MA Intern / Spanish Expert

Join Duolingo for the summer and have real impact on how people learn Spanish.

We are searching for an MA-level intern who is an expert in teaching Spanish and has excellent creative instincts. If you are every student's favorite teacher, we are looking for you! You will have an opportunity to join Duolingo's team of learning scientists, who have expertise in linguistics, curriculum development, and language research. You will help support our efforts to advance Duolingo's mission through innovative and evidence-based teaching. Join Duolingo to use your language skills, pedagogical sensitivities, and creative instincts to help millions of people learn. This is a paid internship that lasts 12 weeks and needs to be completed between May and October 2019.

Responsibilities:
  • Work side by side with talented learning experts, creative producers, designers, engineers, and product managers to bring new product features to life
  • Help conceptualize new features that will teach languages in a fun and quirky way
  • Use your pedagogical expertise to develop creative course content in Spanish
  • Help review and adapt Spanish content to make it appropriate for different levels of student proficiency

Requirements:
  • Recently graduated or graduating by August 2020 with an MA in Spanish, SLA, linguistics, cognitive psychology, education, or a related field
  • Native proficiency in Latin American Spanish
  • Experience teaching Spanish as a second language
  • Demonstrated creative track record (e.g., creative writing, podcast, YouTube videos, screenplays, literary translation, etc.)
  • Good creative instincts and a sense of humor
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • A desire to make the world a better place through technology

Learn more about some of our benefits at the bottom of this page! Here is a sample:
  • Competitive salaries and generous equity
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 20 days of paid time off 
  • 401(k) with generous match
  • Flexible hours

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