• Summer Internship: ACTNext Software Engineer Intern

    Job Locations US-IA-Iowa City
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/1/2019 2:35 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Administrative Support (AS)
    No Travel Required
  • Overview

    ACT is a nonprofit organization helping people achieve educational and workplace success.  Our programs are designed to boost lifelong learning in schools and workplaces around the world. Whether it's guiding students along their learning paths, enabling companies to develop their workforce, fostering parent, teacher, and counselor understanding of student progress, guiding job seekers toward career success, or informing policymakers about education and workforce issues. ACT is passionate about making a difference in all we do.


    Learn more about working at ACT at act.org!


    Software Engineer Intern


    Work-related activities include:

    • Prototyping solutions while closely working with the software development team.
    • Collaborate with team members in design/architecture discussions.
    • Participating in regular update meetings with supervisor(s).
    • Assist and research on the software solutions and technologies.
    • Delivering technical/status reports and presentations.



    Education:  Currently enrolled and pursing an undergraduate degree in Computer Science.



    • Understanding Object Oriented Programming fundamentals and scripting language (Python Preferred).
    • Creating prototypes using HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript.
    • Experience in using advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as Angular, Bootstrap, NodeJS.
    • Experience with GIT or other similar version control software in a collaborative environment.
    • Understanding of Agile Software Development principles and methodologies.
    • Data manipulation and querying experience (SQL).
    • Linux command line experience preferred
    • Ability to perform Unit testing and troubleshooting.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills



    • Understanding of machine learning concepts. (highly desired)
    • Experience with cloud infrastructure, AWS in particular.


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