Virtual, Inc.
  • Wakefield, MA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Intern - Part Time

Web Intern

Are you a college student looking to get some real-world experience?  Are you looking to fill your resume, and learn how your studies are actually practiced in a real-life company?  Are you looking to meet people who have your future job and get paid for it? 

This exciting opportunity is for a college student looking to get a jump start on their career within a growing corporation. At Virtual, our Internship Program is unique in that we encourage all of our interns to have a voice in the company and to learn and grow during your time with us through shadowing opportunities and taking part in cross-functional projects. You'll also get a chance to sit down with senior executives, learn about their background and dig a little deeper into how they got where they are today while they share advice on things that helped them along the way.

You will gain a deeper understanding of the way that business works outside of the classroom, and you will have the chance to network with successful colleagues in your field of study.

You will also be joining a whole group of college interns just like you.


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A VIRTUALITE:

  • Maintain websites and other applications
  • Publish approved content to organization and clients website and blogs
  • Respond to web support requests, investigating issues and troubleshooting errors
  • Assist in analyzing user activity, website metrics and trends
  • Assist with the development of technical and end-user documentation

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

  • College Junior / Senior preparing for a degree in computer science or related discipline
  • Previous experience in web design or assist in web development desired
  • HTML and CSS skills, especially with respect to creating responsive websites
  • Familiar with WordPress, PHP and content management systems
  • Familiar with Photoshop and design tools
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to assess issues and develop solutions
  • Strong communication and customer service skills with the ability to engage effectively at a business and technical level
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem solving skills

PERKS:

  • Serves as a great resume builder that can set you apart in such a competitive field where degrees are not enough
  • The fun culture and business casual attitude of the company allows for an easy transition from classroom to office and is a great fit for young people being introduced to the business world
  • Great for networking with like-minded people working in your field and doing the things you hope to do in the future, and allows you to shadow other departments you may be interested in to help you find your business niche
  • You will share your experience with a whole group of interns from other colleges, all of you learning together and getting to know each other along the way
  • Allows the chance to rub elbows with hugely successful global companies
  • Believe it or not, you can even get paid for fun outings, such as the tenant summer barbeque in the parking lot, full day summer outing, hump day celebrations, mini-golf, laser tag, complimentary in-office massages, and MUCH MORE all courtesy of the Fun Committee (who knew such a thing even existed)!
  • And of course we cannot forget free coffee, candy, and snacks during every work day!

ABOUT VIRTUAL INC.

Have you ever wondered how your credit cards remain secure in this ever-changing world of hackers and fraud? Have you ever thought about how the technology behind games like Pokemon-GO came to be? How about the technology that makes it possible to use your fingerprint instead of a password? Or the initiatives behind the group of pioneers responsible for taking the internet to the most remote areas of the world? These are only a few examples of the innovative accomplishments we've helped our clients achieve. Pretty cool stuff, huh?

We understand that no global movement starts with just one person and that's why our employees are really Virtual's most valuable asset and at the heart of our success. It takes an entire team to fulfill our mission of attaining long-term success by ensuring that every client that we serve achieves or exceeds its strategic objectives.

Virtual Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If this sounds like the job for you, we'd love to hear it and make it happen.

Virtual, Inc.
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