Summer Internships 2018
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Summer Internships 2018

Employer
Sparx
Salary
Competitive salary
Location
Exeter

Job description

Being an intern at Sparx isn’t about taking a back seat. You’re bright, motivated and integral members of the team. You’ll be right in there getting involved in our research, helping discover what works (and what doesn’t) in the field of education. Our summer internships include:

  • Content Science – develop engaging and radical new ways to teach maths topics and preparing for implementation into schools
  • Developer – put your excellent command of computer programming languages into practice; working with web, server and native technologies in languages including Javascript, Python, Objective C, C++ and Lua
  • Data Science – put the data through its paces, performing rigorous statistical evaluation to look at the bigger picture and finding solutions to problems

As an intern we provide you with free accommodation. We have a range of on-site facilities that, as an employee, you can use free of charge and and we have a café serving delicious, local, and organic food. All for free.

Company information

Here at Sparx we're using a scientific and research-based approach that takes the guesswork out of education. Through data and real-world classroom observation, we're investigating what makes the best learning experience in order to improve educational outcomes for students, today and tomorrow.

Imagine a classroom in which every student receives an individualised learning experience. Imagine a classroom in which a teacher has detailed insight into each child’s strengths and struggles. That classroom is one using Sparx.
Our platform for maths uses custom-built content and a powerful, data-driven web and mobile framework to deliver a tailored set of exercises, games and incentives that are redefining the limits of what young people can achieve.

Person requirements

We’re looking for people with a real passion for education and a belief in the power of technology to improve it; people who want a challenge and people who want to make a difference.

Qualifications and experience requirements

You’ll be in your penultimate year of study for our internship - expecting to graduate in 2019, with at least a 2:1 in maths, science, computer science or a relevant numerate or technical subject.

Accepted degree subjects

physics · mathematics · mechanical engineering · chemistry · materials science · computer sciences and IT · engineering management

Salary

Competitive salary

Location

Exeter

Contract and working hours

Temporary · Full-time Starting July 2018

Start date

Summer

How to apply

Closing date: 22/11/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 22/11/2017

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