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Software Engineering Intern

Open Learning Exchange

Open Learning Exchange

Software Engineering Intern

Part Time
  • Responsibilities

    Our organization seeks a dedicated, passionate Virtual / Remote Software Engineering Intern to assist with delivering hardware, software, and technical support to various e-learning programs around the globe. This position is ideal for an undergraduate or graduate student interested in software development, mechanical engineering, and/or low-cost technologies.

    We ask that our interns commit to a minimum schedule of 16 hours/week with a minimum 3-month contract (with an opportunity to extend). Please note that this internship is unpaid, but it will provide diverse experiences in the workplace. You will work with people that are familiar with Linux, Raspberry Pi, Angular2+, Android, and Docker, etc.

    Daily responsibilities will include:

    • Software development
    • Software quality assurance
    • Hardware/software troubleshooting and testing
    • Other technical-related tasks
    • Communicate regularly with the OLE team using Gitter
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  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • Commitment to OLE’s mission
    • Be interested in learning new skills
    • Able to self-direct, prioritize, and take initiative
    • Detail-oriented and exceptionally organized
    • Have a sense of humor and enjoy working as a part of a small, collaborative team
    • Working knowledge of HTML5 and JavaScript
    • Working knowledge of Markdown syntax documentation
    • Familiarity with and an active user of GitHub
    • Be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

    Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

    • Previous experience in an international or non-profit setting (Optional)
    • Familiarity with computer hardware and open source platforms
    • Familiarity with Android Application Development (Android Studio)
    • Working knowledge of Linux, in particular with Raspbian (the Debian-derived OS for Raspberry Pi)
    • Working knowledge of non-SQL databases, such as Apache CouchDB
    • Working knowledge of Angular2+
    • Working knowledge of Node.js
    • Understanding of IP networks
    • Familiarity with Docker
  • Desired skills

    Angular, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Java, Android, Android Studio, TypeScript, CouchDB, Git, GitHub, Travis CI, Linux, Debian, Ubuntu, Raspberry Pi, Bash, Docker

  • Compensation
    Academic advisor is available for supporting need for university course credit.
  • Industry
  • Fun Fact
    We are the first organization to receive MIT Solver for two consecutive years.
  • About Us

    Opening Learning Exchange (OLE) is a 501c3 social benefit organization committed to achieving quality universal basic education for the vast majority of children in the world who are deprived of the basic human right to learning. OLE envisions a world in which everyone has open and free access to quality basic education.