Web Development Intern - StoryCorps
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Web Development Intern

Department: Digital & Technical Innovation
Division: Finance & Administration
Location: Brooklyn, NY

StoryCorps’ Digital & Technical Innovation department is a lean and dedicated team of professionals who work very closely with all departments in our organization to build and maintain StoryCorps’ award winning web and app technologies. The Web Development student intern will assist in updating and editing content for StoryCorps.org and other sites, creating and editing web page templates, and assisting in other web-related projects as necessary.

Duties & Responsibilities
Projects may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Write custom HTML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript for existing websites and applications.
  • Design, recommend and pitch improvements to new and existing features.
  • Assist in troubleshooting issues on web-based systems.
  • Update and edit website content, posts and pages.
  • Provide technical support related to web-based systems to internal teams.
  • Test and give feedback on new and existing technologies.
  • Create prototypes and experiment with new technologies and features as assigned.

Ideal candidate
We are looking for a highly-motivated, passionate team player on the path to becoming a great web or app developer. Some experience with WordPress, HTML, and/or CSS is required. Familiarity with PHP and JavaScript is strongly preferred. Must have the ability to work independently to solve problems and learn new skills as required.

Value of the Internship
The Web Development internship offers practical work experience and an introduction to creating and improving web-based systems. This internship will involve challenging opportunities, real world projects, and regular interaction with staff. It’s a fantastic opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the web and/or app development field with an award-winning innovation team.