"Smarter Social Cities" Summer Internship Openings
This summer project will be a team effort in the area of "Smarter Social Cities" research. The proposed project will explore the role of social collaboration in supporting the discovery of the cities people inhabit or visit. The team will design and develop mobile and web tools to support co-discovery and include mechanisms to map attractions to personal interests. The goal of the project will be to implement a basic working prototype of a novel idea, which the interns will play a significant role in shaping.
We are looking for the intern candidates with skills in one or more of the following areas:
- Experience with design, prototyping, and web development tools and technologies. A plus: experience with Apple interface builder and HAML.
- Familiarity with Ruby on Rails, Apache, and Linux
- Understanding of database setup in Rails. Understanding of web services and remote DB access
- Experience with mobile development. A plus: experience developing iPod apps with networking component
To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a full-time academic program. Advanced undergraduates or Masters students preferred.
If interested, please send a note and your resume/CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Mass Participation Social Software" Summer Internship Opening
We are looking for a graduate (or advanced undergraduate) intern with UI and web development skills to develop an innovative prototype as part of a larger project aimed at supporting participation in large scale events. The project can include novel ways of visualizing and interacting with back-channels, such as those that result from posts on Twitter around an event, as well as inventing new mechanisms for brainstorming, polling, breakout discussions, and decisions through web and mobile interfaces. The goal of the intern project will be to implement a basic working prototype of a novel idea, an idea which the intern will play a significant role in shaping.
To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a full-time academic program. If interested, please send a note and your resume/CV to email@example.com.