GitHub's Education’s mission is to empower students with the real-world experience, tools and training they need to be amazing technologists. Hundreds of thousands of students at schools all over the world use GitHub every day. As an intern on the GitHub Education team you will spend your time contributing to Classroom, an open source tool that makes it easy to teach with GitHub. Your projects will be focused on improving the student and teacher experience in courses managed on GitHub.
- Interpret user feedback and recommend improvements
- Work with the project maintainers to specify improvements and new features
- Implement new features and improvements
- Iterate based on code review by project maintainers
What you will learn:
- How to contribute to an open source project
- Web application development best practices
- Code review and how to improve code quality
- How to deploy changes to an application in production use
- Ruby on Rails development experience
- Experience writing automated tests
- An understanding of course management software
- Previous development in a team setting
Who we are
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over fifteen million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com and GitHub Business, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write faster, better code.
What We Value
Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together.
Empathy: We believe in putting people first.
Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence.
Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work.
Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.
Why you should join our Summer 2018 Intern Program
At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe.
We love watching talented people learn and explore their skills. Our internships are designed to give you unique work experience by pairing you with real GitHubbers on real projects.
As a Summer Intern:
- You will be based at our headquarters in San Francisco, CA
- Your internship will be 10 weeks between June and August, 2018
- You must be a student enrolled in a university, community college, associate, or graduate school program to be eligible
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!