IT Helpdesk Internship

3030 Olympic Blvd.

Application Deadline: Closed

The Recording Academy Description

Celebrating music through the GRAMMY Awards for more than 50 years, The Recording Academy continues its rich legacy and ongoing growth as the premier outlet for honoring achievements in the recording arts and supporting the music community. The GRAMMYs are the only peer-presented award to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position. As we move ahead in an ever-changing music environment, The Recording Academy looks forward to the new opportunities of a growing organization. Over the last decade particularly, The Academy has expanded its goals from the important work of recognizing the best in music through the GRAMMY Awards to establishing itself as the preeminent arts advocacy and outreach organization in the country. The Academy's mission statement is simple, but represents the heart and soul of the organization's efforts: to positively impact the lives of musicians, industry members and our society at large. The Academy can be proud of its accomplishments on behalf of its constituency. Through the efforts of the volunteer leadership and the capable professional staff, the music community, music lovers and inheritors of America's great cultural legacy are reaping the benefit.

The Recording Academy Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required) Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Shadow Helpdesk analysts, provide light helpdesk support

Inventory audit (Both Server and Client workstations)

Organize network documentations, diagrams, ensure everything is up to date in case of a disaster

Check daily backups

Send and receive shipments to remote offices and personnel

Digital asset management


Strong PC troubleshooting skills

Good communication skills both oral/written

Strong customer service aptitude

Enjoys learning new skills

Familiarity with Windows 2008/2012, Windows 7/8, Windows XP *32/64 bit OS

TCP/IP networking (addressing, routing, etc)

Strong organizational skills

High attention to detail


IT support experience

School credit is a requirement

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities; however, candidate is expected to demonstrative excellent leadership qualities.

Work Environment:

Business casual

Physical Demands:

Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs

The Recording Academy Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required) Requirements

Position Summary:

The Recording Academy IT Internship program offers students the opportunity to combine work experience and professional development with formal education. This program offers you an opportunity to work in an environment where you can learn, investigate career choices, and apply your education. This candidate will assist with IT documentation and daily IT needs (Helpdesk). The chosen Desktop Support Intern candidate will be able to get hands on experience supporting users in various business groups, work with Microsoft’s latest technologies (Windows Server / Active Directory / Exchange / IT hardware troubleshoot). The Intern will also be expected to work with management and staff to come up with a project that meets school and Recording Academy requirements that reflects the candidate’s ability to learn, adapt, and integrate his/her skillsets and experiences with the needs of the Recording Academy.