What can ITA do for students?

The program will put your knowledge of computing to work in addressing exciting research questions that are at the heart of new discoveries. Besides contributing to on-going research projects in the university and learning new things in the process, you will receive an hourly wage as a paid intern.

What programming skills do I need?

We are interested in students with experience in:

  • Web design
    • HTML5, CSS 3
  • Backend Web Scripting and Programming
    • PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, Ruby on Rails
  • Mobile Application Development
    • iPhone
    • Android

What types of projects will I work on?

The projects are based on the needs of researchers at the university. Some of our typical projects involve website and backend design, mobile application development, and various data-processing/mining through scripting. Take a look at our past projects for more examples.

How many hours a week will I work?

This really depends on the project the deadlines outlined with the researcher and your availability. Typically anywhere from 5 - 15 hours a week

Do I get paid working for ITA?

Yes, all interns are paid at a competitive hourly rate.

How do I become an ITA intern?

Send an email to todd@wustl.edu. In the email include a brief description of yourself, programming background, and availability in terms of hours per week.