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SMECO is a customer-owned cooperative that is committed to ensuring that the organization is the employer of choice for the Southern Maryland region. SMECO is dedicated to providing a culture of inclusion and an environment that values diversity of its members and staff while promoting performance excellence and work/life balance.

SMECO demonstrates commitment to its employees by taking an active role in developing and implementing progressive programs, maintaining a competitive benefits package, and providing value-added services that attract and retain talented individuals.




We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing Information technology organization at SMECO. In this position, as a current information technology student, you will enhance your educational experience through the relevant work experience in the areas of desktop management, Cybersecurity, IP networks, and virtual desktop environment.


This list provides a general statement of duties to provide the intern with the opportunity to learn the standards within the industry and the cooperative. This list is not considered to be exhaustive and may be enhanced as processes change.

A. Assists the IT technicians with Windows Client administration in a network environment.

B. Assists in IT projects based on SMECO’s IT and Cybersecurity plans.

C. Provides support to other team members with customer issues and requests using SMECO’s service-desk software.

D. Assists with monitoring user compliance to safeguard information.

E. Assists with telecommunications activities associated with contact center.

F. Observes and assists with virtual desktop management.

G. Maintain good relations with other departments and coworkers.

H. Observes all safety rules.

This position pays $18.00/hr.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Interested applicants should apply via our website at


  • The student must be enrolled in an accredited information technology program with an in- program status of junior or senior.
  • Must have a good internet broadband connection for remote access.
  • Must be a United States Citizen -Must have the physical ability to perform the essential functions, duties, and responsibilities of the job which include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, sitting, lifting and carrying loads averaging 25 pounds.

Working Conditions:

  • Mostly indoors, onsite with possible remote access 2 days per week.

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We fully consider all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.