• Contact: Timothy Gilman (Enterprise Programmer/Analyst)
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, April 9, 2023
  • Location: University Services Annex, Willamette Salem campus. (Hybrid/Partially remote work in Oregon is possible.)

Job Description

The Web Development Intern works with the Enterprise Programmer/Analyst (in Web Applications), and other WITS staff, to maintain, develop, and test various coding projects, web pages, and web-based applications in response to client and Web Applications team needs and requirements.

This is an opportunity to:

  • Gain experience for future web development and application development work
  • Enhance time management, problem solving, and teamwork skills
  • Learn new programming skills, development tools and systems, and knowledge of web standards
  • Earn course credit during a semester or summer after one full summer of work.
  • Help train other interns (if continuing in a second year of the internship).

Major Duties

Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting the WITS Web Applications staff with a variety of custom website coding projects
  • Troubleshooting and debugging existing code
  • Designing and coding projects to a set of requirements
  • Meeting with clients (faculty/staff) and determining customer requirements
  • Documenting code, using version control software, and writing unit tests
  • Professionally interact with faculty, staff, and students
  • Other duties as assigned

Applicant Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Has an interest in user-focused web application development
  • Can work on a variety of platforms
  • Is detail-oriented
  • Is willing to learn on the job and adapt to changing needs
  • Is a computer science major or has some programming experience
  • Has ability to write average programs and troubleshoot them

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has knowledge of web languages and concepts (e.g., CSS, jQuery, HTML, Responsive Design)
  • Has knowledge of Object Oriented Programming
  • Has knowledge of databases (preferably PostgreSQL, MySQL) and SQL
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills

General Requirements

  • Good problem solving skills; ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it
  • Creativity. Ability to think around problems and come up with creative solutions is helpful
  • Ability to work responsibly with or without direct supervision
  • Work 30 - 40 hours per week. (Summer) and/or
  • Work a minimum of 2-3 hour blocks for 6 - 20 hours per week. (Fall/Spring)
  • Be a current, registered student


Application Instructions

  • All applicants are required to complete the Web Development Intern application.
  • A member of the WITS Web Applications staff will contact you if any further action is necessary.
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, April 9, 2023

Any additional questions or information may be directed to the Web Applications team.

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Willamette University

Willamette Integrated Technology Services

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6004 voice
503-375-5456 fax

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