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Mathematica Web Development Intern in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Position Description*:

Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private- sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding using data science and analytics. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company’s growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength.

Mathematica’s health web development group is seeking motivated and technically skilled individuals to join our team for a paid, full-time summer internship. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to conduct innovative work integrating policy and program expertise into technical solutions to create products that improve public well-being.

As a Web Development Intern, you will have the opportunity to • Gain experience in our Angular, D3, C#, .NET Core, SQL Server, AWS stack • Receive individualized mentorship and code reviews from web developers • Complete Mathematica’s data visualization design and D3 course • Develop and present your own policy-relevant data visualization • Increase your likelihood of receiving an offer for a future role with our group

 

  • Position Requirements*:

The ideal candidate has only entry level experience in web development, such as candidates:

  • Currently working on their bachelors in computer science or a related field OR
  • Transitioning into a computer science/web development career

Ideal technical skills include:

  • Proficiency in JavaScript and HTML/CSS

In addition to these technical skills, we look for:

  • Growth mindset characterized by curiosity, initiative, and persistence in learning new skills
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate on diverse teams across skill levels and subject knowledge

Set yourself apart with:

  • Experience working with datasets
  • Demonstrated interest in public well-being or health care policy
  • Desire to focus on design and data visualization

    • How To Apply*

Please apply via our online employment website and include:

  • Your resume
  • Your cover letter that includes a description of a web application you have previously developed
  • Your most recent transcript (unofficial)

Our team is committed to providing opportunities and support to underrepresented groups in technology, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

/ COVID-19 accommodations: This internship will be offered remotely with the option to work in one of our offices if they are open in summer 2021./

Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company’s growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength.

Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance.  

  • Available locations: *Washington, DC; Princeton, NJ; Cambridge, MA; Woodlawn, MD; Oakland, CA

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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