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Immediate Internship Opportunity

Company Name: Midwest Electronic Specialties, Inc.
Industry:  Coin Operated Amusement Company/Software Development
Internship Title: Network Administrative Assistant

Job Description/Responsibilities

Our main goal right now is creating a paperless office and backside for our mobile assets.  As the assistant to the Network Administrator you would be working directly under him helping in the completion of our on-site server, route management software integration, and any other tasks or projects that may arise.  The following is a list of other projects our IT staff is currently working on and performing on a daily basis.

  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Configure, monitor, and maintain email applications or virus protection software.
  • Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
  • Design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software.
  • Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.
  • Confer with network users about how to solve existing system problems.

Qualifications Desired

  • Working towards Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Telecommunications Management.
  • Comprehension in MS Office
  • Experience and/or knowledgeable – web servers – on-site server hosting – networking – security and encryption protocols – Windows Active Directory

Available: Fall/Spring Semesters
Compensation: Paid Internship

Apply to: Grant Jones, Compliance Officer
Mailing Address:
600 North Main Street
Ellsworth, IL 61737

E-Mail Address:

Phone: 309.724.8395