Summer job opportunity: Student Web Intern

The ITS Web Projects Team is looking for a student intern to help with website development this summer. This is an opportunity to work in a collaborative team environment and learn marketable job skills. You will receive training in Ingeniux, the College’s content management system, and other web-related software such as Dreamweaver and Photoshop as needed. Work hours and schedule are negotiable. Ideally, you will be able to continue working with us next academic year as well.

The Work

Your work and projects will be assigned based on your skills and interests and may include:

  • assist with developing new websites: planning, design, content creation and migration
  • assist with developing a new student portal: create content, gather feedback, plan and implement an effective communications strategy for launching the service to students next academic year
  • review and update content on existing websites
  • assist with coding the academic catalog for next year
  • data entry and clean up for various projects including the College’s people directory
  • collect and analyze web statistics

Essential Skills & Qualities

  • strong computing skills and an aptitude for learning new technical skills
  • a basic understanding of HTML and how websites work
  • good writing skills and the ability to organize information effectively
  • attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high quality work
  • an interest in website usability and good design practices
  • an interest in conducting feedback sessions with students
  • a willingness to contribute your ideas and serve as an advocate for improving the student web experience
  • a desire to get realistic work experience in a team environment

Desirable Skills & Qualities

(if you have them, you’ll get the chance to use them)

  • Experience creating a website, blog, or other web project
  • Dreamweaver
  • Photoshop
  • digital photography
  • CSS
  • web programming languages such as javascript and php

How to Apply

If you’re interested, please send an email to Kelly Mueller (kmuelle1) describing any relevant experience and skills you have. Let me know why you’re interested and please feel free to share your thoughts and ideas about the web at Swarthmore.

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