Software Development Intern

The Software Development Intern will be responsible for the development of on-line applications supporting Columbia College, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Center for Career Education. Responsibilities will include the low-level design, development, testing, and documenting of software developed to support various initiatives. Interns will sharpen technical skills, develop new software engineering skills, further their understanding of the software development process, and gain experience in consulting with clients.

Skill Points

Qualified applicants should possess the following skills:

  • thorough knowledge of PHP
  • strong knowledge of SQL
  • knowledge of the following: javascript, html, cascading style sheets
  • thorough knowledge of Unix & Linux
  • good work ethic and strong sense of responsibility & commitment
  • creativity, and strong communication skills
  • strong editing and organizational skills
  • ability to work independently and take ownership of assigned tasks and projects
  • ability to work as part of a team
  • ability to write both technical and user-level documentation
  • familiarity with database-driven Web applications
  • familiarity with shell scripting a plus

Previous interns have made significant contributions to many of our Highlighted Solutions.

Compensation and Commitment

The programming internship summer internship pays $19.75/hour. The position is a minimum six month commitment with a preferred one year commitment. During the academic year, the internship pays $14/hour.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and a sample of their work to ccit-jobs@columbia.edu.