Software Engineer Intern

Software Engineer Intern

Quill is a free literacy tool that teaches writing, grammar, and vocabulary skills to students. We are a nonprofit, open source organization,, and there are currently over 200,000 students using Quill. With your help we can teach millions of students.  Learn more about our mission here: We’ve had over 100 people contribute to the site, from developers writing code to educators creating activities. You can see our entire community at

Software Engineers help us build and test new features. Teachers and students have requested a number of new features and learning activities. Help us develop these features!  We are located in the Financial District of NYC, and this will be a commitment of 15-40 hours per week. This position is unpaid. Quill accepts interns throughout the year for 2-6 month internships.  

What Will You Be Doing?

Why Should You Join Us?

  • Solve Important Problems – Our vision is to educate the next generation of writers. Your work has the chance to positively impact millions of students.
  • Big Responsibilities – You will be leading projects and helping us make decisions. We’re looking for people who like to take initiative.
  • Small Team – You will be working with a small team of 4 co-founders, two of whom graduated from Bates in 2011.

What Makes You a Good Fit?

  • Willingness to Learn – You enjoy spending time researching and learning about new technologies.
  • Asking Questions –  We’ve built a large team of mentors, and you’ll need to be comfortable reaching out to our network to ask questions and seek advice.
  • Web App Knowledge – You’ve built your own web apps before, for fun or profit.

To apply please send a brief letter of introduction to Peter Gault at peter (at)

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