Software Developer Intern Job
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Boston, MA

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Published Job Title: Software Developer Intern
Published Division/Department: Information Technology
Requisition #: 5636
State/Province/County: Massachusetts
City: Boston
Country: United States
Percentage of Travel: None
Position Type: Full Time - Intern
Shift: 1st Shift
Interest Category: Information Technology

HMH aims to spark a lifelong love of learning in every individual we touch. Our challenge and our passion is to combine cutting-edge research, editorial excellence and technological innovation to improve teaching and learning environments and solve complex literacy and education challenges. We are among the world’s largest providers of pre-K–12 education solutions and one of its longest-established publishing houses. We deliver interactive, results-driven education solutions to 60 million students in 120 countries; and we publish renowned and awarded novels, non-fiction, children's books and reference works for readers throughout the world.

The Opportunity:

HMH is seeking students interested in software development internships. Our IT internship program offers opportunities for students to get hands on exposure to meaningful projects impacting our department commitments and strategy.

Each of our internships is focused on a business problem, project or body of research where you will be working with industry thought leaders in your field of practice. We provide dynamic opportunities for you interface with top departmental and company leadership as well as social opportunities for you to bond with fellow interns. If you are looking for a great place to start your career in the publishing industry, consider Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

The development internship requires very strong technical and communications skills. This role will have responsibility related to technical implementations working alongside a team of engineers, test engineers and product stakeholders. This is a hands-on development role and requires a strong software development background. The intern will participate in all phases of development from definition and design through implementation, debugging, testing and deployment to ensure all work is to the highest standards. The intern will support component design, development and maintenance. Have responsibilities for code reviews and technical quality standards within the project team. Carry out meticulous automated unit tests to ensure a high quality deliverable into QA. Assist in defining structured practices especially in source code management, build and release management. Participate in usability reviews and lead improvements in front end design. Use appropriate tools to maintain version control and build processes.

Requirements:
The Requirements:

A bachelor’s, masters or MBA candidate. If pursuing an undergraduate degree, junior or senior year students are preferred.

Excellent JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3 skills

Experienced in developing dynamic JavaScript Applications.

Good understanding of web technologies, usability, object oriented programming and development frameworks.

Requires a very strong level of interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

Front end automated testing

Cross browser and cross device web app development

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