Wednesday, September 4, 2013

IT Internship - Paid - F2013 - Quincy, MA

Gallagher Koster IT Internship

Description of the company including the mission, location, sales and market coverage. Please include your web URL: 

Gallagher Koster (subsidiary of Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc" is a full-service organization that approaches student insurance programs with innovation and creativity. We work directly with our clients to thoroughly understand their insurance objectives and develop customized insurance programs that best meet their specific needs and the needs of their students." 

Our mission "is committed to being the nation’s leading full-service independent insurance program administrator for the education community by providing high quality, customized, and affordable health and sports insurance products and related services to the schools, and the students and families they serve."

Our office is located in Marina Bay, Quincy, MA. We have clients throughout the United States.

Primary duties and responsibilities:  Work as the technical assistance for AJG in regard to Gallagher Koster’s Information Technology services. Assist the GK IT team in managing daily IT tasks including but not limited to setting up computers, troubleshooting computer issues such as Virus/Spyware infection, hardware problems, network connectivity etc, building web form by using our web service, processing and analyzing dataset by using SQL query and MS Access, researching data issues, writing and modifying PHP code to achieve some basic functions.


What will the student learn from this experience?  Will learn the operation of our IT department; Practical knowledge of web programming with database interaction; Skill sets of comparing complicated data with tools like excel, access, SQL etc; Knowledge of troubleshooting, analyzing and solving any kind of computer issue; Policy and procedure of HIPAA, 201CMR17 (Mass Data Security) and other IT security measurement.


Job Title: Information Technology Assistant


Compensation:  $10.00/hour


Academic preparation of the student required (graduate, senior, junior, courses taken, GPA, etc.):  College student in good academic standing. Junior or senior will be ideal.


Skills required:  Excellent technical and writing skills are required; Working skill of Excel, Access and SQL is a must. A good understanding of PHP, MySQL, MSSQL and web programming is a plus.


Hours of work: Flexible schedule 25 hours a week


Start and end dates:  Start and End date are open

Primary supervisor:  David Ng
To apply, send resume and cover letter to: 
Deidre Araujo
Senior Staff Accountant/HR Representative
Gallagher Koster
500 Victory Road
Quincy MA 02171
or email resume and email message of interest (in lieu of cover letter) to: