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Student Intern, Syndemics Lab Computer Science

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be a recent college graduate or student in a related degree program with the ability to prioritize tasks, work independently, and have strong communication skills. Proficiency in Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, and Minitab is required.
  • You will work on implementing a Modern Web Application using HTML, CSS, and JS while interpreting end-user feedback to improve UI/UX. You will call internal APIs safely and ensure good code management/testing.

Off-cycle Internship



  • The Syndemics Lab at Boston Medical Center is seeking a web development intern for Summer 2024 (June 2024-August 2024). This intern would be responsible for working with lab software engineers to design and implement a modern web application for end users to run simulation models developed by the lab. This web application is part of a lab research project intended to result in publications, harm reduction policy impact, and advanced research techniques for epidemiologists across the country.  
  • The ideal applicants will have an interest in web development techniques, be comfortable asking questions without known answers, and a basic understanding of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript (React/Remix preferred). An understanding of cloud technologies is a plus but not required. Able to work during the hours of 8am – 5pm EDT. If in Boston we offer hybrid work, otherwise this position can be fully remote.


  • Education:
  • Recent college graduate or student enrolled in a related graduate or undergraduate degree program, preferably beyond a second semester junior.
  • Knowledge and Skills:
  • Must have the ability to perform multiple tasks and prioritize duties
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have an interest in performing new and varied work assignments, and be flexible with regard to work assignments
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word is required. Knowledge or ability to learn Minitab.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Interns will be working directly with Lab Software Engineers in all aspects of their job. They will be:
  • Implementing a Modern Web Application
  • Interpreting End-User Feedback to iteratively improve design and UI/UX
  • Safely calling internal APIs and libraries with user provided data
  • Ensuring good code management/documentation/testing across lab
  • Git, auto-documentation, CI/CD, unit testing, etc.


Work type

Full time

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