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Intern-Digital Experience Development

Apply now Job no: 513937
Position type: Internship
Campus: UMass President's Office
Campus Location: South St Shrewsbury
Department: UITS-Digital Experience
Categories: Information Technology
Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
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Position Summary:

The University of Massachusetts President's Office Information Technology and Services located in Shrewsbury, MA is offering up to a 20 hour a week Digital Experience Development Intern at $16.00 an hour.  

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in writing well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
  • Assist in creating website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
  • Assist in integrating data from various back-end services and databases.
  • Assist in gathering and refining specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining software documentation.
  • Assist in maintaining, expanding, and scaling sites.
  • Keep up to date with emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them to operations and activities.
  • Assist in functional and accessibility testing of sites and applications.
  • Assist in development of an intake process for capturing RPA requests

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current UMass student who is enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program of study.
  • GPA 3.0 or higher.
  • Be curious, creative, eager to learn, motivated, and willing to take initiative on assigned projects/tasks.
  • Be outgoing, friendly and approachable with a passion to contribute and support others.
  • Reliable and detailed-oriented with a strong ability to multi-task, stay organized, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be well organized, detailed oriented, and possess good follow-up skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion when interacting with staff.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of modern HTML/CSS.
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management and best development practices.
  • Basic knowledge of relational database systems and web application development.
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Any offers of an internship within the President's Office is specifically conditioned upon the potential candidate consenting to and successfully completing a background review.

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