• '18 Summer - I.T. Internship, Applications Developer .net Software Computer Programmer Paid Intern

    Location US-IL-Danville
    Department
    Software Programmer - All Positions
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Intern
  • Overview

     

    NOTE: Danville IL is 1.5 hours from Indy, 2.5 from Chicagoland, 3.5 from St. Louis.

     

    Watchfire Signs is an exciting, dynamic growing company, headquartered in Danville IL. We are more than 80 years strong and have been growing steadily. We expanded in 2013 to bring our manufacturing facility to 150k sq ft and our office facility to 50k sq ft.  We are a market leader in the fast growing digital billboard and LED sign markets.  

     

    Vertically integrated, we do everything from engineering and sales through circuit board assembly; from accounting and technical support through final product integration and calibration. This allows us to sustain our position as the quality leader and the premium provider in our industry.

     

    Watchfire offers comprehensive benefits including 401K with matching, affordable health/dental insurance, paid time off in year of hire, continuing education assistance and career advancement opportunities. We have been an employer of choice for decades, and are growing strong! We offer opportunities for career growth and development as well as the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment where decisions can be made quickly. Only candidates seeking to make a difference in a growing, collaborative and fast-paced environment should apply.

     

     

    THIS IS A PAID INTERNSHIP POSITION for at least summer 18 and possibly other semesters. Students who apply for this internship must be available to work approximately 20 hours per week during school year, at our Danville headquarter offices. Ideally, you would also be available to work part time hours during the upcoming spring semester.

     

    Sorry, no relocation or temporary housing available for internships. No OPT/CPT/H1B candidates. This Danville IL internship is located 2.5 hours from Chicago, 1.5 from Indianapolis, .5 hours from Champaign/Urbana and UIUC.

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and enhance applications using various technologies.
    • Work on all aspects of software development, with a specific focus on software testing of new and upgrades to internal applications.
    • Be a part of our internal tools development team, learning and developing your skills by working side by side with our degreed, experienced engineers, here in our national headquarters at Danville IL.

    Required Education/Qualifications

    • Student enrolled in I.T./App Dev, Computer Engineering or Computer Science degree program REQUIRED.  (Must have been enrolled full-time for this at least spring 2018  semester - NOTE - Sorry, 2018 graduates that are not going on to additional degrees, are NOT eligible for this position.)
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Excellent written and communication skills.
    • Able to work up to 20 hours per week during summer 18 session,  and ideally also able to work part time hours during the upcoming semester.
    • Sorry, must have full authorization to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. No OPT/CPT/H1B candidates considered.

    Our internships are anticipated to work with us for the entire term, assuming quality work. Of course, all positions are "at will" and an internship is not a guarantee of work for a set period of time.

     

     

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