Intern: Short-term project

BITSS seeks a motivated student intern to work closely with the BITSS team to improve the navigability and intuitiveness of its website ( This is an opportunity for a graduate student or third or fourth year undergraduate to work on a short-term project (1-2 months) during the 2018 Spring semester. BITSS is able to offer a small stipend for this position.

Closing Date
February 16, 2018 11:59 pm PST or until position filled


  • Reorganize BITSS website ( so that it is more intuitive to navigate, user-friendly, and engaging, making various small fixes in backend code. This may include making the website mobile device-friendly.
  • Advise BITSS on website security protocols and best practices. This may include creating automated mechanisms for website backup and updating.
  • Present on project at a CEGA staff meeting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Junior, Senior, or Graduate student studying Computer Science, Web Design, or other relevant field.
  • Website CSS programming.
  • Experience with website security, managing underlying SQL database, SSH/SFTP, and ability to reliably backup website data.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Well-organized, with strong attention to detail.
  • Self-directed, intrinsically motivated; proven capacity to manage work independently.
  • Sense of humor with a positive attitude in approaching challenges and uncertainty.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to BITSS Snr. Program Associate Katie Hoeberling at with the subject “BITSS Intern – Spring 2018”. Please detail any previous experience with website development, design, or security.