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Khan Academy - Mountain View, CA - full-time and intern, designers and devs

We're a non-profit whose mission is to provide a world-class education to anyone, anywhere. We're scaling quickly.

Our students answer over 2 million math problems per day (over 700mm total so far), all generated by our open source exercise generation framework (https://github.com/Khan/khan-exercises), and our videos (now from a variety of authors including Sal) have been viewed over 190mm times. We're tracking all that data and using it to customize each student's experience as well as building brand-new tools like our new programming environment (http://ejohn.org/blog/introducing-khan-cs/). We could use your help.

Working for Khan Academy is one of the highest educational impact positions you can imagine, and we've been called by Wired one of the best places to work in Silicon Valley: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4157078.

We're hiring designers and all types of devs -- mobile, frontend, backend, whatever you want to call yourself. Big plans ahead.

http://www.khanacademy.org/careers




Do you have any opportunities for design internships?


Yes! KA is looking for two types of design interns: product design interns, and visual design interns. We strongly recommend that product design interns be in (or have just completed) an HCI-like program[1] or have relevant real-world experience. Visual design interns can help with everything from making cool stuff around the office, to creating assets (like avatars) for the site, so digital art skills are a must.

The design team is much smaller than the dev team so we will likely only be taking one or two interns this year.

[1] http://hci.stanford.edu/courses/


I'm currently enrolled in a masters HCI-like program, do you have a way I can get in touch with you? My email is in my profile if you would like to reply that way.


For internships, is this paid or unpaid?


Paid. Even though we're a nonprofit, our salaries are competitive with other tech companies.




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