Computer Science Intern

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OKpanda
W 30th & 8 ave.
New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

You will have the opportunity to work at a company that helps people learn English via personalization and gamification. We consider this a huge opportunity to create a great business while helping 2 Billion people move up the social mobility ladder and improve their lives.

The company is still small and will give you an opportunity to work alongside founders who have built and sold multiple companies in the past, scaling sophisticated systems to 100 Million users. As part of our day to day, we use our experience in game mechanics, virtual economies, balancing, analytics and social media to create unique experiences for learning.

We are venture funded by investors such as Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors, Mitch Kapor, Mike Hirshland and the founders of Mafia Wars and Farmville (some of the best performing games of all time).

Generally speaking, your ambition and initiative will define the scope of the role.

In your application, please describe why you are excited about joining the team.

Please include links to your best coding/product work so far.

Responsibilities

Help the development team to create an innovative and functional product

Requirements

- iOS or Python/PHP development experience
- Please include links to your best work so far
- Some Technology background and interest
- Played mobile games
- Proven tenacity and initiative/hustle
- Understanding of social networks
- Sociable
- Great work ethic
- A hunger to learn
- Passionate about education
- Gets things done
- Responds productively to criticism

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