We're hiring for two internship roles! Please see the below job descriptions and select which one you're applying to in the questions below. 

Role # 1: Software Engineering Internship - Web Development

edX is looking to hire passionate, committed, and talented interns for our summer internship program. This is an amazing opportunity to participate in an internship with a transformative, educational, e-commerce, start-up whose mission is to reinvent the way people are educated. We’re backed by Harvard & MIT and located in the heart of Kendall Square in Cambridge.

As an intern for edX you will work with an amazing group of innovators who are focused on the mission of offering interactive online classes from the world’s most innovative universities. This is a 12-week summer program that starts in May and ends in August.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Work 40-hours a week gaining real, full lifecycle software development skills on one of our engineering teams.
  • Learn about and use technologies such as: Python, Django, React, Javascript, HTML, MySQL and CSS.
  • You’ll join real world, critical projects as a fully integrated part of our engineering teams.
  • Develop code, test your code, build software features, participate in software design, work on live tickets, and more!

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Undergraduate rising senior working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field of study.
  • You are organized, reliable, collaborative, intellectually curious, and deadline oriented.
  • Great written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Some experience in software design, coding, and debugging is required. It is great if you can share work examples from programming projects outside of a classroom, whether during a hackathon, with a CS club, or in your own spare time.

The Fun Stuff:

  • Free lunch Monday-Friday as well as free snacks and beverages in our cafeteria!
  • Social outings throughout the summer (Think: edX Summer Party, Escape the Room, Boda Borg, etc.); you’ll also have an opportunity to hack at our Hackathon!
  • Career Development Hour series that includes trainings and panels with edXers across the organization, including senior leadership.

Applicants must be able to work out of our Cambridge, MA office. Sorry, Visa sponsorship is not available. 

Role #2: Software Engineering Internship - DevOps

edX is looking to hire passionate, committed, and talented interns for our summer internship program. This is an amazing opportunity to participate in an internship with a transformative, educational, e-commerce, start-up whose mission is to reinvent the way people are educated. We’re backed by Harvard & MIT and located in the heart of Kendall Square in Cambridge.

As an intern for edX you will work with an amazing group of innovators who are focused on the mission of offering interactive online classes and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from the world’s best universities. This is a 12-week summer program that is open to rising seniors.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Work up to 40-hours a week gaining real, devops and systems skills on our devops engineering team.
  • Learn about and use technologies such as: Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, AWS infrastructure, Python, Django and more.
  • Projects will be based on the work that the devops team is currently working on to build, test, deploy, and manage our 20+ million learner, web-scale, education platform.
  • Develop and test your code, deploy services to millions of learners, participate in software design lifecycle, work on live tickets, and more!

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Undergraduate rising senior working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field of study.
  • You are organized, reliable, collaborative, intellectually curious, and deadline oriented.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in linux, bash, AWS, or coding is a plus. It is great if you have worked on programming projects outside of the classroom, whether during a hackathon, with a CS club, or in your own spare time.
  • Bonus points if you have hosted any of those projects on the internet.

The Fun Stuff:

  • Free lunch Monday-Friday as well as free snacks and beverages in our cafeteria!
  • Social outings throughout the summer (Think: edX Summer Party, Escape the Room, Boda Borg, etc.); you’ll also have an opportunity to hack at our Hackathon!
  • Leaders at Lunch series where you get to have lunch with leaders across the organization.

Applicants must be able to work out of our Cambridge, MA office. Sorry, Visa sponsorship is not available. 

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