Internship — Database Analyst Intern (Tallahassee)

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)

Database Analyst Intern – IT Internship Program

Database Analyst Intern

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is the largest state agricultural agency in the United States. Our IT Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for current college juniors, seniors, and graduate students in technology-related fields to gain experience in the field. This is an un-paid, one semester program in our IT offices located in Tallahassee, Florida. The program has a variety of opportunities for interns to gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology while earning college credit.
The Database Analyst Intern will work with the department’s SQL and Oracle Database Administrators to maintain the department’s databases and work on related special projects throughout the semester.

What You Will Learn

• The Intern will learn how to map out the requirements and document the steps needed to convert Oracle to SQL databases using Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit.
• The Intern will learn how to use Dell Spotlight and Oracle Enterprise Manager to monitor and troubleshoot database and server errors.
• The Intern will learn how to use Microsoft SQL Management Studio to interact with and monitor the status of various SQL databases.
• The Intern will learn how to run scripts on databases; and work with the department’s change management system and help desk ticketing system.

What We Require

• Current student in good standing at the Florida State University who is pursuing a degree in/or closely related to Information Technology.
• The Intern must be registered for LIS 4940r Internship in Information Technology during the semester in which they are to intern.
• Interns must have an interest and knowledge of general database terms and concepts. Preference will be given to interns who have completed or are currently enrolled in LIS 3781 Advanced Database Management or have completed closely related coursework.
• Strong communication, presentation and writing skills.
• Interns are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner.
• Ability to use Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and similar office productivity tools.
• A love of learning and improving business processes through IT.

Deliverables / Assignments

In addition to the activities related to the learning goals, the Intern will be required to complete the following two assignments during the semester.

• Interns will submit a weekly journal that describes what they worked on and learned during the week.
• Interns will give a presentation to the FDACS Division Information Officers at least once during the internship. These meetings occur at 3 p.m. on the second Monday of every month.

Additional Details
• The position begins on the first day of class and ends the Friday prior to Finals Week.
• Interns are expected to work 10 hours per week and dress for a business casual environment.
• Intern shifts are flexible for school/work-related events and functions, but a consistent schedule is expected.

Contact Information

For additional information please contact:

William J. Woodley

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Project and Portfolio Management Office

(850) 245-1082