Summer 2014 Internship - Ruby on Rails

Company: CustomInk

General Information
  • Job Type: Internship
  • Location: McLean, Virginia

Are you a self-starter looking for an exciting opportunity in web-based application development?  Would you like your summer internship to finish with features that thousands of people will use? If so, read on! is expanding the technology team that delivers the core functionality for our leading design-online eCommerce Web site. Millions of CustomInk customers interact with our eCommerce technology, and our goal is to make each of those interactions awesome.  The Ruby On Rails Summer Internship is a perfect position for someone who wants to use their strong development skills to build new features that have an instant impact on a growing business.
The Impact You’ll Have
Our engineering team works proactively to solve challenges associated with a growing, high-volume, consumer facing Web application.   As an Intern, you will work in Ruby with a seasoned mentor as part of our development team.  Don’t know Ruby?  No problem.  If you’re willing to learn – we’re willing to teach!  You will directly contribute to developing web features for our high-volume ecommerce site.
What it Takes
You should show serious interest in learning dynamic Web languages, evolving frameworks and other progressive technologies.  Accordingly, successful candidates will have the following:

  • 2 years of software development experience (within a classroom counts – side projects a plus)
  • Experience with any of the following languages – Ruby, Java, PHP, Python
  • Experience with Apache, Javascript, JQuery, HTML, SQL a plus

Most of all, we need team players who share our commitment to customer satisfaction and will learn quickly in our fun, intense, and results-oriented environment!
The CustomInk Experience
We like to say, “Don’t let the flip-flops fool ya” – and it’s true. Sure, it’s a casual work environment, but we play hard and work harder. The office space itself is motivating and inspirational for our creative line of work. Inkers are organized into teams around the office so they can ask advice, offer opinions, and support and encourage each other. Plus, customer feedback and photos adorn the walls of the office, and these displays remind Inkers with whom we do business and the reason we’re all here: to keep working to make customers happy!
Folks first picked up on our positive energy and happy work environment in 2005, when “Washingtonian Magazine” named us one of its 55 “Great Places to Work” in the Washington, DC area. Since then, we’ve won multiple awards, from local recognition by Northern Virginia Family Services to national recognition by and The Great Place to Work® Institute.
The Logistics

  • Full time summer internship (10-12 weeks; 40 hours/week)
  • Competitive Hourly Pay
  • Awesome casual atmosphere, and team focused environment
  • Office located just outside of Washington, DC - in McLean, Va

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