Dec 06, 2019

Technology Intern - Ann Arbor

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description


The Opportunity:

Humantech, a VelocityEHS brand is North America's largest workplace ergonomics consulting firm. As experts in workplace improvements, we help our clients remove barriers to human performance and achieve dramatic improvements in productivity, and in health and safety. This position is located in Ann Arbor, MI.

The purpose of ergonomics is to redesign work through engineering changes to reduce the risk of individuals from developing musculoskeletal disorders. Through your internship you will learn to create software based on research and information developed from subject matter experts in ergonomics. The agile development process will provide insight to the necessary team dynamics to build world class software solutions. The position will require onsite attendance, and candidates must be eligible to lawfully work in the United States.

We are seeking an organized, self-starter who is excited to begin a career in technology, development, or data science. Interns may work with different teams during the internship, including Development, Development Operations, User Experience, Research and Consulting.

The ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude, enthusiasm, great people skills, a willingness to learn and an ability to effectively work with a variety of personalities. We use a team approach, combined with one-on-one education to bring out the best in people.


  • Working with our development and design teams to create workflows for Software As A Service solutions.
  • Using Agile methodologies to plan and track work, communicate with stakeholders, and build solutions.
  • Assist Research team with analysis of product data sets.


Minimal Skills and Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Computer Science, Data Science Engineering, or equivalent degree
  • Experience maintaining a high level of activity, managing multiple ongoing projects, and working effectively in a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Experience working independently, but can also be an effective team member
  • Pro-active learner and open to constructive feedback

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Object Oriented programming with Java or C#
  • Familiarity with SQL

Desired Skills & Experiences:

  • Software life cycle experience
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management skills


At VelocityEHS (formerly MSDSonline) we’re all about helping companies around the world promote a safer work environment for their employees. We develop innovative on-demand (cloud-computing technology) safety and compliance management solutions that enable our customers, environmental health and safety (EHS) professionals in a wide range of industries, to work faster and more cost-effectively in administering their overall safety compliance programs.

Headquartered in the heart of downtown Chicago, VelocityEHS is much more than just a place to work. VelocityEHS has cultivated a unique environment where success is both a journey and an everyday occurrence. We work hard and play hard because we love what we do. We place a high value on teamwork, and at the same time, look for individuals who are self-motivated and willing to take risk to help the company advance.

VelocityEHS offers many benefits, including: paid time off, health/dental insurance, 401(K) plan, casual dress, transit benefit program and more. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Behavior
Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

Preferred: Bachelors





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