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ESPN Front End Software Engineer Intern – Summer 2018

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 496732BR Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States Business Media Networks Brand ESPN Date posted 02/02/2018

ESPN Front-End Engineering develops and builds all of the pages and applications used across ESPN.com and our global edition sites. This includes working on scoreboards, indices, articles and game following experiences while maintaining the overall architecture of the site.


Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer – Intern focused on front-end engineering at ESPN, you will help build and maintain web applications that serve and excite sports fans across the globe. You will work with modern web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 to deliver scalable, elegant solutions for new features and core site architecture.

  • Build and maintain new features with the front-end engineering team

  • Help test and validate espn.com product functionality

  • Work with senior engineers to implement features following established best practices

  • Partner with other engineering teams to deliver best solutions

Basic Qualifications

  • Real world exposure to front-end web development
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript
  • Must be self-motivated, have a strong team orientation, learn quickly and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Required Education

Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application

Preferred Education

Undergraduate junior going into their senior year

Company Overview

ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.

ESPN, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

Additional Information

  • The dates of this internship are June 2018 through August 2018

  • ​Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months
  • Candidate must be available to work full time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

  • Able to provide own housing and transportation in the Bristol, CT area

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 accumulative​

​ESPN, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

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