Are you interested in space and coding? We are running a 6-8 week, paid internship programme between June - August 2019 for undergraduate students. We are looking for students to work with the Las Cumbres Observatory education team to create tools for science communication, related to astronomy and robotic telescopes.
We are looking for undergraduates with experience in coding and an interest in astronomy. The internship will be to help develop an interactive observation site. This site will be used for educational projects to monitor astronomical phenomena using LCO's robotic telescopes network.
Project: Developing educational applications of the TOM Toolkit
Who: We are looking for undergraduates from any discipline with excellent coding skills.
Eligibility: You must be going into year 2, 3, or 4 of your degree, or graduating this year, and be able to travel to UK
Where: Cardiff University, School of Physics & Astronomy, UK
Required skills (one or more of these would be perfect): Excellent knowledge of Python and preferably experience in creating sites with Django or Flask
Deadline for applications: May 4th, 2019, 5pm BST
Studentship: A stipend of £250 per week will be paid
Both complete this Google Form application AND send your CV/resumé to egomez (at) lco.global with the subject "Internship Application". We will be in touch with you soon after the deadline.