Technology Project Management Internship

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Connecting Minds. Advancing Light.

Technology Project Management Internship

Paid internship, 15 – 20 hours per week, flexible around your class schedule, pay range $23/hr.

Join our team, sharing the latest scientific advances in light-based technologies from around the world, including biomedical optics, astronomy, lasers, solar, nanotechnology, and more!

Gain valuable real-world, hands-on experience and make a difference doing important work with a successful, international not-for-profit organization that will look great on your resume!

Description of duties:  You’ll use your talents in uncovering business needs, documenting areas for change, and working with business and technology teams to help move significant projects forward.

Education & Experience/Accomplishment Requirements: Current college students only please.  MIS, CS, or Business students preferred. 2 years completed towards your major with at least 1 year of experience in project management preferred. Knowledge in some of the following areas is required: system analysis & design, project management, business systems. Must understand the Software Development Lifecycle and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI): SPIE recognizes that diversity and inclusion drive innovation, excellence, and new knowledge. Bringing together people from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives makes us stronger and supports our mission. We offer a collaborative work environment and strive to create a culture of belonging for all our employees.

Location: Physical work location in Bellingham, WA. Occasional telecommuting available.

Culture: In alignment with our mission and values as a technical society, we follow scientific findings and science-based best practices and comply with public health guidance.  We are located in Bellingham, WA where you will find the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, incredible scenery, strong schools, great breweries, and more, making this an amazing place to work and live.

Please send a resume & cover letter, indicating how your experience & qualifications match the requirements & why you will be successful in this position to:

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All materials must be received by 5 p.m.  Monday, June 17, 2024.

SPIE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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