Internship Opportunities

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February 10, 2015

The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Information Technology program is currently seeking student interns in the fields of software development and database administration. This is an excellent opportunity for students to engage in professional development and gain real world experience with an organization that is committed to serving the citizens of Kansas.

Who We Are:

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is the nation's first state department of agriculture. The agency is devoted to the total support of agriculture in Kansas. The department works for the entire Kansas agriculture sector, including farmers, ranchers, food establishments and agribusinesses. The department is dedicated to providing support and assistance to make Kansas businesses successful and encouraging more farms, ranches and other agriculture business to expand in or relocate to Kansas.

What We Do:

The Kansas Department of Agriculture fulfills its statutory responsibility of regulating business functions in accordance with state law. The department works to ensure businesses know what laws affect them and how they can ensure they are in compliance with those laws. In this process, the department aims to minimize excessive rules and regulation.

The Position

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is currently seeking to fill the position of IT Intern within the Information Technology program. This position will work with the agency staff to preform data analysis in order to provide different business units with accurate information to make data drives decisions.

Collaborate with other developers and KDA staff on new and existing applications. This includes planning, design, coding, testing, debugging, and documenting new application screens, reports, batch processing, interfaces, and data extracts.

This position will report to the CIO and will be encouraged to provide new and fresh ideas in the area of Computer Science.


1. Applicants must be currently enrolled at least half-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.

2. Applicants must be enrolled in an associate, baccalaureate, graduate, or post-graduate degree program with coursework related to information technology.

3. Applicants will be required to work from the KDA’s Headquarters located in Manhattan, KS.

4. Applicants will need to be available to work between 15 and 20 hours per week during KDA’s hours of operation. (Monday thru Friday; 8AM to 5PM.)

Recommended Skills:

It is suggested but not required that applicants poses a working knowledge of:

 Microsoft .NET Framework (C#.NET or VB.NET)

 Microsoft SQL Server

 Microsoft Reporting Services

 Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 R2

 VMWare

Candidates with experience in Oracle Database, Oracle Reports, or Oracle Forms are particular sought after.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position please email Lindsay Pinnington, Assistant HR Director, Human Resources, Lindsay.Pinnington@KDA.KS.GOV or (785) 564-6712. Applicants will need to submit a cover letter, resume, and a class schedule.


Travis Rail

Chief Information Officer

Kansas Department of Agriculture

Software Development Intern - Henderson Engineers

February 3, 2015

Henderson Engineers is seeking Software Development Interns for the Summer of 2015 in their metro Kansas City area headquarters office. Interns work fulltime during the summer in Kansas City, and must be available to continue working part-time (10 hours +/- per week) during school semesters either in our headquarters office, or in our Manhattan, Kansas office in Aggieville. Internships typically lead to fulltime opportunities upon graduation! Students should have completed at least 2 years of coursework within the CIS curriculum.

Here’s what we’re looking for: Software development Interns to work directly with senior and junior developers to write new and maintain existing internal web-based software to support HEI’s staff. Perform development work both in small teams, and independently with minimal supervision. Execute the technical design, development and testing of new features and updates to existing software.
At least 2 years of development experience (classroom experience or job related). Strong understanding of Object Oriented design principals and programming methodologies is a must. Experience with .NET and C# and Visual Studio is required. Understanding of relational database design and methodologies is a must.
Experience with ASP.NET and other web based technologies (such as HTML, javascript, web services, css) is preferred. Experience with version control software such as Subversion, CVS, GIT is a plus.

Henderson Engineers is a national leader in engineering design and consulting with 500+ employees in 10 offices. We are consistently voted a Top 10 Best Place to Work in Kansas City! Explore our website to learn more about our culture, our projects and our people.

Founded in 1970, Henderson Engineers, Inc. offers mechanical, electrical and plumbing design services on a regional and national basis. Headquartered in Lenexa, KS, HEI is licensed in all 50 states with branch offices in Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Tampa, Las Vegas, New York City, Bentonville, AR and Manhattan, KS. With more than 500 employees, over 100 licensed engineers, and over 100 LEED accredited professionals, HEI is able to offer the quality and efficiency expected from our clients.

HEI designs systems for various facilities including retail, restaurant, healthcare, educational, corporate, governmental, hospitality, religious and industrial. Check out the "Portfolio" on our website to see a virtual tour of our past and present projects.
2006, 2009 - 2014 Finalist “Best Places to Work" – Kansas City Business Journal
2009, 2010 “Champion of Business” – Kansas City Business Journal
Named a “Fastest Growing Company” in Kansas City for 15 Consecutive Years – Ingram’s Magazine

Henderson Engineers, Inc. is an EEO – M/F/V/D employer and participates in the E-Verify program

Interested students may submit their resumes via our website at Look for open positions in Kansas City and choose the Software Developer Intern position. Please contact Bā Stein for more information.

October 6, 2014

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week fellowship that prepares postdocs and PhDs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier summer and fall sessions, we will be holding a winter postdoc fellowship.

Locations: There will be both an in-person (in NYC) and online section of the fellowship.

Dates: Both sections will be from 01/05/15 to 02/13/15

Who should apply: Anyone within one year of graduating from a PhD program or who has already obtained a PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from internaitonal students welcome. There is a common application for both the online and in-person sections. Everyone else (including non-PhDs) is enouraged to sign-up for a future session.

For additional information, checkout our websiteblogVenture Beat article, or Harvard Business Review piece.