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Internship – IT Operations/Infrastructure (Year-Round)

at Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated

Posted: 12/24/2019
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: 839062

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Baird Position Title:
Internship – IT Operations/Infrastructure (Year-Round)


Job Description
Are you looking to gain real world experience in a thriving, global financial services firm with an award winning culture? Consider an internship and start building your career at Baird.

About our intern program:
Our competitive intern program is a robust experience that offers interns exposure to the business world and a meaningful work experience. Interns are treated as valuable team members while learning from experienced professionals in a collaborative, fun, and dynamic environment. Baird’s summer program activities include an Intern Welcome Event in our corporate office in Milwaukee, multiple Lunch & Learns, a Brewer’s game at Miller Park, Baird Night at the Zoo, and many other informal events. Our interns have the opportunity to use a Baird Cares Day and be compensated to volunteer in the community. They are also eligible to apply for scholarships. Our informal mentor program gives interns an opportunity to network throughout Baird and learn about all the areas of the firm. To learn more, check out this

The Baird IT Operations team is responsible for the full lifecycle of our infrastructure systems, core software platforms and on-premises third-party business applications. The Intern will be a part of the technical teams which include Network/Telecom, Security, Application Administration, Database Administration, and Server as they plan, install, support, troubleshoot, and monitor our environments and technologies. These environments and technologies include, but are not limited to Window Server, Vmware, Cisco network, SQL Server database and PeopleSoft, Microsoft Dynamics and many other multiple third-party business applications.
IT has a track record of success with interns across their various teams, all who have the ability to directly contribute to the success of the department.  Interns apply knowledge gained in the classroom to develop relevant professional experience while developing meaningful relationships.  Interns are treated as valuable team members and are challenged with meaningful work while learning from experienced professionals in a collaborative, fun, and dynamic environment. We look for highly motivated individuals who are proactive, eager to learn and ready to contribute.
Internship Location, Availability and Hours:
We have year round and summer internships in our downtown Milwaukee office.  Year round requires working part-time during the Spring and Fall semesters (15-20 hours/week) and full-time during the Summer (37.5-40 hours/week). We are seeking a student who is able to start in May 2020.

As an IT Operations/Infrastructure Intern, you will:
  • Responsible for assisting with day to day operations and support of the Baird IT infrastructure and operations teams.
  • Work under the direction of an experienced team member, gaining increasing responsibilities as you demonstrate your abilities.
  • Assist in special projects as needed.
  • Experience Baird’s culture by shadowing current team members. Receive mentorship from an experienced team member and partner with a manager on professional development.
 What we look for:
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science or related degree.
  • General knowledge and/or interest in the following infrastructure systems:  Microsoft Windows OS and Server, OS deployment, Virtualization, Active Directory/Group Policy, IT Security, LAN/WAN.
  • Experience troubleshooting PC hardware and software problems.
  • Familiarity with scripting or programming languages (Powershell, VB script, Java script).
  • Possesses a natural curiosity in understanding the application of technology to solve business problems.
  • Positive attitude, proactive in seeking additional work, and strong initiative.
  • Detail oriented and exhibits organizational, time management, and problem solving skills.
  • 3.3 GPA or better is preferred.

What makes this opportunity great: 
  • Interns apply knowledge gained in the classroom to develop relevant professional experience while developing meaningful relationships. 
  • IT interns enjoy a collaborative work environment where they can thrive and reach their full potential.
  • Opportunity to work for a Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT!


Job Category:
Information Technology, Internship

Business Unit:
Corporate Resources Group

Req Type

WI - Milwaukee