Web Development Internships

English Studies at NBU offers Web Design and Development Internships: coding, metadata tagging, and ePub production for Web Design and Development students.


Duration: around 300 hours part-time, remote work (approx. 3-4 months, 2-3 hrs/day), starting 1 March 2024 until 30 June 2024. Summer internships will also be available.

The internship is unpaid.

The interns assist in the journal's website production, particularly in the production of the (x)HTML and ePub versions of the journal articles.
English Studies at NBU welcomes applicants with an interest in Web Design and Development, particularly e-book publishing, metadata tagging and semantic enrichment with RDFa, JSON-LD, DublinCore.

While transferring the article contents, following the journalโ€™s style guide, to create (x)HTML content, rich metadata and ePub files, you will be learning about RDFa, JSON-LD, DublinCore tagging and enrichment in a journal publishing context.

Job Requirements
๐Ÿ—ธ English Language (B1 reading skills)
๐Ÿ—ธ Good HTML (and/or successfully completed WEBB502 Web development with HTML course)
๐Ÿ—ธ Cooperation with the Managing Editor of the journal
๐Ÿ—ธ Complete relevant reporting tasks
๐Ÿ—ธ Identify opportunities to make code and process improvements.

Personal Requirements
๐Ÿ—ธ Pixel-perfect precision, code-oriented mentality, and an eye for detail
๐Ÿ—ธ Strong ability to prioritize goals and tasks.
๐Ÿ—ธ Responsible and trustworthy
๐Ÿ—ธ Adaptability and flexibility
๐Ÿ—ธ Communicative and positive disposition

We offer:
- Calm and stress-free, remote 'working environment' without fixed deadlines
- Opportunities to expand your knowledge of coding with xHTML and CSS
- Opportunity to learn about the Semantic Web, metadata tagging, semantic enrichment with RDFa, JSON-LD and the DublinCore ontology
- Opportunity to learn about SEO through JSON-LD and Schema.org
- Opportunity to learn about and use Linked Data to create rich bibliographic records
- Opportunities to learn to work with new software, e.g. ePub creation with Sigil.

If you are interested in the position, please send us a short email to [email protected] (Subject line: Internship24) expressing your interest and motivation.

Short-listed candidates will be invited for a brief interview at NBU over a cup of coffee or tea.

Contact for further information and questions:
Stan Bogdanov, PhD
Managing Editor
[email protected]