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Programming Internship/Placement

Submitted by on March 7, 2008 – 5:47 pm

Proboscis is offering a programming internship/placement for someone seeking experience in helping build a unique platform for public authoring and sharing. The Diffusion Generator, our prototype ‘publishing-on-demand’ platform for creating eBooks and StoryCubes, is entering its next stage of development: extending the current capabilities and opening it up to a much wider user group.

Proboscis particularly welcomes applicants from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who is familiar with Python and has experience of developing cross-platform web applications. Experience of using the Zope development platform and Plone CMS is also highly desirable.

For how long?
An internship would be 2-3 days per week for 3 to 6 months, depending on your availability.

What about volunteers?
If you are interested in helping develop the Diffusion Generator but if an internship or placement isn’t suitable for you, please get in touch to discuss volunteering opportunities.

Internship Application
Please email, post, or fax the following:

  • An up to date CV
  • Covering letter explaining:
    – your interest in the internship;
    – what interests you about working for Proboscis;
    – what you can bring to the internship and,
    – what you hope to achieve from it.
  • 2 References

How to Contact Us
Email us at: interns(at)
Post: Proboscis, 1st Floor, 24 Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4SX, UK
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7837 9344
Fax: +44 (0)7031 151 738

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