Take IT and Go Anywhere

Take IT and Go Anywhere


Thinking about an internship in IT? An internship will give you the opportunity to think through your career plans and tailor them to fit you best. Interns have a leading edge in the job market because many employers are expecting and requiring some type of internship.

An internship will also show you how what you learn in the classroom applies to real life and the work world while you make connections with professionals in the field. That experience can help boost your motivation to learn more and make better choices about any future coursework and classes, so that you get the most out of your college investment!

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Some internship opportunities:

AccessComputing      • Akamai     • Commonwealth Covenant Fund


• Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute    • Dept of Higher Ed   • Pegasystems    • Yahoo!


U.S Department of Energy

Gaming Project Internship

Interested in building an interatcive game for the Department of Energy? This internship will provide the opportunity to gain hands on experience in the fields of science, engineering, technology and more.

For more information and how to apply, check out the attached flier:

US Department of Energy Gaming Project


Microsoft Internships


Microsoft Foundry Summer Program

Microsoft recently launched The Foundry, a brand new summer program for students to build apps for Windows 8 at NERD. The Foundry will be a twelve week program starting in early June. The students will form teams with the goal of building and releasing apps for Windows 8. Microsoft will provide training, mentorship, product reviews, space and infrastructure to help the teams be successful. The students will also participate in some of the many startup and tech community activities in the region.

For information and how to apply visit the link below:

The Foundry: A Summer program for students


Explore Microsoft is a 12-week summer internship program that is specifically designed for college underclassmen (freshmen and sophomores) and offers the opportunity to experience working at Microsoft. This program is designed to expose students to the field of software development and encourage students to pursue degrees in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical disciplines through hands-on training and group project experience.

Candidates must be a freshman or sophomore enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program with a demonstrated interest in majoring in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or related technical major. Students must have completed an Introduction to Computer Science course (or equivalent class) as well as one semester of calculus (or equivalent) by the start of the program. Finalists will be selected on the basis of eligibility and demonstrated interest in the software industry.

All candidates who meet the above criteria may apply. We especially encourage applications from groups currently underrepresented in the field of computer science— women, minorities (African American, American Indian, Hispanic), and individuals with disabilities



Akamai Internships

If you use the Internet for anything - to download music or software, check the headlines, book a flight - you've probably used Akamai's services without even knowing it. We play a critical role in getting content from providers to consumers. Today Akamai handles tens of billions of daily Web interactions for companies like Audi, NBC, and Fujitsu, and organizations like the U.S. Department of Defense and NASDAQ -- powering brand new business models that serve the changing online economy.

Available internship positions have been posted on our career site! Please visit akamai.com/careers and search the internship category. You must apply directly on-line to be considered for positions. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer (M/F/D/V) that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. Good luck with your search!


Yeshiva University

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is looking for a Senior Instructional Designer is responsible for facilitating the integration / population of course content for teaching and learning in our learning management system - eMED (Einstein Medical Education Database) – with a chief focus on the development of electronic tests and other interactive features within eMED to help students’ assess and improve their comprehension of curriculum content.  Additionally, more advanced interactive features such as case studies and virtual patients will also be developed to advance the linkage between the student’s formal knowledge and their experiential knowledge. 


  • This position will be primarily focused on the design and development of electronic tests / self assessments, interactive group assignments, and game development resources for students and faculty.
  • Assesses training needs of faculty and provides support to them so they can adapt new technology to create new pedagogical approaches.
  • They must be able to effectively establish and maintain quality relationships with the faculty / students and have strong oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams.
  • Designs and develops technical products integrating various media, such as graphics, still images, video, audio, or 3d games.
  • They will also be involved in education informatics research to bring the most advanced technologies to medical education through pilots and other types of industry related partnerships.
  • Provide rotating call coverage on weekends and other non-business days.
  • Meet with immediate supervisor to define projects and set priorities.

Educational Background and Experience:

  • Bachelors in computer science or related degree.
  • Experience in 3D game engines and databases.
  • Experience developing pedagogical approaches that improve “active learning”
  • Knowledge of using web services and making software programs work together.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Develops effective relationships with faculty, students, and employees.
  • Applies technology to improve the delivery of course content.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action.
  • Effectively manages own time and resources.

Please contact:

Gary Hamill, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean, Educational Informatics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461


or visit the Yeshiva University career website to apply


Innovation Open Houses

Innovation Open Houses are a great way for students in the Boston area to network and gain an insight into some of the most fun and cutting-edge companies. Participants will be given the opportunity to meet with CEO’s, ask questions, be shown demos, be given tours and much, much more. The company visits are casual so as to promote a friendly and open environment where students are comfortable and encouraged to listen and participate in discussion. The open houses are free and open to all interested students. Please visit http://neinnovation.com/ioh.html for more information!


Yahoo! Summer internships

Access at: http://careers.yahoo.com/universityinterns.php

At Yahoo!, we have just one question for you:
How Big Can You Think? We embrace a culture of innovation, out-of-the-box thinking and teamwork. We’re looking for the best and the brightest. The big thinkers of tomorrow. Excited by the opportunity to have their work seen by over 500 million users worldwide. With both internships and recent college graduate opportunities, we’re looking for those rare few who are ready to turn challenges into opportunities, and opportunities into ground-shattering innovations.

So what's in it for you?

  • Clearly defined, real-world projects
  • Competitive compensation
  • Housing and transportation stipend
  • Travel to and from your internship
  • Events to help you learn more about Yahoo!
  • Executive Speaker Series
  • Poster session to showcase your research or project
  • Contests and projects allowing you to get creative and win cool prizes
  • Parties, baseball games, tech talks, and hippity-hop races

*We won't forget you after the summer's over either. All our interns are considered for full-time positions

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Massachusetts Department of Higher Education:

STEM Scholar Intern Program

This program is not currently being funded, however check back as it may be funded in the future.


"Build your business and help others pursue their dreams"

This is a match fund program which provides students with financial assistance in the highly critical fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

"The number of students pursuing STEM fields of study and careers has remained virtually flat for the past twenty years in part because most students have little or no knowledge about these career areas, and therefore have no interest or motivation for majoring in postsecondary STEM fields of study." - The National Center for Educational STatistics. "The Condition of Education 2004." Washingtong, DC. U SDepartment of Education, 2004.

Contact Information:

Erin Mawn
Project Coordinator for Workforce
Development Initiatives
One Ashburton Place, Room 1401
Boston, MA 02108

Email: emawn@bhe.mass.edu
Website: http://www.mass.edu

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Commonwealth Covenant Fund

The Commonwealth Coventant Fund (CCF) is an innovative program that offers tuition loan payments to students who attend public universities or colleges in Massachusetts and stay to pursue careers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.


*Graduate of a public institution of higher education in Massachusetts
*Majored in science, technology,engineering, or math (STEM)
*Or planning to teach in a STEM area

For more information, please contact:

Eileen Glovsky
Executive Director
Commonwealth Covenant Fund,
Office of the Treasurer,1 Ashburton Place,
12th Floor, Boston, MA 02108
617-367-9333 x 256

Email: ccf@tre.state.ma.us
Website: Commonwealth Covenant Fund

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AccessComputing Internship Opportunities

Computing students with disabilities nationwide are encouraged to contact DO-IT about paid internships. Opportunities include computing research on college campuses, computing projects for companies, and opportunities to work for government agencies and non-profit organizations. Request more information by sending an email.



Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Internships and Fellowships

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation's premier Hispanic educational and youth leadership development organization, launched a national campaign to recruit Hispanic students - college-bound, undergraduate and graduate - for its nationally recognized leadership development programs and scholarships.

The twelve (fall and spring) and ten (summer) week summer internships include housing, roundtrip transportation to and from Washington, D.C., and a stipend of $3750 for semester participants and $2500 for summer interns.

Application Deadlines:

Spring 2010 semester: November 13, 2009;
Summer 2010 semester: February 5, 2010;
Fall 2010 semester: April 30, 2010 

Internship Application and Information

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Pegasystems Summer 2011 Junior Applications Workflow Architect Internship

Pegasystems is the world's leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) software solutions. BPM transforms the way businesses implement process-oriented systems. It makes existing systems smarter, easier to use and more powerful, enabling users to rapidly develop new products, add new capabilities to existing products, and dramatically improve back-office operations.

Position Description
• As a member of the Pega IT Enterprise Business Systems team the candidate will assist in the implementation of applications using Pegasystems Process Commander toolset.
• The candidate is expected to take direction from a more senior architect in constructing components of web based applications or services. Construction may be done using Java, HTML, Javascript, XML, SOAP, JSP and Pegasystems Process Commander development rules.
• The candidate will work closely with software quality assurance and support during the project test and deployment process.
Key Result Areas
• Supports the development and construction aspects of our application and service initiatives, from project scope definition through understanding requirements analysis, assisting with functional and technical design, product configuration and QA, within a Project Management framework to ensure delivery of the requested functionality.
• Helps with activities such as – create/update Sharepoint sites related to Project methodology, create/update internal system/application documentation, help with process improvement.
• Provide and meet time estimates for assigned deliverables.
• Work with other team members in upgrading existing applications and data migrations.
• Work with a senior architect to communicate knowledge, ideas, and deliverables.
• Other responsibilities and key result areas as required or assigned.
Functional Expertise

Application Qualifications:

There are no required qualifications for this position.
The following qualifications are desired:
Computer & Information Sci, Computer Science, Computer Systems Engineering
Student Status:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore

• Strong Web development skills
• JavaScript and HTML (1+ years)
• Programming language skills like Java or C# or C++ (1-2 years)
• Knowledge of Databases and SQL queries
• Knowledge of Object Oriented design and development concepts

• Webservices/SOAP, XML/XSLT knowledge
• Utilizes technology-based tools and processes
• Creative, enthusiastic, motivated and able to overcome challenging problems
• Results oriented and a quick learner
• Good communication skills to be able to interact with internal/external customers
Behavioral and Interpersonal
• Team work and willingness to listen/learn
• Work independently
• Positive attitude
• Dedicated to building a superior product
Education and Experience Requirements

Please submit cover letter and resume to laurie.schwind@pega.com


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