Computing Internships

Physical Computing Lab Intern

The Physical Computing Lab is a makerspace and technology space that provides access to several types of equipment for students and faculty of Evergreen. This includes 3D printers, Arduino kits, Raspberry Pis, and a sandboxed networking lab.

The Lab Intern would be responsible for monitoring and maintaining this space, as well as providing guidance, training, and documentation to users of the lab. The successful intern would work directly with faculty, students and Academic Technologies staff to implement and maintain physical computing resources in direct support of the Computer Science curriculum. For more details about this internship, please contact the field supervisor Peter Lynn at extension 5555.

Instructional Technology Intern

Interns would work directly with Academic Technology staff supporting Evergreen’s curricular technologies and building improved universal design and accessibility into curricular websites. The successful candidate would work primarily with Canvas (LMS) and WordPress (CMS) to provide design/development assistance to faculty and students in the effective use and design of curricular web technologies.

Tasks include research, design, and implementation of site templates and tools, testing Learning Technology Interfaces (LTI) and curricular plugins that meet the needs of faculty to support existing pedagogical approaches as well as those with innovative potential. Additionally, interns would conduct code testing and functional application testing for accessibility using industry standard tools and techniques (some HTML/CSS experience helpful but not required). This position would also make corrections/modifications to optimize existing sites in support of universal design and standards compliant HTML/CSS to facilitate improved site accessibility/usability for faculty and students. For more information about this internship, please contact the field supervisor Amy Greene at extension 6219.

Technology Support Center Bench Intern

Bench Technician is an internship designed to combine the student's knowledge from computer science classes with real-world experience. Specifically students will learn to apply skills in diagnosing computer hardware and software problems, working with Mac’s and PC’s, testing software, loading software, backing up and re-imaging computers, installing computers, diagnosing hardware issues as part of a central IT support team.

Students will be given the opportunity to develop practical and current hardware and software troubleshooting and diagnostics protocols and specifically will develop skills in:

  • Troubleshooting PC and Macintosh computers
  • Resolving software issues
  • Installing new software
  • Testing computer hardware and peripherals
  • Running diagnostic testing
  • Backing up and re-imaging computers
  • Working with a ticketing system to track work
  • Working closely with front desk staff to meet customer needs

For more information about this internship, please contact the field supervisor Mark Holm at extension 6627.

Software Developer Interns 

This is an internship designed to combine the student's knowledge from computer science classes with real-world experience. Specifically students will learn to apply principals of software development to real world web application development while working as member of a 6 person development team. Students will be given the opportunity to develop practical software design and development knowledge and skills in the following areas: 

  • Unit test driven development
  • Object oriented application development in PHP and JavaScript
  • SQL development using Oracle. 
  • Practical application of web application development techniques
  • Agile Requirements gathering and project planning/estimation
  • Pair programming and Code Review practices
  • Practical use of version control systems and continuous integration

The student will complete a variety of tasks working 30 hours per week with the development team for Evergreen's Enterprise Applications team. The student will be responsible for developing enterprise-grade web applications under the direction of the lead developers and/or field supervisors, and according to the standards set by the team. For more information about these internships please contact the field supervisor Rip Heminway at extension 6904.

How Do I Apply? 

If you are interested in applying for any of these internships, please submit an application for review and consideration. If you have questions, please contact Richard Weiss or one of the subcontractors for additional information.