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Scientific Front-End Development Student Intern

The Organization

As an independent research organization, the Morgridge Institute for Research explores uncharted scientific territory to discover tomorrow’s cures. In affiliation with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we support researchers who take a fearless approach to advancing human health in emerging fields such as regenerative biology, metabolism, virology and medical engineering. Through public programming, we work to inspire scientific curiosity in everyday life.

The Opportunity

The Thomson Lab’s LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) helps up access and navigate the metadata for hundreds of experiments and tens of thousands of samples. A front-end development position is available to maintain the site and add new features. You will be active in all stages of development, including requirements gathering, testing, and coding.


The ideal candidate will be fluent in PHP, SQL and HTML, have a strong interest in information management and agile development, and demonstrate outstanding teamwork and communication skills. Other programming languages, git, and data wrangling experience are all of interest. We are willing to train the right candidate.

We are looking for a candidate who is available to work approximately 10-12 hours per week with availability Monday through Friday between 8 am and 5pm. The hourly rate will be $12-$15 depending on experience.

To apply:

Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and PHP code sample (not to exceed 200 lines) as one document. The cover letter should detail interest and relevant experience.

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