Web Programming Intern

LinkUp is a Minneapolis-based job search engine with a singular vision of delivering perfect job market information to our clients and users. We do this through proprietary and sophisticated technology that allows us to index millions of jobs directly from company websites around the world every day. As a result of this unique approach to the online job space, we deliver compelling job search, candidate sourcing, and job market data solutions to job seekers, employer advertisers, and data clients.

We are seeking an individual who will be a key contributor to our data management team to support the ongoing growth of the company.

About the role
You'll work as part of a fun team, using your growing skill set to help us scour the internet to build the world's best index of job opportunities.

This is a paid internship ideal for non-traditional students working on a technical degree. The pay is $20 per hour and planned to be about 20 hours per week.

Length of Internship
This posting is for a 6-month internship position.

To be successful, you'll need the following

  • Working towards a degree (or equivalent experience) in computer science or related field
  • Some experience programming in one or more modern programming languages (you'll learn PHP here if you don't already know it)
  • A baseline understanding of web technologies and protocols
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively or independently

Someone that would be a great fit

  • Gets excited about metrics and analytics
  • Loves to write code and manipulate data
  • Sees data in everything and wants to take things apart and tinker
  • Has a natural tendency to automate and streamline things
  • Has a habit of setting measurable goals and blowing past them
  • Knows the importance of clean, consistent, documented code
  • Can read and understand code written by other people
  • Loves being a critical part of a team doing meaningful work

A little bit about us
We take pride in a great company culture that is based on our core principles: work hard, have fun, think big, solve problems, and do good. To be blunt (and brag a bit), LinkUp is a great company filled with outstanding people that are incredibly talented, extremely dedicated, and really fun to work with. Along with some of our office perks such as stand-up desks, scooters, volunteer opportunities, and free snacks, we offer competitive pay, health / dental benefits, paid time off, 401k, and employee stock options.

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