Undergraduate Internship Program
The Undergraduate Internship Program (UIP) at the NCI-Frederick is designed to strengthen a student’s learning experience by integrating on-campus studies with related work experience. It is a partnership between the student, their college/university, and the National Cancer Institute to enhance the academic pursuit by providing hands-on training with mentoring. All parties interact to ensure that the Internship Education goals are satisfied for each student, and every internship will be unique; tailored to the requirements of the discipline the student is pursuing.
Internships are offered in the following areas.
Contribute as member of a software development team in the development of computer
software according to established standards and practices. Participate in quality
assurance and testing activities. Experience writing computer programs using a modern
object-oriented computer language required. Knowledge of Microsoft-based technologies
including .NET, SQL Server and Visual Studio helpful.
Designer/UX (User Experience)
Work under guidance of senior designer to produce mock-ups, wireframes and representative
interface models. Participate in usability and accessibility evaluations and testing.
Knowledge of CSS, HTML and Photoshop helpful.
Desktop Support Technician
Provide support to desktop computers in a mixed Windows/OSX/Linux environment, according
to established standards and processes. Hardware support limited to component swaps.
A+ certification and/or knowledge of Microsoft Windows and/or Apple OSX operating
systems and software helpful.
Assist project managers with the creation and maintenance of system documentation,
manuals, policies, meeting summaries and other documents to support IT projects
at the NCI-Frederick. Strong written communication skills and working knowledge
of Microsoft Office helpful.
For more information on how to apply, please contact Julie Hartman.