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IT Cost Allocation Internship

Please Apply Through External Application ONLY.

Today information is abundant, and our methods of communication have significantly changed. Interested in learning how the City of San Diego utilizes the technology it has access to support and develop the community. The Information and Communication Technologies Internships will give you the chance to bring important information to the residents of San Diego as well as understand how technology is being employed to benefit the City. 
Internship Title: IT Cost Allocation Internship
Industry Sector: Information and Communication Technologies
Department Name: Information Technology
Application Deadline: August 5, 2022
Number of Internships Available: 1
Wage per hour*: 16.62
Benefits: Earned Sick leave, Free MTS Transit Passes, Technology if working remotely, Access to Employee Mentoring Academy and LinkedIn Learning and other resources. 
Format: TBD
Address: 1200 3rd Ave San Diego, CA 92101
Hours per week: up to 20 hours during school and up to 40 hours during vacation. Two days per week for 8 hours (8AM-5PM)
Date Posted: July 5, 2022
Internship duration: one year
Internship description: The DoIT administers the City of San Diego’s IT services. This program requires the development and implementation of a citywide IT cost allocation to ensure the benefiting funds receiving the services are paying their appropriate share of the costs. The City’s currently has an IT cost allocation plan, however, the plan needs to be updated to reflect changes to the IT landscape. The City is moving from a on-site datacenter to cloud based services. This significantly effects the IT cost allocation plan. The intern will review the existing IT cost allocation plan, research best practices and propose a plan that would meet the City’s need. Intern will be responsible for documenting the City’s current IT cost allocation plan to identify the data sources available. This will include working with IT staff to document where the data is stored, understanding any modification done to the source data, and communication between DoIT and benefiting funds. The intern will then research IT cost allocation plans that are documented in IT references materials and industry publications. The intern will also work with the City’s IT consultants to understand how they assist public agencies with IT cost allocation plans. The intern position will then apply the concepts discovered in their research to the as-is process to develop a to-be process for the IT cost allocation plan. The intern will present the to-be process to the DoIT Finance Manager. Once an IT cost allocation plan is developed, the Finance Manager, with the assistance of the intern, will present the IT cost allocation plan to Department of Finance and the City’s outside auditor for approval. The learning goal for the intern is development of an IT cost allocation plan that is supported by research, industry standards, and City’s procedures
*To confirm your eligibility for the CaliforniaForAll Grant please fill out the Internship Eligibility section in application as completely as possible.
Interns must be currently enrolled in an academic program. Please select school name in application.  Please personalize your cover letter for the application (there is the capability to post three different letters if you are applying for multiple opportunities). You will need to provide proof of enrollment in an academic program if selected. To expedite the process you may attach proof in your application. Please allow for 6-8 weeks for the City of San Diego intern on-boarding process from posting date. If you have not received a response 8 weeks after your application, please contact WALKERW@SANDIEGO.GOV.