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Remote – SourceIT – SWE Intern

Remote- SourceIT- Software Engineer Intern

SourceIT is a platform that connects demand for technical outsourcing with the supply of that in Eastern Europe. SourceIT is an early stage startup. We are looking for a software engineering intern to join our team.

Software Engineer Job Responsibilities

  • Work with the product manager in helping to understand the initial specifications of the client and its feasibility
  • Work with the software engineering team in Armenia to help find easy solutions to the client requirements
  • Do Quality Assurance Testing
  • Help design SourceIT website
  • Provide technical support to the team

An Ideal Candidate should be

  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated to work on an early stage startup
  • Have the ability to work independently
  • Take the initiative to propose new solutions
  • Entrepreneurial and interested in working in a high risk environment
  • Have great communication skills

Email Lucy Stepanyan at lusine.stepanyan@duke.edu

 

Remote – StudentSide – SWE Internship

About StudentSide

StudentSide is an edtech company working on an end-to-end platform to help high schoolers learn about their dream schools firsthand from college students who attend those schools. Our mission is to destress and demystify the college process so high schoolers can make the best quality college decision. Given how large of an investment a college degree is monetarily and in terms of one’s time, it is worth conducting the proper due diligence to ensure a school is the right fit.

Job Description

We’re looking for a software engineering intern to help us automate workflows and develop our product. It can be on a part-time or full-time basis, but we are looking for a student to commit at least 10-12 hours a week. Given this opportunity is unpaid (we’re broke college students as well), we want to make this a learning opportunity for you to work on what you think you would benefit from most. If your work is of high quality and you are a fit within our culture, we can explore having you work with us on a more regular basis during the school year.

Job Responsibilities

  • Expected to work with Co-Founders on the robust development of an envisioned website
  • Developing a front-facing database system to allow students to search for college mentors using filters (e.g. University, Year, Major, etc.)
  • Developing back-end of allowing users to submit a form to register as a mentor, and taking the provided information and automatically entering it into the database (with Administrative approval).
  • Allow users to create accounts with our site, registering either as students or as college mentors.
  • Keep up-to-date with Agile softwares (e.g. Trello) for timely website development.

Job Requirements

  • Prior experience with website design and development. Any language accepted (e.g. Javascript, HTML, etc.).
  • Experience with front-end and/or back-end development.
  • Capable of creating products that are user-friendly, effective, and appealing
  • Able to design tests and protocols for prototyping and IT management
  • Be self-driven and dedicated.
  • Be able to devote at least 10-15 hours per week on this role.
  • Be able to think strategically, analytically, and creatively.
  • Be communicative and cooperative.
  • Be able to take full ownership of work.
  • Be capable of working on a multidisciplinary team.
  • Be able to do what it takes to get the job done, whether it involves getting your hands dirty (metaphorically) or losing some sleep.

Application Process

Please apply using the following link:

https://forms.gle/NpMXSGoL6i6QK6VM8

If you have any further questions regarding this position or would like further details, reach out to us at the thestudentside@gmail.com.

Applications are due May 25. We look forward to reading your application!

 

 

Remote – Black Fire Ventures – Multiple Roles

Black Fire Innovation™ brings UNLV, one of the nation’s top research institutions, and Caesars Entertainment, the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment provider, together in a collaborative, environment to spark innovations that drive our industry and community forward.

This summer, Black Fire Innovation is offering the following internships:

Skills needed: Python, UX, blockchain, game design

  • Build a lottery based blockchain game with an interface design to be a digital, online pinball or pachinko machine. Game will be presented to commercial gaming companies and online gaming businesses for a social and real money wagering game license.

Skills needed: tech Innovation, AR, VR, Stats, Business planning, Writing and communication skills, tech background in networking is helpful, renewable energy tech and environmental science. nonetheless, these are not prerequisites.

  • EaglePoint Master Plan. Eagle Point is a Southern Utah based, operational, mountain resort covering more than 4600 protected acres of wildlife and nature. Considered one of the most beautiful locations in the United States it has maintained a pristine environmental habitat. Moreover, EaglePoint if the most central location to the largest number and size of national parks in the U.S. Eagle Point wants to establish eco-friendly, tech infused mindful and balanced living resort experience predicated on forward thinking and progressive notions of nature, harmony, meant health and wellness. A year-round resort that has the opportunity to redefine the Fall-Winter-Spring-Summer getaway by emptying the most advanced technologies to support deepest human values. For example, Augmented reality nature hikes, snowboard based competitions and automated delivery of services via drones are some of the concepts presently underway. Other examples include University nature sanctuaries on the private lands and mindfulness programming including mountain Yoga and meditation. The master plan will explore the complete phased approach to achieve a 21st century, tech infused showcase balancing nature humans and recreational activities.The final plan and presentation to the developers will include the student team and submitted for review by other destination developers after IP protection has been processed.

Skills needed: Data analytics, conservationism, political science, writing, IoT, Drones, engineering design, any skills are applicable and any educational background will be seriously considered.

  • Save the Elephants of Botswana. Black Fire Venture is working with Elephants without Borders in Botswana to design a program to better protect a herd of 15,000 that are endangered. We are seeking a plan that uses advanced technology and Data Science to develop a methodology that overcomes the traditional constraints for protecting endeared species. The plan is to be presented to the foundation and submitted for publication in journals. Key to this project is a sustainable funding model which has not been attempted but aligned to new values of trust brokering and social venture capital.

Skills needed: Business, Software design, UX, customer journey, financial modeling presentation skills, writing skills, data science and analytics.

  • The future business model, supporting technology platform and financial model for casino gaming companies as we result of the challenges presented by technology disruption rapidly changing consumer behavior , competition and COVID-19. The business model will be presented to the Nevada Gaming Control Board, CEOs of various established casino gaming companies, casino gaming manufacturers, Fortune 100 technology companies, and eSports video game publishers. The findings will be submitted for publication in a summary article with HBR and various journals.

 

Remote Internships

We are a team of Brown students working to place qualified, ambitious students in internship positions at new, forward-thinking start-ups. Startups can offer positions in marketing, research, strategy, software engineering, design, etc. For many students, their original summer plans may not be transpiring as planned, and we’d like them to know that we are here to support them in finding summer internships. At the same time, many startups are currently navigating unprecedented times and we want to help them find great interns to join their team. Please note that our platform is completely free to both students and startups.

Remote – Embarc – Front-End Developer Intern

Company Introduction

Embarc is a running technology company with an all-Duke founding team.  We analyze a runner’s indicated training preferences, goals, and upcoming races to provide them with automatically generated running routes in their surrounding area. This precise training helps runners reach peak potential on race day—whether that comes in the form of an actual race or the solo pursuit of a training goal—regardless of where they’re located. At Embarc, we believe that face time translates into better relationships, so while we’ll be remote all summer, we’ll likely have a few calls each week to talk progress, running, and whatever else comes to mind!

Job Description

Embarc is looking for a Front-End Developer who can combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include revamping our minimum viable product’s (both iOS and Android) front-end to a more aesthetically pleasing format. You will work as the liaison between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and helping to decide how the application looks as well as how it works.

Responsibilities

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Create UI/UX designs and ensure their technical feasibility.
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to API.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

Skills And Qualifications

  • Proficient understanding of JavaScript – Dart preferred.
  • Proficient understanding of hybrid mobile frameworks (i.e. React-Native, NativeScript, Flutter).
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as

If you are interested in this role, please email Kevin Cergol Kevin.Cergol@duke.edu

Remote – Pre-Accelerator Early Stage Startup – Internship

Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset and an interest in developing healthtech and/or medical device innovations to improve animal welfare?  Then this opportunity may be for you.  During this pre-accelerator internship, you will provide key technical insights to help assess the market needs and product viability of a pet finding innovation for lost cats and dogs.  This start-up idea has been accepted into a six week pre-accelerator program in London, UK starting mid-May. This will create the roadmap for your summer internship and provide you the opportunity to be involved in the early stages of validating and testing customer needs as well as creating and evaluating potential solutions.

Desired Candidate:

  • Biomedical engineering student or other applicable technical study
  • Experience and/or interest in entrepreneurship with an ability to think out of the box
  • Curiosity and willingness to help obtain essential customer insights and adjust product specifications accordingly
  • An interest in companion animal welfare (i.e. pet cats and dogs)
  • Available to have project update calls in the morning. The Founder is from the US and currently lives in London, UK.

Benefits to you:

  • Gain experience utilizing business model validation tools to assess the viability of a start-up idea
  • Obtain market research learnings from two companion animal health markets – US and UK
  • Be an integral part of the “go/no go” decision for an animal welfare innovation

 This internship has the flexibility to be full-time or part-time.  If interested, please contact Duke Alum Laura at  lhinton@alumni.duke.edu. Deadline is Sunday the 10th.

NYC, NY or SF, CA – Check – Internship

Check

We are a team of technologists creating a modern software platform for building payroll products. Our APIs automate every step of the complex process required to get people paid for their work. With Check, every developer has access to a world-class payroll backend.

Our team lives in New York, San Francisco, and Atlanta, and we have previously worked for companies like Google, AppNexus, Signpost, and Namely. Our CEO previously co-founded Oyster (acquired by Google), where our CTO was also an early employee. We are backed by Bedrock Capital.

We are looking for a software engineering intern who can join us this summer and make a huge impact on the development of our company.

You are

You are a builder who is excited by the prospect of solving large technical problems to empower developers and ultimately help thousands of businesses and employees handle payroll more easily. You also have a large appetite for learning, both about software engineering best practices for building modern APIs, as well as the operational side of handling payroll on behalf of many companies simultaneously. Finally, you’re curious to see what life is like at a small, quickly growing startup.

You are a rising senior at a 4-year college or university majoring in Computer Science or a related field. You have completed one software engineering internship before. Ideally, you have production Python experience.

You are willing to live and work in either New York, NY or San Francisco, CA for 12 weeks during the summer of 2020.

What you will do

You will report to and work closely with a senior software engineer at Check. Over the course of the summer you will:

  • Build core functionality in our backend and frontend to support powering payroll for thousands of companies simultaneously.
  • Deploy applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Learn how trillions of dollars in wages get paid annually to employees in the US.
  • Learn about venture funding, sales, and product-market fit from the co-founders of Check.

How to apply

Please send your resume, along with a short paragraph about why you’d like to intern at Check, to ian@checkhq.com. We will be in touch!

Richmond, CA – FoamOrder.com – Internship

About this Job

Seeking a highly entrepreneurial current undergraduate student for Summer 2020 Internship in our Berkeley, CA location. This is a paid position, with a minimum 8-week commitment during Summer 2020. Additional opportunity to work remotely in semester immediately before or after the internship. Work may include financial analysis, marketing, business development, product management, analytical exercises and other business projects.

About FoamOrder.com

FoamOrder.com is a leading eCommerce destination for consumers looking for foam cushions, covered cushions, 100% organic latex mattresses, and other foam products. While the company has been in existence for roughly 20 years, the current owner purchased the company from the founder 2 years ago, and is pursuing a new growth path. We currently have <20 employees, and serve customers around the world via our website, and do all of our own manufacturing in Richmond, CA.

Sample projects might be:

  • Conduct business segment financial analysis to determine profitability by channel
  • Analyze our past purchase data to determine which types of customers are buying which products
  • Helping us develop our social media presence to drive more customer engagement and sales
  • Completing purchase requisitions or RFPs from potential customers to help drive product sales
  • Helping to design, place and analyze customer surveys
  • Work on launch of new marketplace/lead-generation website to drive new revenue model
  • Help with competitive positioning of our 100% organic latex mattresses in the consumer market.

You will be working for the President/Owner of the company, who will provide mentorship and help you learn while you help to grow our business.

Location:

Berkeley (Richmond), California, United States

Compensation :

This is a paid summer internship with a weekly salary. Additional opportunity to work during semester before or after the internship.

Richmond, CA – FoamOrder.com – Business Development and Operations Manager

About this Job

Seeking an entrepreneurial new or recent college grad to be the “right-hand” person to the owner and President of our Bay Area (CA) company. This is an outstanding opportunity to work directly with the owner of this small consumer eCommerce and manufacturing company. You will learn about all aspects of the business, and get excellent general management, business development, operations and marketing training and experience. Training and mentorship to be provided by the business owner. This role offers a rare opportunity for a young person to gain exposure to every element of this small, growing company, and to have a real impact on company progress and growth. Projects will include business development initiatives, financial analysis, operational analysis, marketing efforts and much more.

About FoamOrder.com

FoamOrder.com is a leading consumer and B2B eCommerce destination for those seeking foam cushions, covered cushions, 100% organic latex mattresses and toppers, neoprene, and other foam products. We serve customers around the world via our website, and do all of our own manufacturing/fabrication in our facility in Richmond, CA.

Sample projects might be:

  • Pursue new lines of business through industry research, marketing and outreach. Pursue and respond to inquiries from potential customers to drive sales revenue
  • Analyze past purchase data to determine which types of customers are buying which products
  • Conduct fixed and variable cost analysis to determine business line profitability
  • Help develop our social media strategy and presence to drive greater customer engagementand sales volume
  • Manage our Amazon and other online channels of business with responsibility to grow revenue through creative ideas and solid execution
  • Design, place and analyze customer surveys
  • Conduct competitive product and price analysis and evaluate competitive positioning to influence company pricing and product strategy
  • Evaluate opportunities to make our manufacturing process more efficient via new equipment purchases or changes in operational procedures.

Ideal Candidate Characteristics:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Eager to explore growth opportunities and try new things.
  • Comfortable finding their own way with limited direction or guidance.
  • Comfortable in less structured or uncertain environments.
  • Able to adapt easily to change.
  • Proactive and opportunistic.
  • Will independently seek to learn all aspects of the business, and will continually strive to identify new opportunities across multiple dimensions of company operations (marketing, finance, operations, new business development, etc.).
  • Ownership Mindset: Will approach the business and its challenges as if they are an owner, and will consistently look for opportunities to improve all aspects of the business.
  • Independent: After initial training period when work will be closely directly by company President, able to develop an increasingly independent work mindset and drive projects and work products independently.


Ideal Candidate Skills:

  • Strong selling/business development skills.
  • Able to do internet/industry research to identify potential customers by industry, and to network or cold-call to those potential customers to solicit company relationships.
  • Excellent analytical skills. Comfortable with data, financials and analysis. Excellent excel
    skills. Able to take incomplete or imperfect data and turn it into analysis that can help the
    company.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills. Ability to interact with many different types of employees and customers successfully, from our warehouse workers to corporate customers.


Preferred Experience:

  • Graduating college senior or recent graduate (1-4 years) with relevant internship/work experience, especially in small business or internet/ecommerce/manufacturing
  • Small business experience a big plus
  • Comfort with online research, extensive use of internet and social media a plus
  • Strong analytical skills. Proficient in MS Excel and other analytical resources. Ability to work with an manipulate large data sets with use of tools such as pivot tables, lookup functions, etc.
  • Preference for engineering degrees, but open to all fields of study

Location
Richmond (Berkeley area), California

Compensation
Pay Rate: Based on Experience
Duration: Expected to be a minimum of 2-years. Owner looks forward to working with someone who can be with the company for the long term. However, if candidate intends to move on after a few years, owner will be happy to network for the candidate to help them find their next position or graduate program.

Company Details
Company Size: 10 – 20 employees
Industry: Internet & Software industry, Manufacturing Home Design/Decor
Company Type: eCommerce/Manufacturing
Headquarters: Richmond, CA

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to business owner at mikehandelsman@foamorder.com .

Silicon Valley – Kleiner Perkins – Fellows Program

Kleiner Perkins, a world-leading venture capital firm located in Silicon Valley, just announced that they are now accepting applications for the 2020 KP Fellows Program (Product, Design, Engineering) and we’d like to share this opportunity with you. The KP Fellows Program is a unique, career-defining opportunity for technical students who are interested in pursuing technology, entrepreneurship, design and startups. Engineering and Design Fellows work with one of our company partners over the summer where they develop and hone their technical skills and are mentored by an executive within the company. Product Fellows will spend a full year working with one of our company partners.

The program offers:

  • Meaningful experience at one of of our company partners like Slack, Airbnb, Pinterest, and Robinhood
  • Founder speaker series with portfolio CEOs and executives
  • Entrepreneurial workshops with partners at Kleiner Perkins
  • Community events like sailing to Angel Island, Kayaking, Paintballing and more
  • An alumni network of 500+ up and coming tech leaders across product, design, and engineering
  • An opportunity to receive $100K for entrepreneurial endeavors through our investment program

Applications for the 2020 KP Fellows Program are open now and close October 6th, 2019 at fellows.kleinerperkins.com.

 

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