Development Internship

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Confidential
 Virtual
Company Location: Manhattan, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

Sukuru, a disruptive LMS and CMS platform is seeking two (2) summer/fall development interns to work in a dynamic start-up environment with a small team. We want you to learn, have fun, contribute to something great, and because this is a systems designed by students for students, you will have many opportunities to contribute and take ownership over your work.

This position can start during the summer, though we are seeking interns for the fall semester and potentially longer.

Job Descriptions:

(1) DEVELOPMENT INTERN
Sukuru is seeking a front-end development intern to help build out a Javascript-based web and mobile platform. The development intern will work closely with the head of development, and the design and backend integration teams to enhance functionality of the platform.

Requirements:
• Strong proficiency in Javascript, JQuery, CSS, HTML
• Knowledge of back-end development processes preferred
• Ability to work 2-3 days per week (Weekends may be an option if desired)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, as you may be asked to coordinate projects with Sukuru's lead technical engineer in San Francisco
• Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree, preferably majoring in computer science

Please submit a resume, portfolio (if available), links to your work, online work/blogs/social media, and your LinkedIn profile for consideration.

This is an unpaid internship for college credit. Please check with your home university to determine your eligibility before applying.

(1) DESIGN INTERN
Sukuru is seeking a skilled graphic and web design intern to assist in look-and-feel of a web and mobile platform. The design intern will work closely with the head of design and front end developers in creating design elements to enhance UI/UX.

Requirements:
• Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
• Knowledge of HTML, Javascript, JQuery, CSS, and MySQL preferred
• Ability to work 2-3 days per week (Weekends may be an option if desired)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree, preferably majoring in design

Please submit a resume, portfolio (if available), links to your work, online work/blogs/social media, and your LinkedIn profile for consideration.

This is an unpaid internship for college credit. Please check with your home university to determine your eligibility before applying.

Here at Sukuru, we seek highly-motivated interns with a desire to work in a hands-on start-up environment with a close-knit team. You will be working directly with founding partners on a daily basis and will attend meetings, come to events, and learn about the design, business, and legal elements of developing a start-up platform.

Responsibilities

The development intern will work under the direct supervision of the head of front-end development and alongside the UI/UX and design teams to bring design mock-ups to life and fully integrate with back-end programming. The development intern will bring his/her working knowledge of development languages and design to a lean start-up environment where (s)he will learn what it takes to build a start-up business in the education technology space. The managing partners will oversee the day-to-day work, and interns will have opportunities for considerable independence and input. Interns will also be provided with educational opportunities to learn about the business and legal elements of a start-up, will attend meetings, and may be invited to events within the NYC start-up community.

Requirements

• Strong proficiency in Javascript, JQuery, CSS, HTML
• Knowledge of MySQL and back-end development processes preferred
• Design skills and basic proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop preferred
• Ability to work 2-3 days per week (Weekends may be an option if desired)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, as you may be asked to coordinate projects with Sukuru's lead technical engineer in San Francisco
• Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree, preferably majoring in computer science

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