This position is posted on behalf of our partner, Magma Math, in Stockholm, Sweden. The candidate will have a mentor on-site and the Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce will assist in finding housing, insurance, and other important matters.
Host company homepage: https://www.magmamath.com/
Start Date: Flexible
Duration of training period: 6 months
About the host company
Magma is the leading platform for data-driven math education. By leveraging handwritten solutions in a digital format, Magma allows teachers to place emphasis on creativity in math while gaining key insights on student progression. This creates a more engaging, inclusive, and pedagogical math class for all students.
Math remains the largest challenge for schools, where one in five students in year 8 are low performers. Math is one of the core pillars on which careers are built, and we believe that K-12 math represents one of the largest opportunities at improving educational outcomes and career prospects for children and young adults.
Originally founded in Stockholm, Sweden, Magma is now growing rapidly in the US. We are an ambitious team on a meaningful mission of improving math education for millions of children.
We are looking for an intern to work in our product team. Magma is loved by thousands of teachers and students, and in the product team, you will be working on how we can improve Magma further. Our product team works closely with teachers in Sweden and the US, to understand the intricacies of education and how our product can contribute to a better learning environment. We are data-driven, look at what works in the real world and aim to test our hypotheses quickly. In the product team, you will be working with developers and product managers while leading your own projects.
- Ambitious team player
- Fast learner who is curious to try new things
- Positive and energetic about challenges
You are passionate about technology and tech products. You like trying new apps, programs, or gadgets and find it exciting to play around with software. Having some programming experience is an advantage, and querying will come in handy. You are attentive to details, and consider the larger implications of making small changes to the product. You are not afraid to try things, and furthermore, you come up with ideas on how to test a hypothesis efficiently. Finally, you are not afraid to get your hands dirty and do things that don’t scale, before building the perfect solution.
- Play a key role in an exciting journey. We are a young company with ambitious targets and meaningful goals.
- A chance to lead projects in product development with tangible results.
- Fantastic colleagues in a fun environment with great opportunities to learn.
Pursuing or has finished a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or similar