Educational coder internship 2019

02 Apr 2019

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 ​use​d​ 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

To apply:

Both complete this Google Form application AND send your CV/resumé to egomez (at) with the subject "Internship Application". We will be in touch with you soon after the deadline.

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