Software Engineering Intern at The Bear Institute
- Washington, DC
This internship would start after the new year and would be an estimated 20 hours a week.
The Bear Institute for Health Innovation is a first-of-its kind pediatric health information technology (IT) institute with a vision for a future where children grow to their highest level of health and potential. Formed in September 2013, the Bear Institute is a strategic partnership between Children's National Hospital and Cerner Corporation. The organization assumes all operational and administrative responsibilities for Children's IT services, including implementations, system management, and clinical adoption. The Bear Institute also provides innovative technologies that contribute to improved outcomes for pediatric patients, developed by our Bear Innovations Team. This innovative partnership has resulted in a number of achievements and awards, including a District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA) Patient Safety Award, a PNC Charitable Trust grant, guest speaking at HIMSS & ACHE on Innovation and Quality Improvements, and a Davies Award.
As a software engineering intern with the Bear Innovations Team, you will work closely with other software engineers to develop minimally viable prototypes using AGILE methodology. Various programming languages, UI software, visualization tools, and platforms will be used. This requires the ability to learn independently and apply new skills quickly. You will gain experience in rapidly prototyping, measuring, and iterating. This will be in collaboration with nationally recognized clinical leaders and world renowned researchers at Children's National Hospital. If you want to develop you skills working on challenging digital health technology innovation focused on improving health care for future generations, come join Bear Innovations!
• Experience in front-end development
• Pursuing degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related fields
• Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure)
• Experience developing Restful APIs
• Prior internship or engineering work experience
• Pursuing graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related fields
• Ability to work 40 hours per week during summer (May-August)with the potential to have that extended into fall
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