Web Development Intern

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ABOUT US:
NewSpace Global, LLC (“NSG”) is a for-profit startup that brings critical information on the commercial space (or “NewSpace”) industry to its customers, so they can make better-informed decisions. We maintain three live indices tracking over 500 companies and, through our Observer database, provide company-by-company information and analysis for every privately-held company on the indices. We also publish a monthly market tracking report called Thruster and run the daily news source NewSpace Watch. NSG’s current customers include investment funds, Fortune 500s, high net worth individuals, major universities, students, entrepreneurs, law firms, consultants, government agencies, and conference organizers. NewSpace Global has been featured by CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Le Temps, USA Today, Euromoney, Millionaire Asia, Le Monde, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and Huffington Post. For more information, please visit us at www.newspaceglobal.com.

ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP:
The technology staff at NewSpace Global is looking for highly motivated, sharp, detail-oriented tech interns to help maintain and improve our extensive set of online products, as well as to develop innovative new features. We're looking to fill this position immediately. We strongly prefer that you receive college credit, but this isn't a deal-breaker if you’re the right candidate.

We operate out of a “virtual office”, so you’ll be working from the comfort of your own home. This means you must be focused, organized, good at time management and flexible with impeccable follow-through. This also means that you must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Also, we’re a startup, so you should expect an entrepreneurial environment, be able to handle change gracefully, be prepared to ask lots of questions and give your input, and be fun to work with.

TO APPLY:
Please email jobs@newspaceglobal.com with your resume and a brief cover letter that describes (a) why you wish to work at NewSpace Global, (b) why you’ll be able to work well remotely, and (c) your specific availability. The position is unpaid, but a successful intern will gain valuable hands-on experience, glowing professional recommendations and academic credit (if applicable). We highly value our interns and many decide to continue working with us after their internships end.

Responsibilities

1. Report directly to the VP of Technology
2. Maintain, troubleshoot, and improve current code database
3. Develop new features for the company website
4. Assist with redesigning the company website and bringing it in line with modern standards for response viewing

Requirements

1. Experience with PHP development, especially within CMS's such as Drupal
2. Experience designing SQL databases and connecting to them using PHP
3. Experience designing intuitive and responsive user interfaces
4. Responsible code-writing practices, with a mind for maintainable development
5. Excellent troubleshooting skills
6. Experience with Linux, the command line, and SSH strongly preferred

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