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Roles & Responsibilities

The Web Technology Intern will assist our Website Developer with the continued development of Acton’s web presence, specific project related micro-sites and other programming projects.

The ideal candidate should have experience suitable to deal in a multi-tasked environment to efficiently coordinate several projects, will be self-motivated and possess strong problem solving ability.

The mobile half of this internship requires the use of a Mac computer for Android/Apple development and/or a Windows 8 computer for Windows Phone development.

Novice Difficulty

  • You will learn and get acquainted with our version control system and work with WordPress and Drupal code.

Qualifications & Skills

Experience with the following is preferred, but is not required:

  • Drupal.
  • Git version control.
  • Unix-based Operating Systems and web server administration.
  • Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Dreamweaver and/or Fireworks.

Location

Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Acton Institute Headquarters

How to apply

To apply, click the link below and send your cover letter, resume and writing sample along with a letter of recommendation to intern internTalent@acton.org. Your cover letter should detail your interest in working at the Acton Institute and your writing sample should be no more than 250 - 300 words and should reflect your perspective of Acton’s mission. Applicants should be enrolled in a 4-year college or university and have already completed a minimum of two years of undergraduate education. 

To learn more about other internships at the Acton Institute, visit our internships page. 

Applicants are required to be present for the entire 8 week program beginning June 5, 2017 through July 28, 2017.

About the Acton Institute

The Acton Institute is an interdenominational organization whose mission is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles. In the last ten years alone, more than 6,000 people from the worlds of higher education, ministry, business and the social services have attended Acton University and or other educational programs.