Software Development Intern- Texas Connection Consortium



Job Description

Together we are powering the future of Higher Education

Here at Ellucian, we are motivated by a mission ~ the power of education to transform lives and change the world.  We are the global market leader in EdTech for Higher Education, serving more than 2,900 customers and reaching over 22 million students in 50+ countries.  We are dedicated to helping Higher Ed thrive by transforming their institutions to agile, digitally connected campuses that enable student success.

About the Opportunity


For us, an internship is more than just checking a box. It's about learning and developing your skills and exploring your curiosity to figure out what you like or want to do next as you launch your career. You'll be given tools to learn alongside your team and work on relevant projects that make a difference on college campuses, impacting students just like you. We value our interns highly and our program has been highly successful, in fact some of our most senior leaders came-up through our program and have continued to make a mark because of our collaborative and supportive culture.

Apply to be a part of our full-time 16-week internship running from January,16 - May 3,2024 and see what it’s like to live the #ellucianlife.

2023 Vault Rankings 
 #10 Best Internship Globally
 #3 Best Internships for Software Engineering & Development
 #9 Best Diversity for Women
 #10 Best for Racial & Ethnic Diversity

#18 Diversity for LGBTQ+ Individuals

About the opportunity

The Ellucian Texas Connection Consortium (TCC) R&D team is seeking interns to contribute to the global SaaS solution for our Texas clients. The software solutions this team builds deliver top of the line solutions to turn higher ed institution data into actionable business insights for academic and financial success.

Our work uses various technologies including Postgres, AWS, Python, NodeJS, Angular and React to form both our front-end user experiences and associated back-end processes to transform and set a customer's data into our visualization solutions.

Potential candidates should possess a fundamental understanding of a database query language such as PostgreSQL or SQL plus, a fundamental understanding of front-end and/or back-end web application development, and a bonus would be exposure to a C language such as C or C++. Interns will also have the opportunity to contribute to our existing patterns and SDK components during their time here at Ellucian. Fresh, new insights and ideas into web application architecture and development are encouraged in a world with ever-changing tech stacks.

Apart from some solid foundations in the above technologies, we would also like to see candidates with a strong willingness to learn both on their own and through collaboration with team members. This will build communication skills that will allow you to thrive in your future career paths. As an intern with the TCC team, you can expect to work daily with experienced software engineers, analysts, architects and UX Designers.

Where you will make an impact:

  • Proof of concept projects regarding new technologies, including mobile or expanding technologies already in use by our clients
  • Assist with exploratory projects that are currently in development to research and develop solutions for questions not yet answered
  • Participate in the evolution of Ellucian SaaS solutions and become a true cloud leader in the market

What will you bring:

  • Undergraduate student (Junior or rising Senior)
  • Significant coursework in Computer Science or other technical degree program.
  • Top-notch computer programming skills.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiar with common data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented and basic functional idioms
  • Strong web development concepts (html, css, javascript)
  • .Net or Java knowledge
  • Understanding of basic Linux and command line usage
  • Capacity for logical reasoning
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Organization skills
  • Attention to detail

What makes #Ellucianlife

What makes an intern's #ellucianlife awesome

  • Paid Holidays
  • 2 Charity Days
  • Flexible Time
  • Rewards & Recognition




At Ellucian, we believe in the “power of together.” We embrace an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace, and believe that our differences help inspire a culture of acceptance that makes our company more collaborative and innovative. We’re proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other characteristic protected by law. We welcome you to come as you are!