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Software Development Intern – Charlestown, MA (C#/.Net)


Information Technology at UMass Chan Medical School has a unique opportunity for a Software Engineering Intern to join us at the intersection of technology, innovation, and teamwork. This is a 6 – 12 month internship program.

The Information Technology department at the Center for Healthcare Financing at Charlestown is looking for tech-savvy aspiring software engineering intern with at least a basic knowledge of C#/.Net to join one of our teams. During the internship, we’ll collaborate to leverage technology, software engineering methodologies such as open-source development, and industry best practices to help:

  1. Modernize the technology stack and reduce technical debt.
  2. Increase efficiency, maintainability, traceability, up-time, and robustness across enterprise applications.
  3. Connect with external technical and open-source communities. Communities include local meetups, Hackathons, potential students, industry, and non-profits.
  4. Ensure a sustainable software development framework is achieved by the department after the internship. A framework would provide the departments with the ability to continue to improve on projects and products, with minimal cost and overhead.

 Together, we’ll apply best practices in software development, dev-ops, IT engineering and agile processes to achieve the departments’ goals. Along the way we’ll consult on how best to both develop a sustainable engineering roadmap of technical excellence that compliments the $1.7b enterprise brand and makes the departments’ products and applications stand out. All this while easily aligning with our institution’s security and privacy posture.

 Creative contributors apply! You’ll work with an agile software engineering team who are passionate about their products and solutions, customers’ success, and achieving results to make them impressed, productive, and happy. 


  • Utilize innovative ideas and approaches to assist in the development of working models to serve the needs of our faculty, students and researchers
  • Complete a project from start to finish and write-up and present the work product to the UMass community
  • Participate in team projects
  • Conduct online research
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Must be a currently enrolled student in a higher education institution or recent graduate
  • Solid analytical and communication skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to collect and record information from a wide variety of sources
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours
  • Proven interest in IT and passion in furthering the mission of UMass Chan
  • Must have above average academic performance


  • Demonstrated experience with software development tools, frameworks, and/or languages (C#/.Net)
  • Preferred experience in software engineering in Microsoft stack
  • Be able to join us for 6 – 12 months
  • Within daily commuting distance of Charlestown, MA.
  • Outstanding communicator who can present information concisely across a variety of media
  • Outstanding listener with an attention to detail
  • Proved experience in open-source projects
  • Familiar with or can quickly learn agile development such as Scrum
  • A developing understanding of current trends and best practices in software engineering
  • Possesses positive attitude and creativity
  • Emerging organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently
  • Demonstrated experience being innovative, flexible, engaging and empowered throughout the delivery cycle.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Team > Individual
  • Influences others and can be influenced through character, humility, and example


This is paid internship

Duration: 6-12 months

Hours: 40 preferred

Transportation: Should have his/her own means of transportation

Letter of Interest: Please provide 1 page summary on topic: “Why should I be chosen for this position” including examples of technical accomplishments (E.g.: open-source projects, pet coding projects, other programming projects, etc.)


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What sets us apart

UMass Chan Medical School’s Information Technology Innovation Internship program is designed to provide exceptional opportunities for talented students and to strengthen UMass Chan’s technology ecosystem through the innovative ideas and infectious energy of the interns. The IT Intern will get an opportunity to collaborate with a dynamic team of dedicated individuals committed to delivering forward thinking solutions with a focus on continuous improvement and advancing the health and well-being of the people in Massachusetts and the world through ground-breaking development in education, research and health care delivery.

It’s an exciting time to be at UMass Chan Medical School!  U.S. News & World Report ranks UMass Chan Medical School 12th in the country for primary care, and this internship will provide a unique opportunity to learn and gain valuable skills in an elite academic and research institution that is among the most affordable in the country.