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Visualization Intern

Do you love learning, thinking, and sharing knowledge with the world? Are you a creative who always wants to try out new ways to express your thoughts? Are you up for innovative challenges? Then read up:

We are the Whim_ team with the mission to make knowledge communication an easy and creative experience. We believe that everybody deserves to have easy access to knowledge and the means to express their opinion on complex topics. For this purpose, we are now crafting our first prototype –– Visualink, a visualization software for academic knowledge.

We are looking for a Visualization Intern to join our team in Berlin. In this internship, you will help us create a visual language and broaden the Visualink library. Your work will impact the way the world communicates knowledge in the future.

What You'll Do

  • Study academic literature and understand it
  • Translate the concepts into graphics using Visualink
  • Create new graphic elements using Figma or hand-drawing
  • Analyze new discoveries for creating the Visualink visual language

Who You Are

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the humanities and planning to graduate in 2021 or 2022
  • Have an excellent visual imagination, and a talent for presenting complex topics in an understandable way
  • A highly self-motivated individual with the ability to set weekly s-m-a-r-t goals for yourself
  • Proven track record in collaborating with others
  • Open to receive and give constructive feedback from/to everyone

Important! We strongly believe that student labour should not be exploited. Since we do not yet have the budget for a paid internship, we can only accept your application if you are currently enrolled at an university.

You application should include:

  • 1 page CV
  • ½ page short motivation letter
  • Certificate of study/enrollment
  • [Optional] visualization examples
  • Please send everything as PDF-files to whimstartup@gmail.com

Research Intern

Do you love learning, thinking, and sharing knowledge with the world? Are you a curious mind who always wants to know more about the new studies out there? Are you up for innovative challenges? Then read up:

We are the Whim_ team with the mission to make knowledge communication an easy and creative experience. We believe that everybody deserves to have easy access to knowledge and the means to express their opinion on complex topics. For this purpose, we are now crafting our first prototype –– Visualink, a visualization software for academic knowledge.

We are looking for a Research Intern to join our team in Berlin. In this internship, you will help us collect and analyze relevant research about data/content visualization, and help us navigate the unknown realm of innovation. Your work will impact the way the world communicates knowledge in the future.

What You'll Do

  • Browse and screen through articles about data/content visualization
  • Select and summarize important findings
  • Apply these findings to reflect on Visualink’s development
  • Present your discoveries to the team

Who You Are

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the humanities and planning to graduate in 2021 or 2022
  • Have excellent analytic skills, and a talent for organizing information in an understandable way
  • A highly self-motivated individual with the ability to set weekly s-m-a-r-t goals for yourself
  • Proven track record in collaborating with others
  • Open to receive and give constructive feedback from/to everyone

Important! We strongly believe that student labour should not be exploited. Since we do not yet have the budget for a paid internship, we can only accept your application if you are currently enrolled at an university.

You application should include:

  • 1 page CV
  • ½ page short motivation letter
  • Certificate of study/enrollment
  • [Optional] 1 piece of academic work that demonstrate your analytic skills
  • Please send everything as PDF-files to whimstartup@gmail.com

Development Intern

Do you love coding? Would you like to be involved in creating a software innovation from the very beginning? Then read up:

We are the Whim_ team with the mission to make knowledge communication an easy and creative experience. We believe that everybody deserves to have easy access to knowledge and the means to express their opinion on complex topics. For this purpose, we are now crafting our first prototype –– Visualink, a visualization software for academic knowledge.

We are looking for a Development Intern to join our team in Berlin. In this internship, you will help us code the web-based Visualink editor. Your work will impact the way the world communicates knowledge in the future.

What You'll Do

  • Work in a team together with two other full-time developers
  • Adapt the Visualink prototype based on user feedback
  • Code new features for the editor (React, Typescript, HTML canvas, fabric.js)

Who You Are

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and planning to graduate in 2021 or 2022
  • Able to code in React and Typescript
  • [Optional] Experienced with HTML canvas and/or fabric.js
  • A highly self-motivated individual with the ability to set weekly s-m-a-r-t goals for yourself
  • Proven track record in collaborating with others
  • Open to receive and give constructive feedback from/to everyone

Important! We strongly believe that student labour should not be exploited. Since we do not yet have the budget for a paid internship, we can only accept your application if you are currently enrolled at an university.

You application should include:

  • 1 page CV
  • ½ page short motivation letter
  • Certificate of study/enrollment
  • [Optional] coding examples
  • Please send everything as PDF-files to whimstartup@gmail.com

If you have any question, feel free to write us an email. We typically reply within 24 hours during weekdays.