Digital Platform Development (DPD) Internship
We are looking for interns to serve on our Digital Platform Development (DPD) team . Digital Platform Development interns will be part of the DPD team that is charged with executing on all aspects of digital platform development including the definition, creation, development and implementation of our new Immersive Learning Platform and Experiences. DPD interns are exposed to and communicates with all areas of the company. This extends from increasing the usability and effectiveness of existing products to supporting the development new educational products and services for the company. It is a 40-hour commitment per month initially and a ground-floor opportunity to help build something that will revolutionize learning, connect students from across the globe, and make a quality education available to all students regardless of where they live.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Support and influence our Grading and Data analysis applications
Support and influence the design and development of our Immersive Learning Platform and experiences
Support in Project Management: Planning, Tracking, and Development
Spend time in the market to understand common primary problems, and help find innovative solutions for our primary stakeholders.
Work with CTO and top executives to define product release requirements and assist in project management
Work with marketing communications to define the go-to-market strategy.
You may also serve as the internal and external evangelist for our product offering.
Participate in Company Wide Professional Development initiatives
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Bachelor’s degree or proof of current enrollment
Candidates with at least 2 years of software development experience and be skilled in the following areas: C++, Game or visual simulation development, Game engines preferably Unreal 4, Game design, Software design, Agile development processes
Nice to have but not necessary: Experience with PHP, WordPress - WPMU, MVC Frameworks (CakePHP, Laravel, Symfony2, etc), , MySQL, UX/UI, SEO, Google Analytics.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
Our internships are focused on education development, 21st-century skill mastery, leadership development, and analytical thinking. Additional skills include:
Superior communication skills (written and verbal);
Digital platform research, evaluate, and design.
Project Management and Tracking
Problem Solving: Ability to develop multiple solutions to the same problem and identify the failure mechanisms associated with each.
Web Design and Coding Process
Solving code problems
24/7 Teach Interns are challenged to add value to projects and are encouraged to take risks, and think outside of the box. We invest in our interns by providing them with clear direction and leadership for a robust and rewarding experience. Our Interns do not serve as assistants, work on projects that directly generate revenue for the organization, and do not displace regular employees.