Website Developer / Student Intern

ACM-W is currently recruiting for a part-time website developer. The successful candidate will work directly with the ACM-W Communications Chair to add new functionality to the website, including automatic content capture with generated html for use in emails and social media campaigns. 

This is a paid, remote, part-time internship position for the summer of 2022. 

If interested, see below for details and instructions for applying.

Organization

ACM-W: ACM’s Women in Computing

ACM-W is a global community whose mission is to support, celebrate, and advocate for the full engagement of women in all aspects of the computing field. We provide a wide range of programs and services to members and work in the larger community to advance the contributions of technical women.

Position 

Website Developer / Student Intern / Mentee

Temporary Part-time Assignment

Job Description  

The ACM-W Communications Committee is recruiting for a student intern to update and add functionality to our website.

We are looking for a passionate web developer to edit and create scripts and web applications in accordance with standard layouts and messaging guidelines. 

The website developer’s primary task for the period of employment is to build a toolkit to support timely capture of content, format it for use on our WordPress blog, emailed newsletter and social media channels. The successful completion of this toolkit may involve existing off-the-shelf plug-ins as well as the development of some custom scripts.

Compensation, Hours and Benefits

It is expected that the employee  will spend approximately 100-120 hours over the summer 2022 term on the project.  The rate of pay will be $8-$10/hour, depending on experience. As this is remote work, the employee will be responsible for communicating regularly with their supervisor via email, and presenting weekly progress reports via Zoom (or similar video meeting application).  At the end of the project, the intern will prepare a formal paper and presentation documenting their work and providing guidance for the ongoing maintenance of the toolkit. 

This project will directly impact the ACM-W global community of 70,000+ members. 

The project supervisor is a retired CSE instructor with 40+ years experience in software engineering, programming and management. 

Qualifications

The successful applicant will have experience with research and professional writing in the practice of similar assignments. Minimum technical expertise should include familiarity with web technologies, for example: WordPress, markup,  wikitext, visual editors, HTML and CSS..  Experience with javascript, social media APIs and plug-ins is a plus. Tell us what you know, and what you want to learn.

Support of learning goals

Successful applicant will gain experience with website technologies, and standard practices for software development and project management

How to apply

Please complete this form before May 8, 2022. https://forms.gle/KfaTywm1f2nX8BFY6