Back-end Development Intern
HealthStart’s mission is to provide the blueprints for building healthier communities through children’s health science education. We teach kids how their body works, what it is made of and how this relates to what to eat and how to keep their bodies healthy. HealthStart lessons also teach kids that taking care of one another and our environment builds community health and wellbeing.
HealthStart seeks an intern that will use their programming skills and knowledge to help change the world for the better by helping us further develop our WAYF Digital scorecard system and menu database so that we can further digitize our curriculum set and provide cafeterias with streamlined program tools.
HealthStart seeks a part-time Back-end Development intern with highly developed organizational skills, ability to manage their time, and creative talents. Interns work 12-15 hours per week under the supervision of the Design and Technology Manager.
The intern will work with a remote team to help develop our digital scorecard system and online menu database. Additionally, the intern will work to fix design flaws and bugs identified by users and during user testing. If their skills and interests enable them to do so, the intern also may be involved in actual revision of the UI of the scorecard and other related activities.
Candidates for the position must have experience/familiarity with programming, back-end development or related activities.
Experience with Google Firebase
Experience with MySQL
Ability to work with existing code
Ability to communicate quickly and effectively
Ability to stay organized and up to date with the various tasks and assignments.
Experience or a strong interest in health and wellness or early childhood education
UI experience a plus but not required
This is an unpaid internship.
This internship is a remote opportunity
3710 Cedar St #227
Austin, TX 78705
Application Due Date
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and portfolio (if appropriate) on or before November 28th, 2021. Two references required.
Applicants perform their internship tasks remotely and participate in weekly staff meetings.