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Summer Intern - Computer Science

Industrial Economics, Inc.

Last Updated: 5/24/23

Job Description

IEc is excited to offer two paid summer Intern positions for applicants with experience in computer science. Applicants must have completed at least two years of education post-high school, and have demonstrated academic excellence in computer science-related courses.

Summer Interns will have the opportunity to apply their academic skills to current, real-world projects through a comprehensive, hands-on learning experience. Working with other IEc staff, summer Interns will assist with development of a Java-based web tool, implementing tasks related to data gathering and the input and management of data sets; programming support for quantitative analyses of economic and scientific data; and user interface tasks to facilitate user interaction and the communication of results.

Consulting work at IEc requires skills including paying close attention to detail, asking questions, identifying potential solutions when challenges arise, and recommending next steps to move a project forward.

Position Type: Full Time, Temporary
Position Start Date: Late June 2023 for approximately nine weeks.

Position Location: IEc office is located in Cambridge, MA; staff location is flexible

Required Qualifications:

  • Two years of education post-high school
  • Coursework in computer science
  • Experience (coursework or professional) with the following:
    • Java
    • Web-based technologies (e.g., HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript)

When applying, you must upload the following documents:

-Cover letter
-Undergraduate or Associates transcript (or international equivalent), plus graduate transcript for applicants in graduate school

Compensation and Benefits:

IEc offers competitive pay commensurate with experience starting at $21 per hour. We are committed to the health and well-being of our staff and provide excellent benefits for interns, including 16 hours of vacation, 12 hours of sick time, hybrid work options, commuter benefits, recreational and social opportunities, and more. Should you choose to work a minimum of three days a week from our Cambridge office, we also offer $1,600 for relocation assistance.

For more detailed information and to apply, please visit our website at

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Company Details

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States