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IT Intern - Quality Assurance Team

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Date: May 3, 2019

Location: Melville, NY, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services.

Requisition ID : 1953 

Employment Type : Seasonal         

Job Category : Information Technology                                             

Work Location :  Melville, NY (CSC) 

State or Province : New York (US-NY)     

Potential Work Location : United States : New York : Melville 




The IT Intern will be involved in researching and analysis for projects.  In addition, the IT Intern will help with the design coding and performance analysis in the development of web applications. The IT Intern will also be involved with large scale testing and production implementations for web applications. The IT Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in departmental meetings within the department to gain better knowledge of the operations. 




  • Reports to senior member of the MSC technical team
  • Document business requirements and functional specifications for applications
  • Develop web based and mobile applications utilizing technologies such as Java, Javascript, cURL, Perl, PHP, HTML and XML.
  • Monitor Performance and security of web applications.
  • Analyze performance and security issues and recommend remediation
  • Configure CI/CD tools for developing an auditable and automated change management process.
  • Evaluate tools that can improve developer productivity and efficiency.
  • Performs testing for application changes
  • Assists with code migrations and post production support
  • Gain industry and organizational knowledge through daily business interactions and job assignments.
  • Supports assigned manager with project work.
  • Presents intern project results to IT leaders.
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.
  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.




  • High School diploma required.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • IT work experience a plus.




  • Proficient user of Productivity Tools (Email, Spreadsheets etc…) and Web Browser software required.
  • Course curriculum in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent technical discipline required.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills required.
  • Positive, high-energy approach to assignments and a willingness to learn required.
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux scripting preferred.
  • Familiarity with programming concepts desired.




  • A valid state driver’s license may be required.
  • Confirmed 3.3 GPA required.

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

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

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