Vista Outdoor IT Desktop Support Intern in Anoka Distribution Center, Minnesota

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

IT Desktop Support Intern

Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Outdoor Products and Shooting Sports, and has 50 well-recognized brands that provide consumers with a range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products in the ammunition, firearms and outdoor accessories categories. Major brands include CCI, Speer, Federal Premium, Bushnell, CamelBak, Bell, Giro, Savage Arms, BLACKHAWK!, Final Approach, Uncle Mikes, Bolle, Champion Targets, Jimmy Styks and Serengeti among many others.

Vista Outdoor is headquartered in Utah and employs approximately 7,000 skilled workers globally. We have manufacturing operations and facilities in 13 U.S. States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, along with international customer service, sales and sourcing operations in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and New Zealand.


Looking for an opportunity to get hands-on experience working in real-life business situations? Vista Outdoor offers meaningful internships to help you develop your skills and grow as you contribute to a global company within the exciting outdoor recreation, consumer products industry. We’re looking for individuals who are eager to gain invaluable on-the-job experience in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. This position is located in our Anoka, MN facility with an anticipated start date of September 2017.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service while delivering hands-on desktop support for end users in Anoka and occasionally provide remote support for users at other Vista Outdoor locations

  • Manage ticket queues in ServiceNow ticketing system.

  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and repair computers, peripherals, Windows OS, and desktop software.

  • Self-motivated and self-directed with the ability work individually or in teams to accomplish daily tasks.

  • Assist in the development of user documentation and training materials.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a degree or certificate seeking program from a qualified institution.

  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. MacOS experience desirable.

  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office programs.

  • Must be able to learn on the fly in a fast paced environment.

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds: lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and other computer components

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here:

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to . Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Vista Outdoor will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.