Tech Intern 2U, Inc.
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What We're Looking For:
2U is changing the way great students and great universities think about online higher education. In order to do this, 2U has a dedicated TechDev office in New York City which produces all of the cloud-based services our university clients use. The Product Management Intern will support two of our seasoned Product Managers, and will provide assistance with both software development planning and administrative work. We are currently looking for an intern who is tech savvy, but not necessarily a programmer or IT developer. While you'll be in 2U's TechDev office, this internship is hybrid, encompassing software development, product management and business practices.
Things That Should Be in Your Background:
Enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate program
Proven interest in information systems and other new technology
Some knowledge of web applications and basic software
Experience with basic computer technologies and excellent analytical skills
Flexibility and ability to multitask, switch priorities as needed within a collaborative environment
Ability to research and understand technical documents
Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role:
Thorough and detail-oriented
Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
Commitment to the success of the organization and the satisfaction of a diverse group of stakeholders with a variety of needs and problems to solve
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
A self-starter who isn't afraid to get your hands dirty
Excellent organizational skills
About 2U, Inc.
Founded in 2008 by a team of education and technology veterans, 2U enables leading colleges and universities to deliver their high quality education to qualified students anywhere. Our cloud-based software-as-a-service platform provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support, and graduate their students. Our mission is to enable the education our clients provide to reach its highest potential so students can reach theirs.
Why It?s Great to Join Our Team
There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:
Our Culture ? We are a highly energetic, innovative start-up company with room to grow. We don?t take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team. 2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U?s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal.
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