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EMCC - Educational Coding Virtual Internship

Company Name: 
EMCC
Industry: 
Computer Services
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, September 20, 2020
Paid: 
Yes
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
No
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 
Yes
Description: 

This is a for-credit opportunity for EMCC students with computer sciences interests to apply their coding skills to create auto-graded problems for an Open Educational Resource web-platform.

The goal of the internship is to learn how to create self-grading mathematics problems to be distributed to the Academic Community at large as MathAS software.

The internship will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Test your coding skills to automate the solution of mathematical problems.
  • Create clear and visually pleasing user interfaces.
  • Expand your curriculum to include web-publishing related skills.
  • Build virtual collaboration skills.

This internship is eligible for the $1000 Verizon Grant IT Scholarship that includes a separate interview (which can be done via phone) and will be paid after successfully completing 80 hours in this IT internship.

Applicants are REQUIRED to submit an online application, a resume, and a cover letter. Free resume/cover letter/mock interview assistance is available by appointment only at the EMCC Career & Transfer Center. To submit your resume for online review, please visit https://www.estrellamountain.edu/students/career-services/webforms/online-resume-review or email [email protected].

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Interns will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Meeting virtually once a week to discuss progress.
  • Submit weekly updates and code status
  • Collaborate with the rest of the group to exchange ideas, coding issues, etc.
  • Work on a weekly journal documenting the internship’s progress.
Prerequisites: 

already taken MAT227 or are currently enrolled in MAT227 at EMCC for Fall2020

Minimum Requirements: 
  • Students must be familiar with programming concepts and know at least one high-level programming language (e.g. Python, Java, etc).
  • Students must be familiar with HTML or have an interest in web-based software.
  • Students must have completed or are currently taking MAT-227 or MAT-225.
  • Requires enrollment in a 1-credit internship credit class
  • Be a current EMCC Student 
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program or activities.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

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