Department of Computer Science


Job Title: Programmer/Web Development Consultant
Posted by Company: Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network
Address: 570 Lexington Ave 5th Floor,New York City, NY, 10022
Contact: Dylan Welch at
Pay Rate: 0 to 0 $/hr


The Roosevelt Institute Campus Network, a student networked think tank, is seeking a programmer/web development consultant to assist in the web development portion of Project Synapse, our effort to provide our network with a comprehensive and user-friendly way of accessing the human capital within our far-flung, national organization. Information on us can be found here:

The position will be paid, starting at $7.25 an hour with potential opportunity for an increase in salary. The internship is flexible and part-time beginning at 10 hours per week, with the schedule to be discussed. Ideally the candidate would be able to come into the Roosevelt Institute office in Midtown Manhattan. The position would start as soon as possible and lasts through at least December 2013, but could be extended if needed/desired.

Required Skills:
We’re looking for:

• Agile programming
• Experience building databases
• Working knowledge of any of the following:

o Ruby
o Python
o Java
o NodeJS
o Go

• Experience building mapping applications a plus
• Knowledge of any of the following a plus:

o Status.Net
o PostgreSQL
o Drupal
o Solr

• Willingness to take direction, but also the contribution of fresh ideas
• A team player
• A hard worker
• An interest in politics/policy