Web Dev Internship @ VSA Partners, Chicago

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Summer Intern: Web Developer

VSA is an independent branding collective that harnesses the power of ideas to help companies achieve their purpose. Since 1982, the 170-person firm’s creativity has contributed to the success of some of the world’s most respected organizations; through forging a reason for being, inspiring internal audiences and engaging consumers. VSA attacks every challenge in a platform-unlimited, results-driven manner.  Client experience includes IBM, Harley-Davidson, GE, Nike and Procter & Gamble.  www.vsapartners.com

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking a talented Web Developer Intern for our 3-month Summer Internship Program.

Key Activities/Skills:

Working closely with a supervisor and a mentor, the Web Developer Intern will be responsible for

  • Will be working independently or on a team to complete project tasks
  • Working toward mastery of HTML/CSS layout and functional JS coding
  • Developing detailed development project plans
  • Understanding of web standards and best practices
  • Experience in hand coding HTML, CSS and JS
  • Understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and code solutions
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills
  • Practical understanding of HTML5 and CSS3 with a foundation in SEO and Accessibility
  • Experience with some technologies such as Ruby, PHP, Java or .NET, etc.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • A good communicator with skill and interest in web development
  • An idea generator with keen problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented; able to take direction and follow-through on a variety of tasks
  • A multi-tasker with excellent time management skills
  • Eager, curious and passionate about digital media and the Web

Additional Information:

Summer Internship Program will be 40 hours/week, on-site

Paid internship with hourly rate

Extra-curricular, team-building activities

Application process:

Please submit the following to ekmiec@vsapartners.com (Subject line: Internship Inquiry: Web Developer)

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • The number of hours required for full academic credit (if applying for credit)
  • Sample work/Portfolio (5-7 sample pieces)

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