The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Information Technology program is currently seeking student interns in the fields of software development and database administration. This is an excellent opportunity for students to engage in professional development and gain real world experience with an organization that is committed to serving the citizens of Kansas.
Who We Are:
The Kansas Department of Agriculture is the nation's first state department of agriculture. The agency is devoted to the total support of agriculture in Kansas. The department works for the entire Kansas agriculture sector, including farmers, ranchers, food establishments and agribusinesses. The department is dedicated to providing support and assistance to make Kansas businesses successful and encouraging more farms, ranches and other agriculture business to expand in or relocate to Kansas.
What We Do:
The Kansas Department of Agriculture fulfills its statutory responsibility of regulating business functions in accordance with state law. The department works to ensure businesses know what laws affect them and how they can ensure they are in compliance with those laws. In this process, the department aims to minimize excessive rules and regulation.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture is currently seeking to fill the position of IT Intern within the Information Technology program. This position will work with the agency staff to preform data analysis in order to provide different business units with accurate information to make data drives decisions.
Collaborate with other developers and KDA staff on new and existing applications. This includes planning, design, coding, testing, debugging, and documenting new application screens, reports, batch processing, interfaces, and data extracts.
This position will report to the CIO and will be encouraged to provide new and fresh ideas in the area of Computer Science.
1. Applicants must be currently enrolled at least half-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.
2. Applicants must be enrolled in an associate, baccalaureate, graduate, or post-graduate degree program with coursework related to information technology.
3. Applicants will be required to work from the KDA’s Headquarters located in Manhattan, KS.
4. Applicants will need to be available to work between 15 and 20 hours per week during KDA’s hours of operation. (Monday thru Friday; 8AM to 5PM.)
It is suggested but not required that applicants poses a working knowledge of:
Microsoft .NET Framework (C#.NET or VB.NET)
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft Reporting Services
Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 R2
Candidates with experience in Oracle Database, Oracle Reports, or Oracle Forms are particular sought after.