Spring 2016 Internships with BK Bots!

 

Overview

Interested in working with robots, kids and computers? Apply for one of our BK Bots semester internships! They are a great way for high school Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors to gain exposure to a range of STEM fields through hands-on experience. During this 12-week program you will:

  • Work alongside BK Bots instructor Sean Spillane as an assistant in the Lego Robotics classes for elementary and middle schoolers
  • Learn the Mindstorms kit and programming language from top to bottom while gaining experience working with children in a workshop setting
  • Enroll for free in either or both of our JavaScript and Arduino semester classes, each valued at $300

This is a great opportunity for something unique to put on college applications and your resume!

Eligibility

This internship is open to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Knowledge of Lego Mindstorms, Arduino, robotics, electronics or coding is a plus, but this opportunity is also open to motivated students with a strong desire to learn but no previous experience. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0, or 80 on a 100 point scale, and strong math, science and writing skills.

Duration

Spring 2016 Session:    Feb 22 - May 27

Weeks off:     Mar 21-25 and Apr 25-29

The minimum commitment for this internship is 2 days per week. On Tuesday or Thursday, you would assist in the Lego class from 4:00-6:30 pm and attend the JavaScript or Arduino class from 7:00-8:30 pm. On Wednesday or Friday, you would assist in the Lego Robotics class from 4:00-6:00 pm, for a total of 6-7 hours per week. If you are interested in doing more than two days per week, please indicate that below.

Location

All classes are held in our two Park Slope locations. The Lego classes are located at the Puppetworks, 338 6th Ave at 4th St, and the JavaScript and Arduino classes are located at the Mathnasium of Park Slope, 361 5th Ave at 5th St, 11215.

Apply Now!

Fill in the form below to submit your application. Please also send a resume in PDF form to info@bkbots.com with the subject line "Spring 2016 Internship Applicant".

All applications are due by Jan 31, 2016. 

Name *
Name
Availability *
Please indicate which days of the week you are able to work. You must select at least one day from Tues/Thurs and one day from Wed/Fri.
Please use the space below to describe yourself, your interests and experiences with technology, and why you are interested in interning at BK Bots. 500 words maximum.
Tell me about something you would create if you had unlimited access to supplies. It can be any sort of device or idea, as long as it is something. Creativity is encouraged!