AR Developer 2019 Spring Internship
Develop an AR app at EChO Foundation
Do you know how to code Augmented Reality?
Are you interested in Food, Nutrition, Public Health?
Join EChO – Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity based in Cambridge, MA that is launching the first mobile app using augmented reality (AR) for better food labeling to help save 14 million children from obesity and its health consequences.
We are seeking graduate or undergraduate interns to assist our foundation (created by a Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative fellow) to help develop a new AR mobile application for food labels that will tell consumers in real time how much added sugar is in foods and beverages.
Compensation Details: This is an unpaid/volunteer position. Hours are flexible and can be full-time or part-time, adapting to the candidate’s availability and class schedule, with a minimum of 12 hours per week for 12 weeks. It cannot be done remotely. Please indicate potential hours/days available when applying. Priority is given to full time interns.
We advise applicants to seek a grant or stipend directly from their schools or institutions that their school would suggest in order to get compensated for this internship, whenever possible.
Location: This position requires being physically located in the Boston/Cambridge area to attend EChO Team meetings at least once a week in Cambridge, Harvard square area – this internship cannot be done remotely.
EChO – Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation, Inc. ("EChO Foundation") is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit startup located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. EChO Foundation has a mission to eradicate childhood obesity throughout the United States and build healthier lives using evidence-based research to drive awareness and nutrition education. This TED Talk, Secondary Sugar Kills, explains why EChO Foundation was created (http://bit.ly/1mdQbNY).
EChO Foundation’s founder, Laurent Adamowicz was a speaker at the augmented reality AR In Action Conference at NYU where he introduced the new concept of SugAR Poke: https://tinyurl.com/SugAR-Fix-Your-Diet
EChO Foundation seeks to launch a “virtual food label system” that will cover all foods in the US to help eradicate childhood obesity.
Experience with C, Java or other programming language, knowledge of Unity and Vuforia
AR experience required
Interest in nutrition and public health preferred
Experience with using code versioning systems (SVN or Git)
Coding websites/apps highly desirable, but not mandatory
You will work closely with a small team to develop and iterate
Contribute to project development through system design, data gathering, programming, and documentation.
Collaborate with other team members to achieve project milestones
Be able to research and defend possible approaches to solve problems.
Be able to learn new SDKs, APIs, and new tools as necessary.
Computer Science; Augmented Reality; Data Analysis ; Data Mining
Contact Laurent Adamowicz, EChO Foundation with CV/resume, dates/hours availability, and letter of interest - with your name on each of the files.