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Computer Science Summer Intern (Developer)

Full/Part Time





$10.00 to $18.50 USD

Equal Employment Opportunity


Job Information

Job Classification



022 Information Services

Work Location

Gay Street

Work Schedule

40 hours/week: M – F, Summer 2019

About KUB

The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) is one of the largest public utilities in the country providing electric, gas, water and wastewater services to more than 457,000 customers in Knoxville and parts of seven surrounding counties. We exist to serve our customers, improving their quality of life by providing utility services that are safe, reliable and affordable. And our mission is about more than just pipes and wires. It’s about being good stewards of our community’s resources: utility assets, customer dollars, and the environment. We work to safeguard those resources and enhance their value for the people of the communities we serve and generations to come.

Work Description

Activities for this position include developing web applications and services using JavaScript libraries and frameworks including Dojo Toolkit, Ember.js, and ArcGIS API for JavaScript. Tasks will include developing single-page applications with JavaScript and web services with Java to modernize existing systems. The successful internship candidate will learn how to interpret functional designs, work in a team development environment, and will code, test and deploy applications and services.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be full-time student pursuing education in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Management, or related discipline
  • Must have and maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 or better
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be available to work up to 40 hours per week, M – F, between 7:00am and 5:00pm
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills

Physical Demands

Physically able to perform the required tasks and responsibilities; the physical requirements for a specific position will be described to the applicant immediately prior to or during the interview.

Note:  The physical demands described above are intended to relate the approximate physical demands of the classification.  Physical demands for a specific position within this classification may vary and/ or exceed those demands described above.  Additional information regarding specific positions is available in Human Resources.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Maintains a GPA of cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Desire to interact with people and provide great service
  • Strong work ethic with attention to detail and willingness to follow step-by-step instructions
  • Experience with Object Oriented development (C++, JAVA, or .Net) and/or JavaScript / HTML & CSS Design
  • Experience with Microsoft productivity suite
  • At least one (1) year remaining as student in degree or educational program

Selection Process

Phase 1 Apply online at

Phase 2 Experience, training, and education evaluation

Phase 3 Interview with department representatives

Phase 4 Written, performance, and behavioral exercises

Phase 5 Background investigation

Phase 6 Physical assessment and/or drug screen

If special accommodations are needed at any phase of the selection process, please notify Human Resources in advance.


Only candidates submitting a completed KUB application and completing each component of the selection process will be considered for KUB positions.  KUB does not accept unsolicited applications; completed applications are only considered for advertised vacancies.  Please no third party inquiries.  Due to the volume of applications and resumes we receive, only applicants invited to interview will be contacted.  Applicants should apply on all positions of interest.  KUB reserves the right to consider applications for additional vacancies in the same classification within 120 days of the original posting, after which time, applicants must reapply to be considered for any application.  If KUB is unable to contact the applicant because the information on the application is no longer correct, the application will be considered inactive and the applicant no longer eligible for employment.


Posted 12-5-2018

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