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NANA Shareholder Paid College Internship - IT Help Desk (NANA Shareholders Only)




Herndon, Virginia, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima is not just another global enterprise and federal contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At Akima, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , Akima provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , Akima delivers agile solutions in the core areas of facilities, maintenance, and repair; information technology; logistics; protective services; systems engineering; mission support; furniture, fixtures & equipment (FF&E); and construction.

As an Akima employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Akima is looking for a Help Desk Intern to work in Herndon, VA . The incumbent will provide first-tier help desk support for the enterprise and assist on additional projects as assigned by the manager. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides Tier I support of COTS and custom applications.
  • Assists with ongoing projects as defined by the manager.
  • Installs, imaging and configuration of new systems and the maintenance and troubleshooting of existing systems.
  • Shipping of said systems to remote personnel.
  • Treats customers with the highest level of professionalism possible.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a NANA Shareholder and own stock in “NANA Regional Corporation, Inc.”
  • Must be currently enrolled in college, university or technical/vocational school.
  • A desire to enter the IT field.
  • Basic computer skills, to include installing software and attaching peripherals.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills.

Equipment and Applications :

  • Dell notebooks and desktops
  • Microsoft Office 2010

Physical Demands:

  • Will be required to lift equipment up to 50 lbs.

Intern Benefits:

  • Compensation: depending on class level or experience
  • Roundtrip Airfare Provided
  • Housing
  • Food allowance

If you have questions please contact Mamie Karmun, Manager Shareholder Programs at

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: Akima

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3515