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INTERN, WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER


Title Description: INTERN, WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER
Date Posted: 11/2/2018
Deadline: UNTIL FILLED
Job Number: INTERN-WEB-18
Branch: Communications Internship Program
Hours: TBD, based on availability
Union Status:

WORK OBJECTIVE:

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is a public authority serving Erie and Niagara counties. The NFTA employs 1,500 individuals and owns and operates the Buffalo Niagara International Airport and the Niagara Falls International Airport as well as Erie County’s public transportation system, Metro Bus and Rail. The purpose of the Communications Internship Program at the NFTA is to provide qualified students with practical and valuable project-based learning experiences within their related field of study. All tasks completed within the internship program are aligned with the program’s guidelines and fall under the overall objectives of NFTA’s annual communications and marketing plan.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Internship Dates: Fall –or- spring –or- summer; exact dates depend on chosen semester Compensation: Academic Credits (max 6 cr. Hours) Hours Per Week: 16--24 Days: TBD, based on availability* Office Location: Metropolitan Transportation Center, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Duties: Student interns will assist in supporting the company’s website development and maintenance. Associated tasks will include the maintenance and development of NFTA websites and web applications under the direction of staff within the Public Relations division. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications: Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and actively pursuing a degree in Computer Science or related studies with a focus on Web Application Development/Programming. Students must have demonstrated programing skills related to web site development. A high level of organization, attention to detail, self-motivation and the ability to translate complex business rules into web-based solutions is necessary. The student should be proficient with Microsoft Visual Studio, HTML5 and CSS. The student should have a solid understanding of OOP and database design concepts. Preferred languages are C# and JavaScript (implementing AngularJS framework). Position may require lifting of computer related equipment.

NOTE:

To apply for this internship please submit the following as indicated:  Resume with cover letter including related experience.  *Include work availability Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Completed employment application available at nfta.com to: Lisa Piecki, Manager – Community Relations & Internal Communications Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 or Email to: Lisa_Piecki@nfta.com cc: Nicholas_Kurtz@nfta.com

OTHER:

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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