Front End Intern

Schrödinger, a leader in the field of computational biochemistry, is seeking a software development Intern to write and maintain JavaScript application code on the collaborative drug design platform, LiveDesign.

The intern will collaborate with LiveDesign's application team to help solve real world issues and improve the LiveDesign platform. Day to day activity will involve using cutting edge technologies and solving complex engineering problems; all in a collaborative and friendly workplace. The intern will also have the chance to participate in LiveDesign's common daily activities and learn what happens behind the scenes of a powerful tool such as LiveDesign.

Previous experience in professional software development is not required, but an interest in adopting best engineering practices is.

A successful candidate will:
  • work well in a collaborative environment
  • be eager to adopt good software engineering practices and methodologies
  • be able to write clear, highly organized, and maintainable code

Required qualifications include:
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills 
    • i.e. be respectful, friendly, and clear; follow through, listen actively, and handle feedback gracefully
  • object-oriented programming in any language
  • familiarity with JavaScript

Desirable qualifications include:
  • familiarity with React
  • familiarity with chemistry and/or biochemistry concepts 

As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, union status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability. 

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