Basim Siddiqui, a first-year computer science major at the North Campus Honors College will start an internship with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools this fall.
In the position, he will assist information technology staff at Miami Lakes Educational Center with the school’s technological equipment including modems, routers and switches as well as help fix connectivity issues in the system.
Siddiqui graduated from Miami Lakes Educational Center in 2015. Last school year he interned in the MDCPS information technology department’s headquarters.
When he graduates, Siddiqui hopes to transfer to the Georgia Institute of Technology and one day have his own information technology company, serving as a network administrator.