Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is a joint computational research center with Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. Established in 1986, PSC is supported by several federal agencies, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and private industry.

PSC provides university, government and industrial researchers with access to several of the most powerful systems for high-performance computing, communications and data storage available to scientists and engineers nationwide for unclassified research. PSC advances the state of the art in high-performance computing, communications and data analytics and offers a flexible environment for solving the largest and most challenging problems in computational science.

The Student Research Programmer will work with PSC’s Biomedical Applications Group to manage metadata collected from data submitters. They will also design and implement workflows to streamline the metadata updates of data collections.

Our internships offer the opportunity to:

  • Gain valuable experience and knowledge in research computing.
  • Network with leaders in academia and industry to form valuable relationships.
  • Designing and implementing workflows to streamline data and metadata exploration.
  • Maintaining existing or building new code for the project.

Job Requirements     
Successful candidates will have the following:

  • Candidates must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.Examples of relevant majors are computer science and software engineering or any major with a significant computational/programming component.
  • Experience programming in Python.
  • Some experience in web development.
  • Basic understanding of databases.
  • Experience using Linux and a basic understanding of bash or similar.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and creativity.

This internship is open to anyone currently enrolled in a degree seeking program at Slippery Rock University, Community College of Allegheny County, Bucks County Community College or Pennsylvania Western University. This is a hybrid in-person/ remote or fully in-person position and all work must be conducted while in the United States. Our offices are located at 300 South Craig Street, Pittsburgh, PA.