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2019 Software Engineering Intern (Washington, DC)

Do you have a passion for creating modern and compelling applications with simple, readable and elegant code?

Do you love to be working with cutting edge technology and tools?

Do you want to work on products that help make the world a better place?

Do you want to do all of those things while learning a lot and having a ton of fun over the summer?

If so, this is your opportunity to work on industry-leading applications and use the latest web technology while doing it. Some things we work with: Angular, ASP.NET (MVC and Web Api, latest versions), Elasticsearch, React, and Node.

If this listing looks a lot like our full-time software engineer job description, that's no accident. While we acknowledge they have less experience, we expect our interns to be shipping real code by the end of the summer.

Responsibilities

  • Design good systems
  • Write good code
  • Ship working software
  • Learn about real-world software development

What we're looking for

You don't have to fit all of these bullets, but if you don't fit any of them this is probably not the right job for you:

  • Experience working with web applications
  • Experience with an object-oriented language
  • Javascript skills - React / Angular experience is great
  • Great communication skills

About Us

NGP VAN is a technology company whose team members do exciting and meaningful work that has a significant impact on promoting civil rights, social justice, and environmental responsibility.

Full-time employees enjoy an unusually generous set of benefits, including 12 weeks paid parental leave, profit sharing, 100% premium-paid health/dental, and an ongoing education allowance. NGP VAN is one of only a handful of companies to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for 10 years. Inc. Magazine also recognized us as one of the 50 Best Places to Work in 2016.

We were named one of the Coolest Companies of 2016 by DC Inno. We've also been named one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the DC area by the Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO. The Wall Street Journal wrote “NGP VAN is something of a secret weapon for the Democratic Party and the labor unions and progressive groups that use it.” We have also won the AAPC award for Best Use of New Technology, and the Campaigns & Elections Award for Most Innovative Product.

Join our team and work alongside more than 200 smart, passionate, and innovative co-workers, many of whom are industry recognized as experts in their fields.

Compensation

Our internships pay $22.50 per hour and last 10 weeks.

NGP VAN prides itself on being a progressive and open-minded workplace; we have a fun and relaxed company culture, including blowing off steam on a softball field, drinking in the office on Fridays, enjoying periodic company retreats to warm places with beaches, and casual Friday every day.

How to Apply

Send a resume, cover letter, and a link to your GitHub/BitBucket profile if you have one to jobs@ngpvan.com. (All emails to that address are reviewed by engineering staff here - we just don't want to get our personal emails spammed.)

NGP VAN believes a diverse, inclusive staff makes us a stronger company and better partner for our clients.  Two of our founders are a gay couple.  We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientation or gender identities, marital status, religions, and disabilities.  Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

 

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