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Desktop Support Intern


Brownville, NE, US, 68321-0098


Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Desktop Support Intern located at Cooper Nuclear Station in Brownville, NE.  Position closes on September 27, 2021, at 11:59 Central Time. 


This is a temporary position starting after October 1, 2021, and ending approximately August 31, 2022.  Work schedule is flexible Monday-Friday; 20-40 hours per week (depending on availability).

Position Summary


This is a temporary, entry-level, technical position as an Information & Telecomm Technology Support Technician Intern located at Cooper Nuclear Station.


Incumbent will will provide initial support to computer users through the installation and maintenance of various scripted desktop hardware and software components within a Windows environment.

Education, Training and Experience


The Intern must be enrolled in an accredited two‑year or four‑year college/university carrying a minimum of 12 semester units or 8 quarter units with sophomore, junior, or senior standing in a related major and must maintain enrollment throughout the internship. The internship/training must be in the student's field of study. College credit may apply to some internships.


Applicant must be working toward an Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, MIS, or Business and have completed their first year of college at a minimum. 

Licenses and/or Certifications


The incumbent may travel to CNS satellite locations in Auburn, NE and must have and maintain a valid driver's license for the duration of the position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


Setup, maintain, install and repair NPPD-owned computer hardware and software assets including PC, laptops and printers.  Perform scripted routine equipment maintenance ensuring software and hardware are maintained at current security patches or versions. Maintain equipment inventory. 


Install, test, maintain and support packaged hardware and software based on scripted instructions.


Investigate computer problem reports until satisfactory resolution is obtained with the possibility of bringing in additional resources to help. Track and maintain a history of work done on PC's.

Accountable for other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies

Customer Focus
Employees & Teamwork/Diversity & Inclusion
Public Service/Environmental Stewardship


Salary Information - $15.00 per hour.


Travel Required: None  


Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid medical, training opportunities and more.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at Nebraska Public Power District.


Nebraska Public Power District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the contributions of its diverse work force. We are only legally able to hire persons who are 1) a United States citizen or national, 2) a lawful permanent resident of the United States, or 3) an alien legally authorized to work in the United States.

Hiring Philosophy
Federal EEO
E-Verify Participant
Right to Work
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision