I am an assistant professor of health policy and management at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University. I am seeking a part-time C++ programmer to implement a decision analytic model that involves markov chain simulations. This will be the last stage of a research project in collaboration with Harvard Medical School to evaluate the costs and benefits of a non-traditional medical therapy for prostate cancer. The candidate will have the opportunity to play an essential role in the health economics analysis of this project. The candidate may work remotely, but must be able to meet with the team if needed. This position expects up to 20 hours of effort per week. Compensation is negotiable.
Duration: March 1st, 2015 – May 31st, 2016
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
- Advanced C++ programming skills
- In-depth understanding of Markov process and Monte Carlo simulation
- Ability to design/develop/debug simulation models
- Good analytical and problem solving skills
- Self-motivated, available to work independently and quickly
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Looking for a Python tutor who is knowledgeable about using Python for data analysis.
- Four hours a week - $40 an hour - Foggy Bottom or on campus.
My 10 year old son (“John”) attended a summer computer programming camp and is interested in continuing to develop his skills in basic Java programming. We are interested in having him work with a tutor twice a month for a few hours, assign him age-appropriate reading and homework, and assess his progress.
Hourly fee is negotiable, will include your travel time.
Ideally, tutoring sessions would occur at our home in Alexandria, though we are open to other options.
A research lab of one of Japan's largest internet companies needs Spanish and German data annotators.
Employer: Rakuten USA
+ Identify and annotate brand names, colors and other types of entities in Spanish or German e-commerce data
+ Authorized to work in the US
(An international student with a CPT permit is welcome)
+ Languages: The candidate needs to have proficiency in one of the two languages below:
++ Spanish: Native (preferred) or advanced level/full proficiency
++ German: Native (preferred) or advanced level/full proficiency
+ Sign NDA form to have access to the data
+ OK to work from home
+ The initial task requires:
++ German annotation: around 58-60 hours (preferably need to be done ~8 days)
++ Spanish annotation: around 50 hours (preferably need to be done ~7 days)
+ There is a possibility that there will be more data to annotate in the near future
The Coding School, a non-profit dedicated to teaching coding to elementary and middle school students, is looking for undergrads, graduate students, and PhD candidates majoring in Computer Science to teach coding classes at K-8 schools around DC! We believe that learning how to code is like learning a foreign language, and the earlier a child begins learning, the easier programming will become. We are an LA-based organization started January 2014 and will be teaching coding courses at schools throughout Los Angeles this Fall including in the LA Unified School District and the Beverly Hills Unified School District. We are working with schools in RI and Hawaii and now have several schools in the DC area wanting to implement our program. We are also being considered by the National Science Foundation for a research grant on Coding and Early Education. Your commitment can be as little as 1 hour per week – pay will be $20-25/hr. Two of our instructors have already credited their recently earned internships at Microsoft and the like to their teaching positions with The Coding School.
The Potomac Art Therapy Association, a local non-profit, is looking for a volunteer interested in expanding his or her portfolio and experience! We are searching for someone with knowledge of website design and programming for tech help with our website. We need help with current problems we are facing with our site and are hoping this individual can provide support on a continuing basis for trouble shooting and website updates as needed. We expect this to be at least 4-5 times a year.
Our website URL is http://www.potomacarttherapy.org/
The website platform is Jumpline: https:://my.kumpline.com/branded/login
The content management system used to update most of the info on the site is Wordpress.
Green Door, a non-profit mental health agency, is seeking a talented individual for a temporary full-time summer position working as a Desktop Support Technician to support and maintain on premise desktop computer systems, peripherals, and tablets.
- Install, upgrade, configure, diagnose, test, repair and maintain hardware, software, and equipment resulting in optimal workstation performance.
- Configure and secure tablet devices for staff deployments.
- Receive and respond to incoming calls, emails, and/or work requests regarding employee problems
- Currently enrolled in an accredited Computer Science Program.
- Critical thinking skills.
- Must possess a keen attention to detail.
- Ability to troubleshoot problems in hardware, software and desktop operating systems.
- Familiarity with both Windows and iOS preferred.
- Some networking familiarity a plus.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong customer service skills.
- Self-motivated and directed.
- Keen attention to detail.
This position pays $10-12 per hour based on experience.
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A local Neuropsychology Center needs your talents to build a game-like app for teenagers. The wireframes are finished and ready for the digital interface and coding. This project is paid in cash, not share of equity. Great job for over the holidays.
I am a small-business owner seeking help with a new website designed in WordPress that is about 7/8 done. The original designer is no longer available to finish, and I’m stuck with an incomplete site. I need someone for a short-term gig to do the following:
- Study both the existing site and the new site to understand what’s been done to date.
- Sit down with me for a few hours in person to 1) answer a long list of questions/changes that need to be addressed; 2) train me in how to make my own future changes
- Assist with the full transition of current subscribers from the old site to the new site (only partially done to date).
- Test anything that needs testing.
- Help me make the site go live and work out any kinks that show up.
You need to be comfortable working with:
- all functions of WordPress, including creating/editing Shortcodes and Plugins
- relational databases & SQL/PHP, including a password system
- online payment API’s (preferably Stripe)
Wanted Immediately: app designer and coder for paid, one time project – an interactive mindful game for teens. Wireframes are complete and available with signed confidentiality agreement.
Time frame: Fall 2013.
Grad student in consortium school is looking for a tutor with experience in Python programming language. Object-oriented programming experience preferred but not necessary. Flexible scheduling. Fee for services.
Research group from the GWU Chemistry department needs to quickly find a talented programmer to help write code that automates data entry of spectral data and integrates it with statistical algorithms written in R. The programming language of choice is up for discussion. The goal is to eventually implement this into a web-based tool. We have a fixed budget and anticipate the project to last 4-8 weeks part-time work. Must be an independent worker. Can provide a work space in the lab if desired.
Program: Youth Leadership
Supervisor: Youth Program Coordinator
Location: 1420 Columbia Rd., NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
About CentroNía and the Youth Leadership Program
CentroNía is a nationally recognized, multicultural learning community with a pioneering
approach to bilingual education. Visit CentroNía and see children building bilingual literacy skills
with a native speaker, teens experimenting with music, or budding entrepreneurs preparing to
build a quality childcare business.
The CentroNía Youth Leadership Program serves youth ages 14-21 by engaging them in free
programs and workshops based on their interests. The program is youth driven and encourages
youth to take ownership of the program, making decisions that will affect its future. This fall
2013, the program will host a series of project based workshops that will enable youth to use
technology to produce their own photos, apps, short films, magazines, and much more.
CentroNía Youth Leadership Program is seeking a current college student or graduate who is
interested in volunteering to teach a weekly 2-hour workshop focused on designing iOS/Android
apps for beginners using a program such as AppArchitect. In return, the Youth Program will
provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience in one-on-one youth development and
small project design. CentroNia will give the volunteer and youth access to 8 iMacs and 3 iPads,
as well as an Apple iOS Developer’s Account, to run this workshop. This person should be
enthusiastic about CentroNía’s mission and goals and eager to complement his/her learning
with a hands-on experience running a weekly app design workshop.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Designing a curriculum for a once a week, 2 hour workshop for youth ages 14-21 to help
them make their own basic apps on any subject they’re interested in
- Teach using an app development platform such as AppArchitect for youth who have no
- Provide guidance for all design element and technical questions that youth participants
- Assist in publishing youth-developed apps
- Getting youth motivated to participate and be creative based on their own interests
- Coordinating with Youth Program staff for all workshop and event ideas and logistics
- Help plan an end-of-workshop presentation of the apps for CentroNia, the community,
and participants’ friends and family
- Excellent interpersonal skills in both a professional environment as well as with youth
- Experience with graphic design programs such as Adobe Photoshop or InDesign as well
as mobile app Software Development Kits (SDKs)
- Demonstrate initiative, self-motivation, and continual learning
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team
- Spanish proficiency desired but not required
Hours, Start Date and Duration
Two hours per week within the timeframe of 3:30-6:30pm. The workshop will start at a mutually
agreed upon date in October and conclude in December 2013. The workshop may continue
through the 2013-2014 academic year depending on mutual interest and satisfactory
performance. This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Depending on funding availability, there is
the possibility of future payment for this work.
Please submit your resume and cover letter; indicating the position you are applying to:
Human Resources Department at CentroNía at:
1420 Columbia Road, NW, DC 20009
Fax (202) 745-0154
“Educating children and youth, and strengthening families, in a bilingual, multicultural
CentroNía is an equal opportunity employer
Are you looking for a PAID summer project to add to your portfolio and resume?
I am seeking a student at GWU to help me redesign my company's website, logo and implement an e-commerce solution for 7 products. My company is an apparel manufacturing company located in Alexandria VA. The apparel is designed and sewn in the USA.
The candidate must have the following qualities:
-knowledgeable in CSS, HTML, Photoshop, Illustrator, Wordpress and e-commerce platforms
-able to meet deadlines
-proven examples of original work
This project is a paid project. A set amount will be negotiated to complete the project and candidate will be paid as milestones are achieved. The project is available to begin immediately and I would like a turnaround time of 3 weeks from agreed start date. This project can be done remotely although there is preference for a student who is present in the DC metro area and available for occasional meetings.
Last semester we created a basic site called GW Ask a Guy, where girls from GW could go on a website and ask any ‘love’ related question to a guy, anonymously. The site received 2000 hits in the first two weeks and many more after that.
We are looking for a Graduate or Undergraduate student that could design an HTML website, modeled after www.gwaskaguy.com, where people could create an account and have the “Ask, Shout and Confess” functionalities. This would be a great way to get involved in a project from the ground up and partake in website that is likely to receive many hits from GW students (based on the past success of gwaskaguy.com). If confident in your ability to create the site, we can offer an initial stipend of $300 for the work and negotiate terms for continuity.
Local entrepreneur with a functioning database driven website needs help with systems configuration and programming. Immediate need is to help owner turn his pc into a virtual environment (to make changes to site infrastructure prior to making them live). Second priority is to change scripts relating to trial subscriptions. Additional projects needed are: creating a “cron” job that sends daily emails based on user preferences; other changes necessary to change site back end (data upload and filtering) and front end (site querying). Looking for someone with Python experience. Site uses the django framework backed by postgreSQL. I am confident that a capable person with python experience can figure out how to work with the rest of the site infrastructure. I frankly don’t care what year someone is provided they can help me.
I am looking to start someone at $12 an hour for 5 or so hours a week for an indefinite time period. This opportunity will suit someone looking for a flexible source of income where they can learn new skills. Extending the duration of employment, increasing the number of hours, and upping compensation will depend upon what the programmer brings to the table and how successful the website is.
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