be directed to the coordinator.

Internship Opportunities

Read on below to learn more about the opportunities available through NCDIT's Future Technologists Internship program.

GIS Fisheries Proclamation Conversion

The intern will learn how to convert ArcGIS Desktop files in ArcGIS Pro 3.0. Tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Convert current Fisheries proclamations issued by the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries to new format in ArcGIS Pro for public viewing, by either manual or scripting
  • Upload updated maps to web application for end users, staff and public, to view and query
  • This web application will serve as a sole source database for other online services to link to

User Support

The intern will learn about the N.C. Identity Management (NCID), Active Directory and ServiceNow ticketing services provided to the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources environment. The intern will gain strong communication and excellent customer service skills. Tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Copier, printer and scanning technology
  • Local area network and Internet principles
  • Computer/server hardware installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting techniques

Note: This position might require occasional lifting of IT equipment > 30 pounds.

IT Project Coordinator

The intern will gain a high-level perspective of what it takes to lead a broad spectrum of IT services. The intern will also learn organizational, task management, collaboration and coordination abilities. Tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Take lead on managing and providing updates on multiple low- to mid-level IT projects and tasks
  • Managing VoIP migration
  • Leading and facilitating IT work groups (focus groups, communication sessions)
  • Scheduling meetings and audio/visual projects
  • Renaming email and network domains
  • Coordinating the consolidation of IT process and how-to documents
  • Submitting security and procurement exceptions (includes gathering detailed information on these requests)
  • Other various tasks related to completing IT tasks