Student Assistant IT Team

The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) gGmbH is looking for a Student Assistant in our IT Team at its office in Wuppertal, Germany.


Up to 19 hours/ week, beginning as soon as possible


Wuppertal, Germany

The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) is an international nonprofit Think and Do tank that works with businesses, policy makers, partner organisations and civil society towards a good life. A team of currently 65 multi-disciplinary professionals contributes to the worldwide activities of the Centre.

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Job Description

The student will support with helpdesk support (mac), maintenance of the network and the client machines (Mac / Linux / Windows), strategic advising on further IT needs / possibilities (e.g. acquiring new hardware, extending network, IT services) and occasionally advising on IT implementation aspects in projects.

We offer a friendly and open work environment with opportunities to develop new IT solutions and approaches. Our aim is to provide progressive, resilient and cost-effective solutions for our team and partners in the face of increasing security and data protection requirements.


  • Mac computer maintenance, IT Helpdesk for about 65 people (on-site and remote)
  • Network Administration (TCP/IP, WLAN, Router) in a mixed Mac/Linux/Windows environment
  • Software / Hardware research (e.g. extension of network, data storage, online applications) and advising strategically (e.g. acquiring new hardware or software, other IT needs and possibilities)
  • Setting up and maintaining employee computers
  • Data administration, data recovery
  • Documentation of processes and finding improvement possibilities

Qualification requirements

  • Completed first part of degree (“Grundstudium“ or at least in the 2nd year of your Bachelor study)
  • Good written and spoken English skills are preferred
  • Knowledge of Mac computers
  • Networking Skills (TCP/IP Setup, Port Forwarding, NAT, Firewall configuration)
  • Strong general knowledge and interest in computers (peripherals, hardware, new developments/trends)
  • Knowledge in administrating Linux Servers and generally open-source software and tools
  • Good knowledge of diverse office and communication apps e.g. Zoom, MS Office, MS Teams
  • Knowledge of Adobe Products (Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop) a plus but not required
  • Knowledge of hypervisors (ESXI) or virtual machines (Virtualbox / VMware) is a plus but not required
  • Knowledge of open source collaboration tools is a plus (seafile, nextcloud, etc.)

Other requirements

  • Teamwork-spirit
  • Independent execution of tasks
  • Previous work experience (e.g. internships, assistant jobs) are advantageous


Application Procedure

If you are interested in this position, please send us your complete application (including 1-page letter of motivation in English, your CV, certificates and – if possible – reference(s) to:


Contact person: 

Annika Stein
Tel: +49 202 459 58 11