Summer Internship 2021: Software Development - (SI2021SD)
The Knowledge and Education Exchange Platform (KEEP) is a project to empower educators and learners with impactful resources and innovative technologies for lifelong education. Established in 2014, KEEP has already hosted over 700 online courses and cooperated with over 3,000 institutions around the world. We believe that if you empower teachers with resources and innovative technology, you can impact the next generation in education.

The software development team is looking for summer internships during the summer period (June 1, 2021, through August 31, 2021). For more details, please refer to the following responsibilities and requirements.

We welcome students from all disciplines to apply. The position follows the guidelines from the Student Helpers Engagement Scheme (SHES) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Incomplete or wrong applications will not be considered. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 4, 2021 (Tuesday), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Responsibilities
    • Assist in exploring, designing and operating the eLearning platform as well as learning management systems
    • Work closely with the software development team and assist in front-end and/or back-end development work 
    • Perform quality assurance, troubleshoot and debug applications
    • Perform tests to optimize application performance
    • Ensure cross-platform interoperability and responsive web design for all applications (e.g. mobile phone)
    • Assist in eLearning research projects (e.g. data collection and literature review)
    • Other ad-hoc duties as assigned

Requirements
    • Proficiency with at least one programming language(s), such as Python, Ruby (ROR), PHP, JavaScript (React/Vue) and/or Java is mandatory
    • Interest in learning SQL, MongoDB, Apache, Nginx, haproxy, Solr, SAML2, Hadoop, and Nutch is welcome
    • Interest in Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning is welcome
    • Interest in WordPress plugin development is welcome
    • Knowledge of learning management systems operation and UX/UI Design is advantageous
    • Experience in version control software and platform such as Git or GitHub is advantageous
    • Sense of responsibility is mandatory
    • Proactive and well-organized personalities
    • Preference will be given to those who are full-time non-final year students

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